University of Washington School of Public Health
Industrial Hygienist 3 - Compliance - Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Closing Date: January 8, 2018
Posted: December 29, 2017
|This announcement represents multiple opportunities located in in either Seattle, Tukwila oe Bellevue.
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.
Some of what you’ll do:
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.
Bilingual persons of all languages are encouraged to apply. Spanish language preferred. Bilingual jobs include a 5% salary increase for dual language responsibilities.
What we’re looking for:
Provide a resume and Letter of Interest that describes how you have "what we’re looking for," outlined above.
Bilingual persons of all languages are encouraged to apply. Spanish language preferred.
Bilingual jobs include a 5% salary increase for dual language responsibilities.
Within the Department of Labor and Industries, conditional to hazard exposure: Industrial Hygienists and Safety & Health Specialists are paid base salary plus four (4) ranges for each hour they are required to use personal protective equipment (excluding hard hat, boots, hearing and eye protection) to enter a hazardous workspace to inspect or serious incident that still has the hazard present and is unsecured.
|This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It’s to your advantage to apply quickly.
Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver’s license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Prior to any new hire into L&I, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
To apply, follow the "Apply" link above
Jobs advertised as Open Continuous will be closed without notice. Apply quickly!
We’re looking for evidence that you have what we’re looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who’ll be selected for interview.
For more information about the Department of Labor & Industries visit: http://www.lni.wa.gov/
Contact us at: Jobs@Lni.wa.gov
L&I strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued