The Consumer and Business Services Department at Oregon OSHA is hiring 3 industrial hygienists in their Tigard, OR office. This job announcement will remain open until filled. Initial application review will begin the morning of June 21, 2018, and applications received after that time may not be considered further. Apply now because this announcement may close without advance notice.
- The successful candidates will conduct health evaluations and investigations, take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act, conduct technical training, and provide abatement assistance for employers and employees.
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Four years of industrial hygiene program experience in a major industry;OR
- A Bachelor’s degree with courses (forty-five credit hours or thirty-two semester hours) in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Chemistry, a physical or biological science, Ergonomics, or Industrial Engineering and one year of industrial hygiene program experience in a major industry;OR
- An Associate’s degree in Industrial Hygiene and two years of industrial hygiene program experience in a major industry; OR
Graduate level courses in any of the above subject areas is desirable and may be substituted, on a credit-hour basis, for a portion of the required experience..
- Strong technical industrial hygiene program knowledge
- Outstanding professional communication skills, including verbal and written skills
- Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to assist other staff with problem solving
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups
- Experience making decisions independently
- Preference may be given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish
- Additional Information
- HOW TO APPLY
- To apply for these positions, click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application. Only complete applications received by the posted closing date and time will be considered.
- Attach copies of transcripts, if you are using education to qualify. Transcripts must be from an accredited institution within the US and must include your name, coursework completed with a passing grade, degree and date received, and institution name.
- Be sure to answer all supplemental questions completely. The phrases “see resume” or “see application” will not substitute for a response. Failure to respond to each question in the spaces provided may result in your application being removed from consideration.
- Resumes, cover letters, and other additional documents attached to your application will not be reviewed unless they are specifically requested in the job announcement.
- Qualified applicants whose backgrounds most closely match the needs of the position will be invited to interview.
DRIVING RECORD CHECK
The successful candidates will have a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Note: Prior to an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.
Requirements of a satisfactory driving record:
A driver having a satisfactory driving record is defined as a driver who has not been convicted or forfeited bail for any of the following offenses and infractions:
- A major traffic offense in the last 24 months (examples include reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and others),
- A felony revocation of driving privileges, or felony or misdemeanor conviction resulting in driver license suspension within the last 24 months,
- Three or more Class B traffic violations in the last 12 months,
- A careless driving conviction in the last 12 months,
- A Class A moving violation in the last 12 months (Class A is the most serious level of violation, e.g. going 30 miles over the speed limit).
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK
Employment will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
- Exposed to any and all physical/environmental safety and health conditions found in Oregon workplaces. May stand for long periods of time, walk over uneven surfaces, climb using ladders and stairs and bend and stoop.
- Drives to workplaces within assigned area in a variety of weather conditions. Occasional out of state and overnight travel is required.
- Works a flexible work schedule. May require after-hours work related activities such as speaking engagements, training sessions, or completion of an inspection. May be called upon to work nights, weekends and holidays with minimal notice.
- May come in contact with irate, hostile or antagonistic people who may respond to the potential of an enforcement action with verbal abuse or threats of physical harm.
- May come in contact with accident victims, their family members, and witnesses. May view accident victims, either on site, in a hospital or morgue and come in contact with victim’s family members.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
HELPFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Learn more about DCBS
Understanding the State Application Process
Online Employment Application Guide (Download PDF reader)
Help & Support webpage
Learn more about Oregon
For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.DCBS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action EmployerCommitted to Workforce Diversity