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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/08/22

Applications Due08/22/22

Vacancy ID110136

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleAssociate Industrial Hygienist - Albany

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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 Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12240


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:

52.7 NON-COMPETITIVE PROMOTION (NCP) QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for NCP, candidates must be in the Department of Labor promotion field and have one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service as a Senior Industrial Hygienist, Grade 20. In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, if three or fewer qualified Department of Labor Senior Industrial Hygienists, Grade 20 respond to this posting, Civil Service may approve the permanent appointment of one of the qualified candidates without further examination.

Note: Non-competitive refers to not competing in an examination; this appointment will be competitive.


1. Current Department of Labor employees with one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Industrial Hygienist. OR;

2. a bachelors or higher degree in biological sciences, engineering science, engineering (any), environmental health, environmental sciences, industrial hygiene, occupational health, occupational safety, or physical sciences. Your degree must include or be supplemented by 8 semester credit hours in chemistry AND you must have three years of professional industrial hygiene experience. A master’s degree in one of the fields listed above may substitute for one year of the professional experience if you meet the bachelor’s degree requirements stated above; OR a current Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)* designation by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

*You must provide a copy of your CIH certificate with your application.

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

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES: As an Associate Industrial Hygienist, you would handle complex health inspections and consultations at work sites to determine and advise upon compliance with applicable state and federal standards and to identify health violations and/or health hazards, particularly those associated with exposure to toxic or explosive chemicals and substances in the form of dust, fibers (including asbestos), fumes, mists, vapors, gases, metals and pathogenic organisms. You would also identify hazards such as noise and vibrations, light of various types, and other physical energies including electromagnetic emissions. Based upon the results of the field testing and/or laboratory analyses taken form on-site inspections, you might confer with management and employee representatives and/or take appropriate enforcement or consultation action. You may be responsible for directing, supervising, and reviewing the technical activities of hygiene staff engaged in inspections and/or consultations. You might conduct training for staff or public and private sector employers and employees. You will be expected to use a computer in performance of these duties.

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.

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

Name Nicholas Helton

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#110136 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.

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