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IOSHA Supervisor 4

Date Posted:  Jul 27, 2022
Requisition ID:  382947

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and perform the essential functions of a role.



About the Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL):

The mission of the Indiana Department of Labor is to advance the safety, health, and prosperity of Hoosiers in the workplace. To make significant strides in achieving our mission, we emphasize both enforcement and voluntary compliance for employers. Our office administers the IOSHA program, state wage and hour and youth employment laws, as well as underground coal mine safety. We also have many free training and educational resources available to the public through our INSafe Division. Finally, our Quality, Metrics & Statistics Division counts, measures, and tracks trends internally and externally. Our goal is to help make Indiana a great place to work and to do business. Let us know how we can help you.







Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Job:

As the IOSHA Supervisor; you will be responsible for working within the Indiana Department of Labor's IOSHA Division.  in this position, you will be an essential component of the agency, as IOSHA is responsible for ensuring the safety and health of Indiana workers.

A Day in the Life:

  • Supervise the work of all direct reports to ensure that activities are addressed timely; accurately and appropriately,
  • Screen and respond to formal and non-formal complaints, referrals, emphasis-related contact, threats of imminent danger, and fatalities and catastrophes.
  • Prioritize and assign investigations to the Safety inspectors as appropriate.
  • Conduct monthly onsite evaluations as well as quarterly and annual reviews/evaluations of Safety Inspectors.
  • Evaluate field and report work of the IOSHA Safety Inspectors for timeliness, appropriate technical findings, errors, content, clarity of communication, etc.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • A bachelor's degree plus related work experience OR related academic training plus comparable work experience alone may substitute for a Baccalaureate where appropriate.
  • Undergo an annual physical/medical evaluation to ensure physically able to carry out the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to carry sometimes heavy and awkward equipment, and to walk, climb, stand, crouch while carry sampling and measuring devices and wearing protective clothing, including respirators.
  • Ability to work in unpleasant and hazardous conditions, including noise and tocix chemicals, during inspections/investigations.
  • Broad knowledge of training techniques relating to occupational health and safety subject matters.
  • Ability to interpret and apply IOSHA regulations, consensus standards, and various practices and precedents falling within the jurisdiction of IOSHA.
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow.
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets.
  • Ability to maintain working cooperative relationships and ability to manage difficult situations with utmost professionalism.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong skills in the use of computers.
  • Be willing to travel with an appropriate accommodation.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers a premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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