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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/23

Applications Due12/21/23

Vacancy ID145603

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSafety and Health Inspector/Trainee - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $50678 to $71979 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 75%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address State Office Campus, Building 12

W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
If Civil Service Eligible list(s) exist, they will be canvassed. You may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.

55 B/C Qualifications:
This position is designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c letter when applying. You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement

Reassignment Qualifications:
Current Department of Labor employees with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a Safety & Health Inspector/Trainee; if you have less than one year, you must be reachable on the current list for this location if one exists

Provisional Qualifications: For the Safety & Health Inspector:

Either 1. a bachelor’s degree or higher AND one year of experience in field inspections pertaining to the enforcement of building laws, codes, and regulations or in an occupational safety or public safety setting as an evaluator or inspector for a public or private organization evaluating the effectiveness of safety devices, protective equipment, or safety programs; OR one year of experience in an apprenticeable trade in the manufacturing or construction industries, or active-duty military, or fire protection, which must include responsibility for the enforcement of safety standards and procedures by workers in that trade; OR one year of experience with asbestos or mold inspections or abatement;

Or 2. an associate’s degree AND three years of experience in field inspections pertaining to the enforcement of building laws, codes, and regulations or in an occupational safety or public safety setting as an evaluator or inspector for a public or private organization evaluating the effectiveness of safety devices, protective equipment, or safety programs; OR three years of experience in an apprenticeable trade in the manufacturing or construction industries, or active-duty military, or fire protection, which must include responsibility for the enforcement of safety standards and procedures by workers in that trade; OR three years of experience with asbestos or mold inspections or abatement

Or 3. five years of experience in field inspections pertaining to the enforcement of building laws, codes, and regulations or in an occupational safety or public safety setting as an evaluator or inspector for a public or private organization evaluating the effectiveness of safety devices, protective equipment, or safety programs; OR five years of experience in an apprenticeable trade in the manufacturing or construction industries, or active-duty military, or fire protection, which must include responsibility for the enforcement of safety standards and procedures by workers in that trade; OR five years of experience with asbestos or mold inspections or abatement

For the Safety & Health Inspector Trainee:

1. a bachelor’s degree or higher;

Or 2. an associate’s degree AND two years of experience in field inspections pertaining to the enforcement of building laws, codes, and regulations or in an occupational safety or public safety setting as an evaluator or inspector for a public or private organization evaluating the effectiveness of safety devices, protective equipment, or safety programs; OR two years of experience in an apprenticeable trade in the manufacturing or construction industries, or active-duty military, or fire protection, which must include responsibility for the enforcement of safety standards and procedures by workers in that trade; OR two years of experience with asbestos or mold inspections or abatement;

Or 3. four years of experience in field inspections pertaining to the enforcement of building laws, codes, and regulations or in an occupational safety or public safety setting as an evaluator or inspector for a public or private organization evaluating the effectiveness of safety devices, protective equipment, or safety programs; OR four years of experience in an apprenticeable trade in the manufacturing or construction industries, or active-duty military, or fire protection, which must include responsibility for the enforcement of safety standards and procedures by workers in that trade; OR four years of experience with asbestos or mold inspections or abatement.

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.

NOTE: For 70.1 transfers a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer available at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/.

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 all transfers noted, a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/ .

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders


Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:
The incumbent will plan, schedule and conduct safety and health inspections of selected work sites such as state, county, city, and town offices. Inspectors will conduct inspections of public assembly, ski areas, carnivals, explosives magazines, power scaffolds, and window-washing operations. Work sites may include asbestos abatement projects. Inspections are done in order to assure conformance with established standards, identifying unsafe conditions and work practices, and to protect workers and the public.

Additional Comments Candidates that will be new to the Division of Safety and Health who will be a trainee and/ or will have a probationary period will be required to work in the office for one year. Once this timeframe has been successfully completed, telecommuting options will be discussed.

This position may require a fingerprint background check and a employee health screening prior to appointment.

Candidates with no previous state service will begin at the starting rate of the salary range listed above.

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.

Additional location pay is available for the following counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, NYC-Manhattan, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, and Putnam.

If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, BSCHR@ogs.ny.gov.

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

Name Nicholas Helton

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address Labor.sm.personnel.workerprotection@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by December 21st, 2023 and submitted via email to labor.sm.personnel.workerprotection@labor.ny.gov or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12240. You must include, Vacancy ID 145603, Safety and Health Inspector/Trainee – Albany, in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

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

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12240 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at response@oer.ny.gov.

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