APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety and health practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Under general direction, the incumbent will design, develop, and present formal training on a wide range of safety and health regulations, standards, safe work practices, hazard abatement strategies, risk management and other management practices related to workplace safety and health; present courses at employers' worksites or at predetermined locations to reach multiple employers simultaneously; conduct internal staff training for both safety and industrial hygiene staff of the Division of Industrial Relations (DIR); instruct, assist, and motivate employers to achieve ongoing regulatory compliance; take appropriate proactive steps to provide a safe and healthy working environment for employees; develop safety and health related management systems and internal capabilities for providing training to employees and provide training and safety management services within their own company.
NOTE: Per NV State Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of 48 hours per year (part-time prorated) through June 30, 2015.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, occupational safety and health, or closely related field and two years of adult education experience including curriculum development and course presentation on occupational safety and health related topics; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, biological or physical sciences, hazardous materials, engineering, public health or related field and four years of
experience as described above; OR certification as a Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP); OR an equivalent combination of education, certifications, and experience; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Training in Nevada State service.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
Fluent Spanish required; to include reading, writing, speaking, and translating programs & materials from English to Spanish.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.