In the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Division, this class is accountable for providing consultative services to all employees and/or employers regarding occupational safety and health.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
occupational safety and health surveys of public employer work sites including
basic evaluations of all types of equipment, construction, and personnel to
ensure compliance with State Occupational Safety and Health Act;
employees, union officials and others to obtain information;
mechanical and electrical principles and procedures to measure, evaluate and
control occupational health hazards;
illumination, radiation, noise, vibration, vapors and other physical hazards;
assistance to public or private employers as requested;
Conducts site visits at
occupational health clinics to ensure compliance with state statutes;
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
principles and practices
of occupational safety and health;
state and federal
Occupational Safety and Health Acts and standards;
interviewing methods and
oral and written
Ability to utilize computer
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in occupational safety and health.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in
occupational safety and health, chemistry, mechanical engineering or a closely
related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of
fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum
of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
Successful completion of
a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury due to climbing and working with electrical panels and unguarded equipment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196
of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of
positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single
title for administrative purposes. As
such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or
This replaces the
existing specification for the class of Occupational Safety and Health Officer
in Salary Group AR 19 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modify
the Minimum Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed section and modify content)