OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTANT
Job posting number: #7067726
Posted: July 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides on-site industrial hygiene and occupational safety consultation services to private-sector employers located within the state of Wisconsin. The person working in this position is expected to continuously and progressively develop and utilize professional expertise in performance of industrial hygiene and occupational safety consultation services. Work activities include the identification, recognition, and evaluation of occupational health and safety hazards, and determination of appropriate hazard control methods. Supervision of work activities will progress from close to general supervision as the incumbent's knowledge, skill, and ability increases through training and field experience.
Percent of time spent on various work activities is based on program needs and is at the discretion of the supervisor.
This position is based in Madison, WI and involves self-scheduled statewide travel and work, including frequent overnight travel (up to 40%), dependent upon case-load and client location. All required supplies and equipment, including use of a state-owned vehicle, is provided.
The routine and expected hours of work for this position are 7:45am to 4:30pm, daily, Monday - Friday. Many consultation visits require work outside of these hours, dependent upon the nature of services to be provided and the clients' hours of operation; temporary "flex-time" is available when this occurs.
List of Duties
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DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
A Master of Public Health (MPH), or a Master of Science (MS) degree with an emphasis in industrial/occupational hygiene.
A 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree with major focus of industrial hygiene, occupational safety, or public health.
A minimum 60 semester hours of college-level laboratory-based science, math, engineering, and/or science-based technology. To qualify using this method, the applicant's transcripts must show successful completion of at least 15 hours of the specified subjects at the junior, senior, or graduate level.
To be acceptable for purposes of meeting the education requirement, applicant degrees must be conferred by a regionally-accredited college or university. An official transcript, or a photocopy of the applicant's official transcript, must be received before an offer of employment can be made.
Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must have their transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org/). For consideration for this position, applicants with degrees from foreign institutions are required to include the transcript evaluation report at the time of application.