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Job Opening Information HEALTH AND SAFETY COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

Job Number
MSC19-0021

Position Title
HEALTH AND SAFETY COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 12 months per year

Competitive Civil Service position

  • Performs all duties associated with an inspector, planner and supervisor in accordance with AHERA regulations;
  • Conducts inspections of schools and auxiliary properties for compliance with AHERA regulations and in compliance with all SED regulations;
  • Conducts health and safety tests such as air quality, lead and water testing;
  • Performs surveillance and general safety inspections for OSHA, AHERA and DOL compliance;
  • Contributes to the Health and Safety newsletters, collaborates with other Health and Safety personnel, stays current with trends by attending workshops and seminars related to the Health and Safety profession;
  • Makes regular routine inspections to observe potentially hazardous conditions and work practices;
  • Inspects accident and loss sites to determine causes;
  • Writes inspection reports;
  • Recommends and assists in the development of school Health and Safety programs to include objectives and procedures for identifying, controlling and reporting hazardous conditions and practices;
  • Provides advise to school districts relative to each health and safety problem;
  • Assists in a comprehensive program of safety education and training, which includes bulletins, manuals, contests and other safety-awareness techniques;
  • Conducts safety training with appropriate school personnel such as RTK and Bloodborne Pathogen;
  • As requested, acts as liaison with advisory committees and school officials relative to a health and safety program;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Civil Service Title
HEALTH AND SAFETY COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
Job Qualifications

This is a competitive Civil Service position.  The selected candidate must possess this title, be among the top three of a current Civil Service Certificate of Eligibles List for this title, or be among the top three after taking the required Civil Service exam for this title.

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Industrial Safety or a related field; OR 
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Industrial Safety or a related field and three (3) years’ experience in industrial or commercial safety; OR 
  • Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and six (6) years’ experience in industrial or commercial safety; AND
  • Must possess NYS certification as an asbestos handler/supervisor and inspector/management planner, NYS certification in Fire and Building Inspection (if candidate selected does not possess this, must attend school/training to gain), and a valid NYS Driver’s License.

SALARY RANGE:  Dependent upon related work experience and education.  Plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
BUSH EDUCATION CENTER

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