• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Education and Training Public Safety
  • Salary: $51,072.48 - $75,376.80 PAY GRADE: 32 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 44596 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 10/09/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (702)486-2911
Email: Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position

Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Department of Administration Risk Management Division is recruiting to underfill a Safety Specialist, Consultation - Risk Management position in Carson City, Nevada. The incumbent is responsible for promoting the recognized safety practices among state agencies, which is covered by state and federal safety health and safety laws and regulations. The incumbent will be responsible for the management of safety reviews on all state buildings, monitoring outside vendors for loss prevention, loss control, and ergonomic evaluation services. Additional responsibilities include conducting and reviewing accident investigations of workers' compensation injuries, developing the annual safety report, coordinating quarterly safety meetings with all safety coordinators, planning, and coordinating the annual safety conference, developing training modules, and compiling statistical data on accident causation. 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To see full Class Specifications visit:

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in occupational safety and health, safety engineering, or related field and one year of experience in at least three of the following areas: hazard identification, hazard evaluation in relation to existing standards, hazard control design, hazard controls verification, safety/health program design, and safety/health program evaluation; OR Bachelor's degree in environmental, biological or physical sciences, public health, or engineering and two years of experience as described above; OR certification as an Associate in Loss Control Management, Associate Safety Professional, Occupational Safety and Health Technologist, or Associate Safety and Health Manager and two years of experience as described above; OR municipal, State, or national instructor certification in safety and health, hazardous materials, environmental sciences, fire science, or related field and two years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Safety Associate, Consultation or Enforcement in Nevada State service. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam 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. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management:
Public Employees Retirement System:
Public Employees Benefits Program:
More Benefits Information:
REFER A FRIEND Help us reach qualified candidates! Refer a friend by clicking here:
Email Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to: Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map