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OSH COMPLIANCE HYGIENIST LEAD/ADVANCED (Internal Only)

Recruitment #17-000639-0001

Introduction

The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions and build an applicant pool for anticipated position vacancies. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time of applying. Applicants in pool will remain active for one year and be considered as opening occurs.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

10946 Golden West Drive, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

Identify and document workplace hazards in order to improve workplace safety and health for all Maryland workers. This position provides training, guidance and instruction to lower level compliance officers. The position also performs supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Regional Supervisor.

POSITION DUTIES

Identifies unsafe working conditions to eliminate hazards by performing inspections and compliance assistance in accordance with the Field Operations Manual (FOM).

Directs and trains other OSHCOs in the recognition and documentation of hazards, the application of laws, regulations and standards to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses using on-the-job training in accordance with the FOM.

Prepares and files written and oral reports of inspections and training activities in a logical, concise and effective format to document compliance activities in accordance with Agency policy.

Supports the Regional Supervisor in the conduct of regional administration by conducting informal conferences and case file reviews to support Agency goals in accordance with MOSH policies and procedures.

Manages regional operations in the absence of the Regional Supervisor in accordance with MOSH policies and procedures.

Provides technical support to the public to enhance understanding of workplace hazards in accordance with the FOM.

Performs other duties as assigned by management, including but not limited to, duty officer, performing or attending in-house and/or outside training activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, physical science or life science which includes twelve credit semester credit hours in chemistry and eighteen additional semester credit hours in any combination of the following: chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology or industrial hygiene.

Experience: Three years of experience inspecting, researching and analyzing chemical and physical workplace hazards affecting employee health in order to control or eliminate hazards and to ensure compliance with federal and State occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards.

 

Notes:

1. Additional experience inspecting, researching and analyzing chemical and physical workplace hazards affecting employee health may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. A Master’s degree in industrial hygiene may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance classifications or General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance specialty codes in the Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 17-000639-0001 (OSH HYG I Lead/Advance) Internal Only
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.