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Recruitment #22-000636-0001


The Department of Labor, (DOL), Division of Labor & Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of OSH Compliance Hygienist I. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement.




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

Main Purpose of Job

An Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Compliance Hygienist I is the entry level of work at the Maryland Department of Labor involving the inspection, research and analysis of the effect of chemical or physical workplace hazards on worker health. Employees in this classification help to control or eliminate workplace hazards through compliance and enforcement measures designed to provide corrective action for violators of the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Law.  


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.


Experience: Four years of experience inspecting, researching and analyzing chemical and physical workplace hazards affecting employee health.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of 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 for the required experience.

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 experience.


Bachelor’s degree in physical or life science (including applicants obtaining their degrees by December 2022)


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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or 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.


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 PROCESS. 

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit 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.

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.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

All copies of transcripts documents must be uploaded for review.



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 Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 22-000636-0001 OSH CO Hyg I/ C. Wise 
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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