OSHA Safety Compliance Officer I
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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This position is located in the Raleigh OSHA field office. Primary duties of the position require the intake, analysis and dissemination of complaints, referrals and fatality/accident notifications regarding occupational safety and health hazards. Other additional duties include reviewing medical examiner and autopsy reports; updating and maintaining complaint logs; and training CHOS on complaint desk operations, policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include inspecting a variety of business establishments to identify workplace hazards and potential hazards, performing safety and health program assessments, evaluation of employers’ hazard abatements, documentation of reports and investigations of fatalities, accidents and complaints as required by law. Candidate must have no more than a 50-mile commute to the Raleigh OSHA field office. Position will be open to a trainee appointment if no fully qualified applicants are received.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

The SCO will be expected to have or develop an understanding of industrial engineering concepts, and the knowledge and ability to decisively and consistently apply the OSHNC standards. The SCO must be physically, mentally and emotionally capable of conducting independent inspections. The SCO must be capable of producing legally defensible reports using excellent documentation and writing skills. The SCO must be proficient in keyboarding using word processing programs. The SCO will have excellent verbal communication skills. Duties include speaking with complainants, employers, state and local agencies (including law enforcement) and NCDOL personnel. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in occupational safety, industrial management or technology, industrial engineering, engineering operations or a closely related curriculum and three years of experience in occupational safety and health inspections; or a completion of a two year community college or technical institute course in industrial safety and health technology, or a closely related curriculum and five years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health inspections; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A North Carolina driver’s license is a condition of employment.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The NC Department of Labor uses Merit-Based Recruitment to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act. Applicants are asked to document on their application the duties and responsibilities of any past employment including the knowledge, skills and abilities attained from that employment or supplemental training. . Applicants seeking veteran’s preference should attach a copy of their Form DD-214 or discharge orders.

NC Department of Labor
Human Resources Division
Pam Short
4 W. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27699

Phone: 919-733-6943

The NC Department of Labor is an Equal Employment Employer. It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the Department of Labor that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility verification within three working days of employment.