Department of Administrative Services

Occupational Safety And Health Manager (1797MP)

$42.21-$57.55 Hourly / $3,376.60-$4,603.61 BiWeekly /
$88,129.00-$120,154.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety and Health this class is accountable for coordinating and managing the safety and/or health related technical activities of the division.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from the Occupational Safety and Health Director or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises occupational safety and/or health professionals and clerical staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Assists in planning and coordination of inspection and consultation programs of Occupational Safety and Health Division; assists employers and employees in adherence to and understanding of Occupational Safety and Health Act; assigns and reviews work of Occupational Hygienists and safety professionals; reviews reports for compliance with Connecticut Occupational Safety and Health Act; keeps abreast of new developments in occupational safety and health and provides education, training and technical assistance to staff and advises of changes in regulations and programs; assigns and reviews research studies and surveys in connection with inspections; prepares comprehensive reports for Director and confers frequently with Director regarding budgeting, personnel and administration of division; coordinates statistical programs and federal reporting requirements; supervises regulation and licensing of industrial health facilities; reviews physician reports of occupational injuries and illnesses; establishes and maintains liaison with Occupational Health Laboratory and State Health Laboratory regarding sample analysis; prepares correspondence and reports; assists in grant applications; may make special inspections related to occupational safety or health; may assist in preparation of proposed regulations and amendments to CONN-OSHA; may testify at hearings and in court and speak to other groups; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of Connecticut and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Acts; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of occupational safety and health; considerable knowledge of industrial processes, materials, properties, operations and procedures pertaining to occupational health; considerable knowledge of safety practices and safety devices in places of employment; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of toxicology; knowledge of medical aspects of occupational safety and health; knowledge of symptoms of occupational disease; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of experience in the enforcement of occupational safety and/or health laws and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in chemistry, occupational safety or health, physics, 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.
2. A Masters' degree in safety, engineering, industrial hygiene, public health or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(17)-Laboratory/Scientific Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 63

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective March 9, 2001. (Revised to modify Organizational Level)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/11/2011

CLASS: 1797MP; EST: 11/28/1980; REV: 2/11/2011;