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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,142.56 to  $66,628.08  PAY GRADE: 32
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Business and Industry
Division: Industrial Relations
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 11.526
Announcement Number: 38938
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/22/2019
Close Date: 01/28/2020
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Safety Specialists are assigned to the Division of Industrial Relations to promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
Incumbents receive training in performing some or all of the duties described in the series concept. These positions, Safety Associate, Enforcement, are being recruited as an underfilling for position, Safety Specialist, Enforcement. The Safety Associate, Enforcement positions are in the Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Enforcement Section in Reno, NV.
The Safety Associates will undergo training necessary to perform safety inspections at workplaces throughout Northern Nevada. Once trained, the Safety Associates will perform inspections independently and enforce State and federal safety laws and regulations (e.g. NRS 618, NAC 618, 29 CFR 1910, 29 CFR 1926). Specific responsibilities will include conducting safety, health, and accident and discrimination investigations, preparing and submitting case file reports, providing technical advice and assistance to governmental officials, employees, employers, etc., and receiving oral complaints and referrals. Incumbent will be required to drive; therefore, a valid drivers license is required. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

To Qualify:
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 safety and health, engineering, chemistry, biological or physical sciences, fire science, or business administration; OR Associate's degree in applied science, mechanical technology or closely related field and two years of experience in occupational safety and health; OR three years of experience in the building trades, industrial operations, or occupational safety and health in which safety hazard recognition and correction was a primary duty; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience as described above.
Special Notes
    This incumbent may be required to work a flexible/rotating shift.
    This position requires standby/call back notice.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    This position has a 25% travel requirement.
The Examination
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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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