Labor, Department of
Full Job Description
Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:
52.7 NON-COMPETITIVE PROMOTION (NCP) QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for NCP, candidates must be in the Department of Labor promotion field and have one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service as an Senior Industrial Hygienist, Grade 20. In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, if three or fewer qualified Department of Senior Industrial Hygienist’s, Grade 16 respond to this posting, Civil Service may approve the permanent appointment of one of the qualified candidates without further examination.
Note: Non-competitive refers to not competing in an examination; this appointment will be competitive.
1. Current Department of Labor employees with one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Industrial Hygienist. OR;
2. a bachelors or higher degree in biological sciences, engineering science, engineering (any), environmental health, environmental sciences, industrial hygiene, occupational health, occupational safety, or physical sciences. Your degree must include or be supplemented by 8 semester credit hours in chemistry AND you must have three years of professional industrial hygiene experience. A master’s degree in one of the fields listed above may substitute for one year of the professional experience if you meet the bachelor’s degree requirements stated above; OR a current Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)* designation by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.
You must provide a copy of your CIH certificate with your application.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders
STANDARD DUTIES: As an Associate Industrial Hygienist in the Division of Safety and Health’s Public and Employee Safety and Health division, the incumbent will perform the following but not limited to:
Handle complex health inspections and consultations at work sites to determine and advise upon compliance with applicable state and federal standards and to identify health violations and/or health hazards, particularly those associated with exposure to toxic or explosive chemicals and substances in the form of dust, fibers (including asbestos), fumes, mists, vapors, gases, metals and pathogenic organisms. You would also identify hazards such as noise and vibrations, light of various types, and other physical energies including electromagnetic emissions.
Confer with management and employee representatives and/or take appropriate enforcement or consultation action based upon the results of the field testing and/or laboratory analyses taken form on-site inspections.
Responsible for directing, supervising, and reviewing the technical activities of hygiene staff engaged in inspections and/or consultations.
Conduct training for staff or public and private sector employers and employees. You will be expected to use a computer in performance of these duties.
Pending Funding Approval
NOTE: As this position requires travel, the appointee must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and have a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.