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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COMPLIANCE OFFICER I

Recruitment #18-000532-0004

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 Bay Street, Easton, MD 21601

Main Purpose of Job

Conducts occupational safety and health inspections at the entry level in the Division of Labor and Industry.

POSITION DUTIES

Participates in formal and on-the-job training programs related to safety and health inspection. Learns how to interpret complex technical standards, policies and procedures necessary for enforcement of the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Law.

Under supervision, observes and participates in routine safety and health inspections and interventions in private and public sector establishments.

Develops, prepares and submits oral and/or written reports of field activity as required and requested.

Performs other duties as assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: None

Note: Experience in the interpretation and application of fire, health or safety regulations and the preparation of narrative reports documenting factual findings of inspections or investigations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

At least (6) months of work experience in the construction and/or manufacturing (i.e. machine shop, fabricating facilities, textiles, etc.) fields.

Applications must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Some college preferred with specific emphasis within the safety or occupational health fields of study.

2. Completion of an accredited certificate program in occupational safety and health.

3. Professional certifications in occupational safety and health (such as CSP, ASP, OHST, CHST)

4. Related experience such as performing safety and health inspections, identifying and correcting hazards, completing job hazard analyses.

5. Ability to speak and write fluent Spanish preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees 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 call in on a 24 hours a day basis and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached, or carry an electronic pager

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment. 

SELECTION 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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION/EXAMINATION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualification, including any required documentation (diploma, transcripts, certificate, etc) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

Applications that meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring manager for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BENEFITS

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 email to chevelle.wise@maryland.gov 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: 18-000532-0004 OSH Compliance Ofc I (CW)
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.