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- Ethics in the Workplace
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Are you an industrial hygienist looking for a challenging position that will allow you to travel throughout Montana and visit various sectors of industry? If conducting workplace assessments to identify health and safety hazards to protect workers interests you, then consider joining the Safety and Health Bureau's Consultation Program as an Industrial Hygienist/Occupational Health & Safety Specialist.
As an Industrial Hygienist/Occupational Health & Safety Specialist you will:
- Conduct onsite workplace assessments.
- Conduct sampling to determine workplace exposures.
- Provide recommendations to control and eliminate safety and health hazards.
- Provide safety and health training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
If you are the right person for this opportunity you will have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
- OSHA Standards and the Montana Safety Culture Act and have the ability to identify and evaluate workplace hazards in various sectors of industry.
- Air sampling instruments, direct reading equipment, interpretation of sampling data and principles in workplace controls.
- Current occupational safety and health principles, practices, and developments.
- Identifying and evaluating occupational safety and health hazards in various sectors of industry.
- Working independently, prioritizing tasks, and meeting set deadlines.
- Computer applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, internet search engines, data entry, etc.
- Effective written and verbal communication.
- Coordinate weekly workload with the supervisor.
- Moderate travel throughout the state.
- Occasional out of state travel for training, conference, etc.
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
- Work effectively with a team.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to travel throughout the state using a state issued vehicle. Must have a valid driver's license and meet the criteria of the State of Montana Vehicle Use Policy. Must be able to wear appropriate PPE determined by onsite visits (hard hat, respirator, hearing protection, etc.)
Occasional out of state travel for training and conferences. Overnight stays due to work related, long distance, in-state travel.
- Bachelors’ Degree in Industrial Hygiene, or closely related field plus one (1) year experience with industrial hygiene as the primary function.
- Master’s Degree in industrial Hygiene preferred with experience in safety.
- Safety & Health Professional designations preferred ASP, CSP, CIH, etc.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
HOW TO APPLY:
You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter and resume at the time of application.
In your cover letter please address the following question:
- How do your qualifications and experience directly correlate to the duties of this position and why would you be the best candidate for the job?
In your resume, include all work experience that would help you qualify for this position, including duties and dates of employment (month & year - start & end).
A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the cover letter and resume to be considered for this position. Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered further.
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.
All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.
If you need an accommodation with the application process please contact the HR office.
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Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee "core" medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System - vesting criteria applies. Flexible schedules may be considered. Learn more about them HERE!
Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.
Training Assignment: Not Applicable
Salary: $53,641.00 - 65,095.00 Yearly
Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Primary Location: Butte
Agency: Department of Labor & Industry
Union: Montana Public Employees Association (MPEA)
Bargaining Unit: 0038 - MPEA-Labor & Industry
Posting Date: Aug 16, 2018, 2:49:13 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone): Sep 9, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume
Contact Name: Office of Human Resources | Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Contact Phone:(406) 444-3710
The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.
Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.