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L&I Industrial Hygienist 3 - Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: November 12, 2017
Job #12011
Posted: November 7, 2017
Description:

Are you ready for new and exciting challenges?  Don’t miss this opportunity to gain extensive experience in recognizing, evaluating and consulting for occupational health hazards in all industries.  The department of Labor &Industries, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) program, Region 2, is searching for an Industrial Hygienist 3 to join our team. Bring your talent to L&I. Join us, the employer of choice, where we work to keep Washington safe and working. 

We are searching for an experienced Industrial Hygienist to focus on enforcing health standards by addressing existing and potential occupational hazards that can cause serious illness and disease while maintaining composure and sensitivity during difficult conversations with employers and employees. Our ideal candidate will be able to assess exposure to noise, chemicals, blood-borne pathogens, and other physical and biological agents. It is essential that we find someone who is skilled in evaluating ventilation, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, and written health and safety programs.  If selected for this position you will conduct enforcement inspections and investigations and determine compliance with standards for safety and health hazards while exercising your authority and issuing citations including orders and notices of immediate restraint.

Skills/Eligibility:

Who should apply?
Industrial Hygienist 3 In-training
A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology or related field AND 1 year of experience as an industrial hygienist, safety and health manager, safety and health consultant, or as a chemist or engineer working on environmental health or air sanitation problems. A Master’s degree involving major study in industrial hygiene or related field will substitute for 1 year of experience.
 
Industrial Hygienist 3
A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology, or related field AND 3 years of experience as an industrial hygienist. A Master’s degree involving major study in industrial hygiene or related field will substitute for 1 year of industrial hygiene experience.

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