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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: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: State Parks
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 11.522
Announcement Number: 41620
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/07/2021
Close Date: 01/29/2021
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 2 Days 14 Hrs 11 Mins
The Position
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 is responsible for implementing the statewide safety program for the Nevada Division of State Parks. The incumbent identifies, and trains others to identify, safety and health hazards as well as violations, recommends reasonable and feasible means of abatement; prepares written reports and/or training materials; makes presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues among Division/Park staff; and maintains current knowledge of new technologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations.
The incumbent conducts site surveys at state park locations; conducts pre-inspection review of files and technical literature to identify potential hazards and determine control and abatement procedures; reviews and analyzes overall working and environmental conditions and work processes; reviews and assists with maintaining written workplace safety programs as well as OSHA 300 logs. 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, safety engineering, or related field and one year of experience in at least three of the following areas: 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 two years of experience as described above; OR certification as an Associate in Loss Control Management, Associate Safety Professional, Occupational Safety and Health Technologist, or Associate Safety and Health Manager and two years of experience as described above; OR municipal, State, or national instructor certification in safety and health, hazardous materials, environmental sciences, fire science, or related field 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; OR one year of experience as a Safety Associate, Consultation or Enforcement in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    Travel to out-of-state locations for mandatory federal OSHA safety and health training is required for some positions.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your experience in reviewing and developing written safety plans.
2) Please list certificates and coursework you completed in the areas of occupational safety and health, safety engineering, or related field.
3) Please describe your related work experience, e.g., site inspections, regulatory compliance, developing and conducting safety presentations, etc.
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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