Industrial Hygienist

at Department of Labor in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Industrial Hygienist

Recruitment #041124-MDAZ06-600700

Opening Date 4/12/2024 12:00:00 AM Closing Date 4/26/2024 11:59:00 PM Type of Recruitment Open Competitive Salary Yearly: $47,778.00/Min - $59,723.00/Mid Salary Plan M37 Pay Grade 14 Shift Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm Employment Type Actual Vacancy Employment Term Regular Agency DOL/Industrial Affairs / Location(s) Chapman Road Office:
(252 Chapman Road, Newark, Delaware, 19702) Contact Name DOL/DHR Contact Phone 302-761-8015 Telework Eligible Yes


Summary Statement Seeking an experienced Industrial Hygienist to ensure workplace safety and compliance through risk assessment, hazard identification, and implementation of effective control measures. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, expertise in occupational health regulations, and a proactive approach to mitigating occupational hazards.


Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.  Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Contact industrial plants, businesses and construction sites to explain voluntary consultation services and employer requests for those services.
  • Conduct on-site voluntary consultations with industrial plants, business and construction sites to insure compliance with occupational health standards and regulations and to identify and eliminate health hazards in the workplace.
  • Provide full consultation and training assistance to interested employers to establish on-going health and safety programs; assist in the implementation of programs and procedures such as hearing conservation, self-inspection, and safety committees.
  • Utilize equipment to detect and measure dust, noise, chemical vapors, and other potential health hazards in the work environment; perform general maintenance on equipment.
  • Assess extent of any health hazards by interpreting equipment readings, and evaluate the location of, length of employee exposure to, and employee knowledge of hazard; note any safety hazards while conducting on-site inspections and refer to OSHA Safety Consultants.
  • Identify the need for and determine appropriate health hazard control measures; evaluate effectiveness of same.
  • Compose reports of findings, including violations and correlated standards; recommend correction or elimination of health hazards.
  • Review books, pamphlets and other literature for inclusion in reference library; maintain library.
  • Speak before interested groups upon request regarding occupational health standards and hazards; respond to private and public sector inquiries regarding same.
  • Act as designated trainer to provide formal training programs to employers on health and safety issues.
  • Develop handouts and training materials to assist employers.
  • Operate computer for data input and retrieval.

Conditions Of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

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Job Posting: 1258675

Posted On: Apr 11, 2024

Updated On: Apr 26, 2024

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