DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Division:
B&I - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DIV Business Unit:
HR-MINE SAFETY & TRAINING Work Type:
PERMANENT Salary Range:
$58,380.48 - $87,320.16 Recruiter:
KENNETH R SCHULZ Phone:
775 684-0147 Email:
This is an Industrial Hygienist 3, in the Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Mine Safety and Training Section (MSATS) in Carson City, NV. The position will report to the Safety Manager and will be responsible for performing industrial hygiene assessments/surveys of mines, both surface and underground, mills, quarries, and related facilities; investigate mine accidents; conduct/provide training to mine operators/employees; provide technical assistance and consultation to mine operators. Incumbents may be required to use personal vehicle to conduct State business. Working shfits other than 8:00 am to 5:00 pm may be required, to include weekends.
In either a consultation or an enforcement mode, Industrial Hygienists identify, evaluate, and recommend controls for health hazards in the workplace through conducting inspections, investigations, surveys, research and analysis involving scientific disciplines such as chemistry, physics, engineering, epidemiology, toxicology, physiology, infection control, biomechanical and human factors engineering, and occupational health. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
***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 see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-11_0//
The Examination Application Evaluation Exam
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health, chemistry, physics, biology, toxicology, environmental engineering, or closely related field and two years of professional experience with the principal duty of safety officer in an industrial or construction setting which included conducting inspections or investigations for the purpose of evaluating workplace health and safety; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education; OR one year of experience in Nevada State service as an Industrial Hygienist II; Safety Specialist, Consultation; or Safety Specialist, Enforcement.
- 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.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno