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INDUSTRIAL CONSULTANT

The Industrial Consultant is responsible for establishing and monitoring health and safety programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution

Class Code:

G168C

Job Grade:

GS07

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Collects statistical data, analyzes the information, identifies and prioritizes safety needs, and coordinates safety services provided by public and private organizations. Schedules and conducts on-site audits, investigations, and inspections throughout the state to ensure compliance with the Workers’ Compensation Act. Develops educational programs and disseminates information pertaining to workers’ health and safety. Develops and modifies agency-wide policies, procedures, and standards related to workers’ health and safety and ensures program compliance with state and federal laws and guidelines. Coordinates planning with federal, state and local authorities on activities and issues related to safety in the workplace. Compiles information and statistical data and prepares reports. Represents agency on various committees involving health and safety issues. Conducts in-service training for staff to ensure that they receive updated information on Workers’ Compensation legislation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of health, safety, and accident prevention procedures and programs. Knowledge of state and federal laws and agency standards concerning health and safety. Ability to communicate information and provide technical assistance to agencies regarding health and safety. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information and prepare reports. Ability to interpret state and federal laws and regulations and agency standards concerning health and safety. Ability to conduct audits of agencies’ operations, investigate problems, and determine compliance with safety/health standards, laws and/or regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in safety programs, insurance industry, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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