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OSH COMPLIANCE HYGIENIST I

Throughout the State of Maryland

Recruitment #21-000636-0001

Introduction

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.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

10946 Golden West Drive, 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.

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: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, physical science or life science which includes 12 credit hours in chemistry and 18 additional 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.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute experience inspecting, researching and analyzing chemical and physical workplace hazards affecting employee health 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

[Best] Bachelor’s degree in physical or life science (including those obtaining by June 2021); [Better] bachelor’s degree in any other field, and also meeting the minimum coursework requirements; [Qualified] anyone else meeting the minimum qualifications and coursework requirements.

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

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (MDOL/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to MDOL/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.

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.

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. 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: 

MDOL Office of Human Resources 
Attn: OSH Compliance Hygienist I (21-000636-0001) CW 
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100 
Baltimore, MD 21201 


Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL 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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