State Industrial Hygienist
800 W Washington
Are you ready to work for an exceptional state agency that works to protect the life, health and welfare of the employees in the State of Arizona? Apply with us! The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) is committed to the highest standards of compliance, demonstrating leadership in all areas, and teaching and working with employers and employees to make them successful. A thriving workforce in Arizona is what we strive for and work towards each day.
We are currently looking for an individual to join the Industrial Hygienist Consultation Team within our Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health (ADOSH) Division, which is tasked with conducting enforcement safety inspections and investigations throughout Arizona of employers' workplaces to determine whether employers are complying with applicable occupational safety and health laws.
This position provides and promotes the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health Consultation Program to a variety of small business across the State of Arizona through visits and outreach training. This position works under the general supervision of a first-line supervisor. Independently conducts limited or full industrial hygiene visits or training. Has the authority to conduct full range occupational industrial hygiene visits once requested by the employer and the Arizona Occupational Safety and Health Act or by other authority. To recommend abatement for hazards discovered as a result of a full or limited survey of an establishment or mobile workforce location, provide industry best practices when necessary, improve safety and health programs that are lacking in addressing the OSHA standards, review OSHA 300 Logs for trends, and encourage an employer into one of ADOSH's partnership programs.
Work production flow consists of a completed full or limited industrial hygiene visit, drafting and finalizing a detailed industrial hygiene visit report for employer and the Consultation Program Supervisor, and providing an industrial hygiene training topic when requested by the employer as a result of the visit. Additionally the position requires answering novice or advanced OSHA standard questions provided by external customers. Researching and delivering detailed OSHA standard information in the form of an email or verbally over the phone that includes known variances, letters of interpretation, or industry practices (consensus standards).
The position also requires the active involvement in associations and external trade shows where ADOSH is invited to speak. Creating and presenting an OSHA standard training power point presentation that both provides insight and information on what is required by the employer to follow or adhere to.
As a State of Arizona agency, the ICA offers an excellent benefits package, including top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability plans, 10 paid holidays per year, 13 paid vacation days and 12 paid sick days per year, and a deferred compensation plan option.
- AZ Driver’s License Required
In-State travel is required. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207 (12). Employees may be required to use their own transportation, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
- The ADOSH Computer System.
- The Field Operations Manual (FOM).
- Industrial Commission of Arizona Policies and Procedures.
- ADOSH policies, procedures, and rules.
- NCR Integrated Management Information Systems and OSHA Information System
- OIS OSHA Information System.
- Advanced knowledge of the OSHA standards as well as consensus standards.
- Windows, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Database, Adobe Acrobat, Web-based iLinc system, and smart phone apps.
- Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health's Voluntary Protection Program.
- Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health's Partnership Programs.
- Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health's Alliance Program.
- A business management system where quality, service, outcomes, successes, and improvements are discussed at a tier board meeting.
- Oral and written communication.
- Typing and using a keyboard.
- Developing spreadsheets and databases.
- Creating detailed consultation reports for employers.
- Logic and analytical skills
- Project Management skills.
- Leadership skills.
- Develop detailed outreach training material for external customers.
- Public speaking.
- Manage reports to meet deadlines of external customers.
- Manage heavy workloads with high level of accuracy and production.
- Review and interpret employer's safety and health management systems.
- Works well under pressure.
- Effectively works as a member of a team.
- Leader of a team completing a project or goal.
- Create and present presentations to small and large groups.
- Ability to recognize and engage those with different backgrounds, characteristics, and perspectives to bridge gaps in understanding of different viewpoints, as well as ensuring persons with diverse perspectives are given the opportunity to collaborate and provide input.