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.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety 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.
This position works within the Department of Business and Industry's Industrial Relations Division located in Henderson, NV. The Safety Specialist will perform safety inspections of elevator equipment and will also conduct inspections of elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, personnel hoists, and related equipment. Additionally, the incumbent will travel up to 25% of the time to perform inspections and may be required to use a personal vehicle to conduct State business. Working shifts other than 7:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. may be required, including weekends.
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 engineering or closely related curriculum and two years of experience in the construction, installation, repair, and adjustment of elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists, amusement rides or similar equipment; OR Associate's degree in one of the mechanical technologies and three years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Elevator - DIR in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. One year of this experience must have involved the inspection of a variety of elevators.
For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, incumbents must obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Elevator Inspector's Certificate of Competency within twelve months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Stand by/or call back may be required.
May require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Travel up to 25% of the time is required.
Additional Position Experience
Qualified Elevator Inspector's (QEI) Certificate is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.