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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COMPLIANCE OFFICER MANAGER

Recruitment #21-001316-0001

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

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

10946 Golden West Drive, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

Oversee Cooperative Programs Unit including VPP, CCP, SPECS, Training and Outreach, and the Research and Statistics unit. Ensure MOSH activities and Supervisors meet programmatic and grant goals. Provide guidance to Supervisors to ensure competence and development of field inspectors, trainers, and occupational safety and health data analysts. Promote compliance with state and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards to improve workplace safety and health for all Maryland workers.

POSITION DUTIES

Oversees Cooperative Programs staff, along with Training & Outreach and Research & Statistics units to ensure performance of all required activities and utilize resources appropriately including Alliances, Partnerships, Training for public, and Training for in-house personnel. This includes ensuring units' Administrators and Supervisors are managing and directing their staff on performing mandated inspections and site visits, training, partnering with outside organizations, alliances, and meeting performance requirements. This position makes final recommendations to the Assistant Commissioner and Commissioner on acceptance into a cooperative program after rigorous onsite and programmatic review and ensures the parameters and integrity of each program is maintained.

Directs and manages the training of new 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 and classroom training in accordance with the FOM. This position will directly supervise each new class of field investigators, or will manage the Supervisor in charge of a certain subject matter, for 6 months to one year until graduation.

Provides technical support and assistance to the public and staff to enhance understanding of workplace hazards, new standard development, injury and illness trends, and policy development through speaking engagements, meetings, and committees. Initiates and implements agency emphasis programs involving federal stand downs, teen safety initiatives, tree trimming safety, grain handling, etc.  

Meet with outside organizations and Federal counterparts to find and utilize resources to bring agency closer to meeting performance goals outlined in annual plan. Serves on various local, state and national boards to represent the agency.

Manages and directs building operations and equipment manager to ensure building is ready for public access, supervises the fleet and equipment manager, and is liaison between building management and OGS/DGS.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: One year of experience supervising employees in the inspection of various workplaces to ensure compliance and enforcement of applicable State and federal occupational safety and health laws, regulations and standards.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute 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 on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours to include 12 credit hours in construction, engineering, fire, manufacturing or occupational safety and health technologies 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.

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 call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a phone number where they can be reached.

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

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

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 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: 21-001316-001 /OSH CO Mgr.
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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