Safety Compliance Officer Apprentice - 00280

Full Time | Norfolk, VIRGINIA | 7 days | Deadline: 26 Feb 2021

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Full Time

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Job Description

Working Title
Safety Compliance Officer Apprentice - 00280  
Role Title
Compliance/Safety Officer II - 69032  
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.

Job Type Detail

Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1  
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
Hiring Range
$36,927 - $42,965  
Dept of Labor and Industry (181)  
Agency Website
Click Here to Apply  
Norfolk - 710  
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Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Type of Recruitment

General Public - G  
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Full-Time (Salaried)  
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Job Description
The Department of Labor and Industry's Norfolk Office is seeking a highly motivated career-oriented professional to work as a full-time apprentice by learning to conduct on-site occupational safety inspections and investigations in a variety of workplace environments in Virginia to determine compliance with Occupational Safety and Health statutes, regulations, and guidelines. Under the guidance of Senior Safety Compliance Officer, the apprentice performs safety related inspections by walking through sites, using test equipment, observing operations, and interviewing staff. This position is also responsible for identifying and evaluating hazards or code violations, preparing case file documentation, researching and analyzing regulations and complex policy standards, and testifying in legal hearings as needed. At appointed phases in the program, the employee must demonstrate the ability to conduct non-complex inspections, identify and evaluate occupational exposures, analyze unsafe practices and workplace conditions, and make initial recommendations for case file preparation. Participation in informal conferences on an as needed basis is also a component of this position. This position is an integral part of the Agency's internal certification process and a Commonwealth of Virginia Registered Apprentice Program. It is partially funded from federal grant sources. This training program is approved under the GI Bills. Eligible veterans may qualify for full benefits.  
Minimum Qualifications
? Effective verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to compose narrative reports and correspondence. ? Knowledge and demonstrated ability to use personal computers and related software applications.  
Preferred Qualifications
? Experience interpreting, explaining and applying laws, regulations, or complex policies in a professional or educational setting. ? Experience with occupational safety compliance programs. ? Investigative and/or interview experience. ? Experience using safety testing equipment. ? Experience interpreting, explaining, and applying OSHA laws and regulations. ? Continuing education in the areas of occupational safety principles, practices, and/or applicable safety statutes, regulations, and codes. ? A degree in the area of safety/health, related sciences, and/or engineering and/or equivalent applicable experience or experience or training in the above listed areas. ? Verifiable fluency speaking, reading, and writing Spanish.  
Special Requirements
? Possession of a valid driver's license or ability to obtain a valid driver's license. ? Ability to occasionally travel overnight. ? Ability to perform moderate physical activity that includes, but is not limited to: climbing stairs and ladders, bending, walking up and down inclines, occasionally lifting and carrying loads up to 30 pounds, etc. ? The selected candidate must: o successfully complete a criminal background investigation. o complete and submit an annual Statement of Personal Economic Interest. o successfully complete a physical evaluation through the agency's authorized health screening vendor, which includes an alcohol and drug screening. o successfully serve a 12-month probationary period effective from the date of employment if beginning employment as an original hire or re-employment.  
Special Instructions to Applicants
The starting salary range is $36,927 - $42,965 annually, plus the State's benefits package. Please note that salary is only negotiable within the advertised salary range. Interview candidates may be required to demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory performance of work. To apply, you must submit a completed State of Virginia Application for Employment at by 11:59 PM on the posted close date. The application must be completed in a comprehensive manner and reference all pertinent knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as any training and experience that relates to the position. You must also provide your education on your state application. Current and former employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have either been laid off or will be laid off from State service, who indicate preferential hiring rights in the form of a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (yellow card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (blue card), must submit the card to our office by the application deadline. The card may either be scanned and attached to the application as a supplemental document or faxed to (804) 786-0139 and must be received by 11:59 PM on the posted close date. Please include a fax cover sheet with your name and the position number for which you are applying. The Department of Labor & Industry is committed to the goal of equal employment opportunity, with the intention that every employee and applicant for employment shall have an equal opportunity to be judged on the basis of their fitness and merit to participate in the terms, conditions, privileges, and benefits of employment. All candidates are afforded opportunities without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. DOLI Human Resources will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. If any assistance is needed when applying online, please contact DOLI HR at 804-225-4684.  
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