University of Washington School of Public Health
Industrial Hygienist 3 - Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Closing Date: May 9, 2018
Posted: April 9, 2018
Ready for new and exciting challenges? Bring your talents to L&I and make our mission yours: Keep Washington Safe and Working.
Join our Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). You’ll gain extensive experience in the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards in many industries.
You’ll focus on enforcing health standards by addressing existing and potential occupational hazards that can cause serious illness and disease. Assess exposure to noise, chemicals, blood-borne pathogens, and other physical and biological agents. Evaluate ventilation, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, and written health and safety programs. Your ability to maintain composure and sensitivity during difficult conversations will assist you in this job.
- Skills in recognition, evaluation and control of occupational health hazards.
- Skills in sampling and direct measuring techniques for noise and chemical exposure.
- Able to effectively manage time and organize multiple assignments involving competing priorities.
- Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Skilled handling highly stressful and adverse situations.
- Research and analytical skills; identify, collect, organize and document information and data.
- Ability to use a personal computer; produce accurate work products, access information and navigate the Internet.
- Honest, forthright and professional in all interactions.
- Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is desirable.
- Valid Driver License. This position requires travel with possible overnight stays.
- The ability to communicate effectively; speak and write Spanish in a workplace setting.
How to Apply:
Provide a resume and cover letter that describes how you have "what we’re looking for," outlined above by clicking the "Apply for this job" link above. For Bilingual Spanish jobs include a 5% salary increase for dual language responsibilities.