OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY CONSULTANT

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90911-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: WISCONSIN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH


Location: Madison

Categories: Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90911-AS

Working Title: Occupational Safety Consultant

Official Title: ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95DN) or ASSOC ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95FN)

Hiring Department: A525000-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/WISCONSIN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 MONTHS)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Safety preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Some field experience in safety compliance required.

Field Construction Industry experience desired.

Authorized 10-30 hour Authorized OSHA Instructor for General Industry and Construction preferred.



License or certificate:

CSP certification desired.

A driving record meeting University of Wisconsin Authorized Driver requirements is required (http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/risk_mgt/draugdln.html) and will be evaluated prior to an offer of employment.



Position Summary:

This Occupational Safety consultation position independently provides on-site technical industrial safety consultation services to employers in the private sector throughout the State of Wisconsin. This position serves as a lead primary resource for Construction Industry Safety Evaluations and other complex occupational Safety hazards that require innovative and difficult evaluations and solutions. Occupational hazards identified and addressed by this position can cause significant harm and death to employees if not addressed properly. Work activities include the identification, recognition, monitoring and evaluation. These activities will involve the critical identification of potential life-threatening hazards, developing appropriate control methods to address the hazards that are present. The position also assesses health and safety management systems, and provides managers of small businesses with assistance in developing and improving those systems. The consultant is expected to be conversant with all occupational safety hazards including but not limited to; machine safe guarding, confined space, electrical, scaffolding, powered industrial vehicles and fall protection hazards. Federal OSHA standards, ANSI standards, NFPA, NEC, the Wisconsin Administrative Codes and other published standards and guidelines are interpreted and used for hazard evaluation and control recommendations. This advanced work also includes the interpretation of scientific and technical studies, and other published literature. This position functions independently, exercising considerable judgment, under general supervision



Additional Information:

Regular work hours are Monday-Friday 7:45 am- 4:30 pm. Schedule may fluctuate based on operational needs, including travel and worksite conditions. This position will be a homebased office out of Madison, WI.



Contact:

Kelsey Gordon
kelsey.gordon@slh.wisc.edu
608-262-5594
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.



Advertised: 25 May 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 22 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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