SAFETY INSPECTOR

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 24, 2022
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Public Safety
  • Salary: $67,225.20 - $85,809.84 Annually USD

Job Description

EXAM NUMBER

W3034G

When to Submit Your Application:
The application filing period will begin on May 24, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.

Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

Out-of-Class experience will not be accepted.

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Who We Are
The Internal Services Department (ISD) plays a major role in supporting all County of Los Angeles departments and commissions. With an annual budget of over $873 million and 2,183 budgeted positions along with over 5,120 contracted workers of varying professions in facilities management, information technology, environmental, administrative, purchasing and contracting, ISD is the County's trusted partner and provider of choice.

The Opportunity
We are pursuing qualified candidates to fill Safety Inspector positions in the Human Resources Division. The positions will guide, instruct and design accident prevention measures and implement training programs to reduce or eliminate work place hazards.
Essential Job Functions
Position Responsibilities

Performs the full range of safety inspections and trains line personnel in safety inspections of the department's major facilities, buildings, equipment, work practices, and work areas.
Participates in field and other inspections to ensure compliance with Cal/OSHA standards such as ergonomics, confined space, respiratory protection, and asbestos.

Investigates accidents, inspects equipment involved, interviews witnesses, and prepares reports of findings to superiors and County Counsel, as necessary.

Analyzes departmental safety records, including Cal/OSHA logs, automotive accident reports and reports on industrial injuries and makes recommendations to improve worker safety.

Trains supervisors in accident prevention techniques, accident reporting, and first-aid procedures.

Distributes, receives, checks, processes, and transmits automotive and industrial accident reports in conformance with State and County rules and regulations.

Maintains and interprets automotive and industrial accident statistics.

Participates in various departmental or County safety or accident review committees.

Assists in the preparation and distribution of safety manuals, bulletins, posters, and articles.

Evaluates and, if necessary, recommends changes in safety procedures and use of personal protective equipment and other devices to meet Cal/OSHA regulations or other safety standards.

Maintains statistical records, writes reports, and prepares correspondence.

Assists in all aspects of departmental safety training sessions in respiratory protection, hearing conservation, indoor air quality, ergonomics, radiation safety, asbestos, confined space, hazard communication, and other departmental safety training programs.

Conducts and supervises work site and field monitoring inspections using air, sound, and other monitoring devices as needed.

Plans and conducts the department's driver evaluation and training program and other training programs.

Requirements
Requirements to Qualify

Option I: Two years of experience in the service of Los Angeles County as a Safety Assistant*, in the areas of Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene.

Option II: A Bachelor's degree** from an accredited college with a specialization in Safety, Safety Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, physics, biology, chemistry, or a closely related field, and one year of experience at the level of Safety Assistant in the areas of Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene. A Master's Degree** from an accredited college in Safety, Safety Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, physics, biology, chemistry, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.

License:
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Physical Expectations:
3 - Moderate. This job Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

Special Requirement Information
*Experience at level of the Los Angeles County Class of Safety Assistant is defined as assists in planning, conducting, coordinating, evaluating and maintaining a comprehensive occupational, environmental, and automotive safety program in a large department.

**Degrees that are not specifically listed will be reviewed by subject matter experts to determine whether the degree qualifies.

In order to receive credit for the required degree/coursework you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization within 10 calendar days from the date of filing application (if applicable). Please submit documentation to Rpereyra@isd.lacounty.gov and indicate your name, the exam name, and the exam number

Direct copies of class specifications and selection requirements as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements.
Additional Information
Our Assessment Process:

If you meet the requirements, we will invite you to a structured oral interview weighted at 100% covering technical knowledge, experience, interpersonal skills, and general ability to perform the duties of the position.

You must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the assessment in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.

NOTE: All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add RPereyra@isd.lacounty.gov to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.

Eligibility Information:

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee offer of employment.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly.

No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

How to ApplyApplications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m. (PT), on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website https://www.governmentjobs.com/career/lacounty.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add RPereyra @isd.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com , and noreply@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County.

Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.

Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries:LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.

For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
Fair Chance Initiative :
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

COVID-19 Vaccination:
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

Have questions about anything listed above?

Contact us:
Exam Number: W3034G
Department Contact Name: Regina Pereyra
Department Contact Phone:
(323) 881-3621
Department Contact Email:
RPereyra@isd.lacounty.gov
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

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