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State of Wyoming INOS08-2021-01228-OSHA Specialist-Rock Springs in Rock Springs, Wyoming

INOS08-2021-01228-OSHA Specialist-Rock Springs

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INOS08-2021-01228-OSHA Specialist-Rock Springs

Salary

$21.40 - $27.58 Hourly

Location

Rock Springs, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

045-WYDOT-Chief Engineer - District Administration

Job Number

2021-01228

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe and effective transportation system for the State of Wyoming. This position will coordinate with WYDOT's Employee Safety Program to ensure district employees are trained and adhering to WYDOT's safety-related policies and procedures, as well as state and federal safety requirements. We are currently seeking an OSHA Specialist to ensure a safe working environment for all WYDOT employees through training, certifying, and instructing formal and informal training classes. This position will be located in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Rock Springs is the 5th largest city in Wyoming and is known for outdoor activities such as fishing, biking, hiking, golfing, and activities at the nearby Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. The city celebrates “International Day” each summer with a festival where the town's ancestors' foods, costumes, and traditions are recreated. Rock Springs is home to Western Wyoming Community College and Wyoming’s Big Show carnival. All this while enjoying no state income tax!

Human Resource Contact: 307-352-3048 elise.hartman@wyo.gov

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • Ensures employees attain and apply all aspects of personal and workplace safety.

  • Collaborates with WYDOT supervisors and department management.

  • Takes proactive steps through site visits and incident investigations to ensure the district employees apply personal and workplace safety.

  • Collaborates with district facilities coordinator on annual informal inspections of all of the district's facilities to ensure all safety compliance is being utilized.

  • Completes inspection reports and tracks documented deficiencies and the corrective

actions.

  • Provides on-the-job training during routine and special surveys for inspections.

  • Provides technical assistance and training to ensure any identified hazards are corrected.

  • Assists with review of current safety policies and procedures, including current

program/crew safety programs.

  • Attend and support crew and job site safety meetings.

  • Prepare training materials and training aids.

  • Coordinate training sites and schedules.

  • Provide guidance, training, and best-shared practices.

  • Research, develop, and propose best practices in safe operating procedures and policies.

  • Aid in updating and developing WYDOT Safety manuals and policies.

  • Create and manage electronic forms and utilize WYDOT's safety management and

computer database systems.

  • Create data analysis reports.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Preference may be given to those with OSHA 10.

Preference may be given to those with 30 Hours Instructor certification.

Preference may be given to those with First Aid/CPR/AED (Adult, Child, Infant) certification.

Preference may be given to those with Hazardous Materials Specialist certification.

Preference may be given to that with knowledge of report writing.

Preference may be given to those with knowledge of the federal and state rules, regulations, policies, practices, and procedures regarding safety.

**Agency requires applicant possess a valid driver's license.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of report writing.

  • Knowledge of the federal and state rules, regulations, policies, practices, and procedures regarding safety.

  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene and safety and their application to industry, other commercial enterprises, government, private organizations, etc.

  • Knowledge of safety inspection procedures.

  • Knowledge of accident investigation techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically with OSHA)

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically with OSHA)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Travel required

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-exempt

  • E-Verify: WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all

newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including

your rights and responsibilities

  • The Wyoming Department of Transportation is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Supplemental Information

045-Department of Transportation - Chief Engineer - District Administration

Click here (https://ai.wyo.gov/divisions/human-resources/consultative-services/compensation/pay-tables-salary-averages) to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefits package. Please click here (https://ai.wyo.gov/divisions/human-resources/benefits) for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

For additional information on living in the state of Wyoming please click here (http://www.wyo.gov/about-wyoming/wyoming-information) .

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