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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: Transportation
Division: District I
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 11.544
Announcement Number: 40410
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/29/2020
Close Date: 08/12/2020
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 2 Days 4 Hrs 27 Mins
The Position
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations. Incumbents identify and train others to identify safety and health hazards and violations, and recommend reasonable and feasible means of abatement; research specific technology and industry applications using technical references and applicable codes, standards and regulations; prepare written reports and training materials; make public presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues; maintain current knowledge of new technologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations. This position is located in Las Vegas within the Safety and Training Section. Incumbent will conduct safety inspections/audits of NV Department of Transportation (NDOT) facilities, roadway job sites, construction sites, and equipment; develop reports, including photographs and other supporting documentation, summarizing safety and health hazard inspections; submit written reports to the District I Safety and Training Officer; reviews workplace conditions to identify potential safety and health hazards and ensures recognized State and Federal safety and health laws and department policies are followed and makes recommendations for new processes/procedures to improve worker safety.
The position ensures personal protective equipment is employed, maintained and used properly by employees; accompanies safety, fire, and other regulatory inspectors conducting inspections on NDOT properties and documents findings; research safety and health compliance issues and make recommendations to attain compliance; identify safety and health training needs and coordinates with NDOT's District I Safety and Training Officer to design, develop, and present formal training on a wide range of safety and health topics, including applicable regulations; reviews and evaluates written district and departmental workplace safety and health programs for regulatory compliance, applicability, comprehensiveness, effectiveness and implementation; investigates, gathers information and prepares factual written reports relative to vehicular accidents, property damage and work related injuries; coordinate with Workers' Compensation Claims Manager and legal division regarding contentious claims; attend safety committee meetings as required and monitor safety committee activities for department applicability and action. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 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. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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 occupational safety and health, public health, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, environmental science or related field and two years of experience which included two of the following four areas: hazard identification and mitigation; occupational safety/health program development and implementation; safety/health program compliance; and interpreting and enforcing state and/or federal regulations related to public health or environmental protection; OR certification issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Certified Loss Control Specialist, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Construction Health and Safety Technician, or Certified Safety Professional and two years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires district wide travel up to 25% with possible overnight stays.
    This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours of this position are subject to change based on the needs of the appointing authority. Typical shifts are four 10-hour or five 8-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the specific needs of the department.
    Experience conducting formalized adult training for nonprofits and/or or public sector to include instruction on laws and/or regulations is required.
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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

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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