Safety

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Jobs in this family promote worker and/or workplace safety through consulting in the areas of occupational health and safety, Workers’ Compensation loss prevention, and administration of occupational health and safety related programs (includes Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]). Jobs in this family provide safety-related training; assist private and public entities in complying with regulations; or perform professional work in anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling safety and/or health hazards to ensure employers provide safe workplaces.

Jobs and Descriptions


Safety Inspection Technician I

Vocational level work involving the research of possible unsafe or unhealthy standards in a work environment. Makes field investigations. Responsible for accessing plans and working conditions according to codes and standards. Compiles reports of findings and makes recommendations for corrective measures. Confers with plant officials, builders, property owners, contractors and engineers on safeguarding of equipment, safety practices and sanitation.

Typically requires Graduation from high school or equivalent; and 0-2 years of related experience.
OCCU: 9761
Pay Grade: MS02

 

Safety Inspection Technician II

Second level vocational work involving the inspection and investigation of buildings, operating equipment, working conditions, buildings, and railroad and rail equipment. Issues citations for violations of safety standards. May issue stop work orders for projects and investigate potential hazards. Test working areas for toxic fumes, explosive gas-air mixtures, combustible materials, and other hazards. Promotes safety programs. Trains lower level employees on safety standards.

Typically requires Graduation from high school or equivalent and 2-4 years of related experience in the field of safety.
OCCU: 9762
Pay Grade: MS04

 

Safety Inspector I

First-level professional position accountable for attending training and working under the supervision of a higher-level professional to perform limited assignments of specific tasks focused on monitoring compliance with established practices, analyzing problem areas of injuries and health impairment, and/or processing Workers’ Compensation claims. At this level, employees may perform basic health and safety audits; research technical literature and standards specific to the type of processes to be evaluated; collect and analyze data utilizing various types of air, heat, light, and sound monitoring and measuring instruments; review occupational injury and illness records; and discuss evaluation results and corrective action (e.g., methods for controlling hazardous conditions) with agency management, employers, and/or employee representatives. Employees at this level require an ability to conduct routine and standardized inspections, consultations, or prevention assignments that are guided by established standards and checklists; and identify problem areas that are specific in nature or in which employees have been trained to recognize (e.g., health and safety hazards, personal protective equipment assessments, basic ergonomic workstation evaluations).

Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 0-2 years of experience.
OCCU: 9763
Pay Grade: MS08

 

Safety Inspector II

Second-level professional position accountable for monitoring compliance with established procedures, by analyzing problem areas of injuries and health impairment claims. At this level, employees apply professional experience to undertake analysis and interpretation of information and data and possess working knowledge in respective specializations and relevant laws and regulations. Employees are accountable for short to medium term objectives and outcomes commensurate with knowledge and experience. At this level, professionals are contributing team members, presenting recommendations and building on other ideas. Assignments are completed under the general direction and advice from their supervisor or a more experienced lead worker. Employees may assist in the training of lower-level staff and may also serve as an assistant consultant to a higher-level professional.

Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years of experience.
OCCU: 9764
Pay Grade: MS09

 

Safety Inspector III

Advanced professional position accountable for developing and implementing specialized programs to prevent injuries or health impairment or serving as a technical expert in a specialized area to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of a statewide program (or program with statewide interrelationships) and providing consultation and advice to state agencies, local governments, industrial associations, consulting firms, private groups, and department staff. At this level, employees serve as professional experts in their respective specializations of air monitoring strategies, engineering control design, toxicology, ergonomics, medical monitoring procedures, mine safety, etc., requiring knowledge of relevant laws and regulations and several distinct disciplines such as chemistry, physics, toxicology, biology, and engineering to evaluate and correct problems and to determine program needs. As such, employees define and prioritize occupational exposure problems statewide; research and write complex, highly technical operating policy and procedures; and serve as principal representative on negotiation teams to address issues and conflicts resulting from compliance or rule making. Employees at this level may lead inspection exemption programs and make recommendations to a manager. Employees may also serve as a lead consultant and/or train and mentor lower-level staff.

Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 4-6 years of experience.
OCCU: 9765
Pay Grade: MS14

 

Safety Inspection Team Lead

Supervisory-level position accountable for designing, planning, implementing, and managing an occupational health and safety regulation and compliance program and providing consultation and advice to state agencies, local governments, industrial associations, consulting firms, private groups, and department staff. At this level employees supervise professional staff. Work requires advanced knowledge of the laws and regulations and the ability to address program operational and technical issues and problems. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Supervision at this level also requires these employees to have the knowledge and skills to monitor and review the work overseen.

Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 4-6 years of experience.
OCCU: 9766
Pay Grade: MS16

 

Safety Inspection Supervisor

Managerial position accountable for designing, planning, implementing, and managing a major or statewide occupational health and safety regulation and compliance program. At this level, employees supervise a team of professional employees. Work requires advanced knowledge of the laws and regulations and the ability to address program operational and technical issues and problems. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Supervision at this level also requires these employees to have the knowledge and skills to monitor and review the work overseen. Employees may also participate in fiscal management to include budget development/expenditure and grant writing. Employees are accountable for program performance to federal and state entities and will make final recommendations on inspection exemptions.

Typically requires Bachelor’s Degree and 5-7 years of experience in the field of safety or specialized area.
OCCU: 9767
Pay Grade: MS17

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General Pay Plan

General Pay Plan

Grade

Min

Market

Max

20

$101,626.42

$133,384.67

$166,730.84

19

$91,555.33

$120,166.37

$150,207.97

18

$82,482.28

$108,257.99

$135,322.49

17

$74,308.36

$97,529.72

$121,912.16

16

$66,944.47

$87,864.62

$109,830.77

15

$61,416.94

$80,609.74

$100,762.17

14

$56,345.82

$73,953.89

$92,442.36

13

$51,693.41

$67,847.61

$84,809.51

12

$47,425.15

$62,245.51

$77,806.89

11

$43,509.31

$57,105.97

$71,382.47

10

$40,286.40

$52,875.90

$66,094.88

9

$36,624.00

$48,069.00

$60,086.25

8

$33,600.00

$44,100.00

$55,125.00

7

$31,111.11

$40,833.33

$51,041.67

6

$28,542.30

$37,461.77

$46,827.22

5

$26,185.60

$34,368.60

$42,960.75

4

$24,023.49

$31,530.83

$39,413.53

3

$22,039.90

$28,927.36

$36,159.20

2

$20,220.09

$26,538.86

$33,173.58

1

$18,216.30

$23,908.89

$29,886.11