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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COMPLIANCE OFFICER III

Work Location: Easton MD Regional Office

Recruitment #19-001312-0001

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions. 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.

Main Purpose of Job

Identify and document workplace hazards in order to improve workplace safety and health for all Maryland workers.

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.

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

Communicates, interprets and demonstrates professional knowledge of Maryland Occupational Safety and Health laws and standards to assist customers in abatement of unsafe conditions 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: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience in the inspection of work places to ensure compliance and initiate enforcement of state and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards.

Notes: 1. Additional 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.

2. Thirty semester credit hours to include twelve credit hours in construction, engineering, fire, manufacturing or occupational safety and health technologies may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-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.

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. 

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment, Applications must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. 

Work experience in the occupational safety and health field, construction and/or manufacturing (i.e. machine shop, fabricating facilities, textiles, etc.) fields.

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.

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

1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a phone number where they can be reached. 2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Use of Illegal 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. 

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.

***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 contact Chevelle Wise 410-230-6293 or 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:19-001312-0001 (OSH Compliance Officer III) 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.



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