Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/16/22
Applications Due: 05/31/22
Vacancy ID: 104997

Position Information

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSafety and Health Inspector/Trainee - New York City

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $69882 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 75%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address 199 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Job Specifics


Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Salary Grade 12 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.

70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: 1. One year of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service in a position allocated to a Salary Grade 12 or higher. 2. A passing score on the Safety and Health Inspector/Trainee exam and 3. Must meet the minimum qualifications of a Safety and Health Inspector/Trainee*. Note: Candidates must not have failed the most recent examination for this title.

NOTE: For 70.1 transfers a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer and for a 70.4 transfer the minimum qualifications are available at

55 B/C: This position may be designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: A medical examination will be required prior to appointment, and you are responsible for payment of the clinical laboratory test fee. You may be required to have your physical and medical conditions evaluated annually to ensure that you are able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

FINGERPRINTING/BACKGROUND CHECK: Some positions may require a fingerprint/background check. If the position you applied for requires fingerprinting, you will be advised at the time of your interview. There is no cost to candidates, fingerprinting fees are paid for by the Department of Labor. Candidates being considered for appointment will be provided a pre-paid code and instructions after the interview.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES: As a Safety and Health Inspector in the Division of Safety and Health, the incumbent will:
• Plan, schedule, and conduct safety and health inspections of selected work sites such as state, county, city and town offices.
• Conduct inspections of places of public assembly, ski areas, carnivals, fairs and amusement parks, explosive magazines, power scaffolds, and other window-washing operations. The inspections are conducted in order to assure conformance with established standards, identifying unsafe conditions and work practice, and to protect workers and the public.
• Under direct supervision, the Safety and Health Inspector Trainee will receive on-the-job training while performing duties similar to those described for the Safety and Health Inspector.
• Upon satisfactorily completion of a one-year traineeship, the incumbent will advance to the position of Safety and Health Inspector without further examination.
• May conduct inspections in accordance with the New York State Hero Act

Additional Comments Pending Funding Approval

NOTE: As this position requires travel, the appointee must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and have a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

IMPORTANT: All Department of Labor employees are required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccine status through a secure online portal.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Eric LaPan

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID#104997 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State Employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.