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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COMPLIANCE OFFICER I

Trainee

Recruitment #23-000532-0002

Introduction

If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DLI team today! The Division of Labor and Industry (DLI) is seeking a dedicated candidate to fill an important role within our Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) program.

As a member of the DLI team, you can have a fulfilling career, while also enjoying a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), becoming vested in the State pension, supplemental retirement options, and even joining the Maryland State Employees Credit Union.

We strongly encourage applicants living within 50 minutes of Cambridge to apply for the Easton location.

GRADE

ASTD12

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 Bay Street, Suite 307, Easton, MD 21601
                              OR
9201 Basil Court Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

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

Experience: None.

Note: Candidates may substitute 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.

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.

Some college preferred with specific emphasis within the safety or occupational health fields of study.

Work experience in the construction and or/manufacturing (i.e machine shop, fabricating facilities, textiles, etc.) fields; and/or experience performing safety and health inspections, identifying and correcting hazards, and completing job hazard analyses.

Completion of an accredited certificate program in occupational safety and health; and/or professional certifications in occupational safety and health (such as CSP, ASP, OHST, CHST).

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 (Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Labor/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 on a 24 hours a day basis and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

SELECTION 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 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.

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.

***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  submit via email to brianna.freeman1@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 CO I (#23-000532-0002)BF
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

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.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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