Performs professional duties in the area of occupational safety
and health including, but not limited to, the inspection of
workplaces to identify, evaluate and determine corrective action of
existing and potential occupational safety and health hazards.
Serves as consultant to employers on improving safety and health
programs and assisting with safety and health training. Provides
advanced technical support to staff, employers, employees and
outside agencies on complying with applicable OSHA and other
occupational safety and health regulations/standards, including but
not limited to NFPA, ANSI, ACGIH, and NEC. Assists ISHI IV with
implementation of program policies and procedures.
Supervise and coordinates activities of ISHI of a lower grade,
including reviewing reports and providing technical and program
support. Assists the Program Manager/Supervisor on a variety of
projects as needed. Performs other program related work as
Supervisory duties include:
- Supervises, guides, and coordinates the activities of ISHI of a
lower grade within the Department of Labor Standards.
- Reviews inspection reports for technical and program
consistency and accuracy. Supports ISHI of a lower grade develop
hazard descriptions and corrective actions.
- Supports ISHI of a lower grade develop inspection skills,
hazard identification, and ability to interpret and apply OSHA and
- Represents and promotes the services of DLS as needed to trade
groups, other state agencies, and scientific committees.
- Conducts on-site consultations in places of employment at the
request of employers to recognize and evaluate existing and/or
potential occupational safety and health hazards, hazardous work
practices and/or violations of OSHA and other recognized
- Ensures that employers correct violations (hazards) and
provides guidance to employers to determine the methodologies to be
best utilized including administrative and/or engineering controls.
Assists ISHI of a lower grade with the same.
- When applicable performs mathematical computations used by
safety professionals and industrial hygienists to evaluate and
control occupational health hazards. Reviews computations of ISHI
of a lower level.
- Utilizes, calibrates and maintains field equipment, as well as
assists ISHI of a lower level gain competency in calibration,
maintenance and utilization of such equipment.
- Assists employers in establishing and maintaining safe and
healthful workplaces by providing assistance to establish or
strengthen employee participation in employers' safety and health
- Participates in educational activities as determined necessary
for the successful completion of program goals.
- Attends and participates in trainings, meetings, conferences,
and programs in order to discuss and/or keep abreast of changes in
the occupational health and safety fields.
- Participate in the interviewing and hiring process for new
- Knowledge of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition
Program (SHARP) and OSHA Information System (OIS) desirable.
SALARY PLACEMENT IS DETERMINED BY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND
EDUCATION DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES
DIVISION'S RECRUITING GUIDELINES.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply
within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have at least (A) four (4) years of full-time,
or equivalent part-time, professional or technical experience in
safety engineering, industrial hygiene, inspection or investigatory
work in connection with occupational safety/health standards, in
the regulation of occupational safety/health or in enforcement of
occupational health laws, rules, regulations and standards, of
which (B) at least two (2) years must have been in a professional
capacity and of which (C) one (1) year must have been in a
supervisory or leadership capacity, or (D) any equivalent
combination of the required experience and the substitution
Extensive travel is required; incumbents must have access to a
properly inspected, registered and insured personal automobile and
must possess a current and valid motor vehicle driver's license at
a class level specific to assignment.
Based on assignment
Applicants must pass an annual medical evaluation to certify
their ability to wear respiratory or other breathing apparatus.
Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain certification
from the EPA, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and other agencies as
necessary to perform duties as assigned.
I. An Associate's degree with a major in building construction,
mechanical technology, industrial hygiene, industrial management,
industrial technology, sanitation/public health inspection, or
engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A)
II. A Bachelor's degree with a major in engineering, industrial
hygiene, safety science, construction management, industrial
management, or a related scientific discipline such as chemistry,
biology or the like, may be substituted for two (2) years of the
required (A) experience.
III. A Graduate degree with a major in engineering, industrial
hygiene, occupational safety and health, industrial management, or
a related scientific discipline such as chemistry, biology or the
like may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A)
IV. Completion of an apprentice training program approved by the
Massachusetts Division of Apprentice Standards in a construction
trade may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A)
V. Certification as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, or
Certified Safety Professional may be substituted for three (3) the
required (A) experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females,
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply.