APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
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 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 Administration Risk Management Division and is located in Carson City, NV. The incumbent will be responsible for the management of safety reviews on all state buildings and monitoring outside vendors for loss prevention, loss control and ergonomic evaluations services. Additional responsibilities include conducting and reviewing accident investigation of workers' compensation injuries, developing the annual safety report, coordinating quarterly safety meetings with all state safety coordinators, planning and coordinating the annual safety conference, developing training modules, and compiling statistical data on accident causation. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required.
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 occupational safety and health, safety engineering, or related field and two years of experience which included primary responsibility in four of the following areas in construction and/or general industry: hazard identification, hazard evaluation in relation to existing standards, hazard control design, hazard controls verification, safety/health program design, and safety/health program evaluation; OR Bachelor's degree in environmental, biological or physical sciences, public health, or engineering, and four years of experience as described above; OR certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), or Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM); OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and six years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Consultation or Enforcement in Nevada State service.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment 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.