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WhistleBlower/Intake Supervisor

Date Posted:  Sep 5, 2019
Requisition ID:  17011
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

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Summary/Objective:

The Industrial Hygienist Supervisor works as an Industrial Compliance Supervisor within the Indiana Department of Labor’s Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) division.  This position is an essential component of the agency, as IOSHA is responsible for safety and health regulations throughout the State of Indiana. The Industrial Compliance Supervisor is responsible for the work activity of each of his/her direct reports.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervises the work of all direct reports to ensure that activities are addressed timely, accurately and appropriately;
  • Screens and responds to formal and non-formal complaints, referrals, emphasis-related contact, threats of imminent danger, fatalities and catastrophes;
  • Prioritizes and assigns investigations to the staff as appropriate;
  • Conducts monthly onsite evaluations as well as quarterly and annual reviews/evaluations of
  • Industrial Compliance Inspectors;
  • Evaluates field and report work of the IOSHA staff for timeliness, appropriate technical findings, errors, content, clarity of communication etc.;
  • Evaluates evidence of corrective action submitted by employers;
  • Prepares safety orders, penalties and deadlines of abatements for the Division Director prior to being issued to the respondents;
  • Coordinates and/or conduct necessary training for Industrial Compliance Inspectors;
  • Interacts with federal, state and local environmental and health agencies and the general public in enforcement activities;
  • Completes accurate and timely records and reports related to travel, work schedule and work activities;
  • Refers non-industrial compliance related hazards or issues to other divisions as appropriate;
  • Consults with agency counsel and testifies at administrative hearings and other legal proceedings;
  • Participates in projects to enhance the IOSHA division;
  • Completes special projects and training.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Requirements:
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial
  • Hygiene or related area plus related work experience;
  • Broad knowledge of training techniques relating to occupational health and safety subject matters;
  • Advanced knowledge of common occupational health hazards, industrial toxic materials and their safe and adequate handling technique;
  • Extensive knowledge of, and the ability to apply federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to occupational health standards;
  • Extensive knowledge of the sciences including biology, safety and engineering, chemistry, toxicology and physiology;
  • Ability to interpret and apply IOSHA regulations, consensus standards, and various practices and precedents falling within the jurisdiction of IOSHA;
  • Ability to conduct surveys, inspections and investigations and to prepare reports for use as the basis for recommendation for action;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective cooperative work relationships and to manage difficult situations with utmost professionalism;
  • Ability to direct the work of subordinate staff;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Possession of excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to speak in a professional and concise manner and to all levels of an organization.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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