State of Nevada SAFETY SPECIALIST, MINE SAFETY/HEALTH -DIR in Nevada
SAFETY SPECIALIST, MINE SAFETY/HEALTH -DIR
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Business and Industry
Division: Industrial Relations
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 33841
Open to all qualified persons.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations. Incumbents identify or train others to identify safety and health hazards and violations, and recommend reasonable and feasible means of abatement; research specific technology and industry applications using technical references and applicable codes and standards; prepare written reports and/or training materials; make public presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues among the public and industry groups; and maintain current knowledge of new technologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Safety Specialist for Mine Safety and Health conduct safety and health inspections at mines (both above ground and underground), mills, quarries, and related facilities; investigate mine accidents; conduct/provide training to mine employees; and provide technical assistance and consultation to mine operators. Incumbents may be required to use personal vehicle to conduct State business. Working shifts other than 8:00am to 5:00pm may be required, to include weekends.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Five years of technical, operational, or management experience in mines, mills, beneficiation plants, or smelters, one year of which must have been spent working
This position may be required to work shifts other than 8:00am to 5:00pm, to include weekends.
This position may be required to be on Standby/Call back.
The ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your experience working underground including where the experience was obtained.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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