Post Date: 11/04/2019
Close Date: 12/03/2019
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA). Oregon OSHA is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions for Oregon workers through promulgation and enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, and by providing education and consultation to employees and employers.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service
Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
Live, work, and play in Pendleton, Oregon
Here’s what you will do:
As an Occupational Safety Consultant, you will perform technical work involving the application of safety engineering principles for the prevention and control of occupational safety hazards, and work with employers, managers, employer associations and employees to develop voluntary methods to provide safe and healthful workplaces.
Here’s what you need to qualify:
One year of safety experience with Federal or State occupational safety and health organization performing duties comparable to an Oregon OSHA Occupational Safety Specialist 2 level;
A Bachelor's degree in industrial safety or occupational safety and health and two years of professional level occupational safety and health program experience;
An Associate's degree in industrial safety or occupational safety and health and four years of industrial safety program experience (at least two years must be professional level occupational safety and health program experience);
Six years of industrial safety program experience (at least two years must be professional level occupational safety and health program experience).
In-depth safety analysis skills
Outstanding professional communication skills, including verbal and written skills
Strong problem solving skills, including assisting other staff with solving problems
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups
Skill making decisions independently
Preference may be given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
How To Apply:
To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out the online application and complete the questionnaire.
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
After you apply:
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You may be asked to complete a skills assessment or submit a writing sample as part of the application screening process.
The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Prior to an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
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
Help & Support webpage
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 employer committed to workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion.