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Industrial Hygienist

Recruitment #121116-J15B-02

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

Contact Information: Oklahoma Department of Labor, Attn: Oleda Hicks, 3017 N. Stiles, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. Email: Oleda.hicks@labor.ok.gov  Phone: 405/521-6050  Fax: 405/521-6018

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in professional level work involving the performance of comprehensive industrial, workplace or job site inspections to identify actual and potential health hazards and other dangers.  This includes consulting with employers regarding statutory regulations, effective safety programs, practices and hazards remediation.  These inspections are focused toward the provision of environmental/industrial health protection and are performed in either public or private sector workplaces.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Industrial Hygienist Job Family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level and perform a variety of tasks involving the inspection of industrial sites and/or workplaces to identify actual health hazards and other dangers and consulting with employers regarding federal regulations, hazards remediation and effective safety programs and practices.  Inspections are focused toward the provision of environmental/industrial health inspections.  Tasks are performed independently according to prescribed methods and procedures and are concerned with the identification of physical, chemical and biological hazards which would impair workers’ health.  At this level, limited guidance and training may be provided to entry level employees performing hygiene inspection duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in industrial hygiene; or a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental or chemical engineering, industrial hygiene or a closely related field, and one of the following: (1)  two years of experience in work place environmental/industrial inspections or consultations; or (2) completion of the following OSHA Institute courses for the required two years of experience:  Initial Compliance Course for Consultation Programs (#100a) and Introduction to Health Standards for Industrial Hygienists (#125).  (Verification of completion of OSHA Institute courses must be submitted with application); or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional  work experience related to industrial hygiene or occupational safety for each year of the required bachelor's degree. 

Selection Plan

Scores based on:    100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on application 

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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