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Recruitment #18-000636-0001




10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

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


  • 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.



Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, physical science or life science which includes twelve credit semester 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: None.

1. 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. 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 education.



Bachelor’s degree in physical or life science


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.


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.


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.



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.


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



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.



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 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: 18-000636-0001 (OSH CO HI/FR)
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.