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Inspector - IOSHA

Date Posted:  May 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  354941

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 to perform the essential functions of a roll.



About the Indiana Department of Labor:

The Indiana Department of Labor advances the safety, health, and prosperity of Hoosiers in the workplace.  We maintain a proactive focus of prevention, training, and good communication by collaborating with businesses, labor, trade associations, and schools, all with the goal of making Indiana safer and more productive.


This position traditionally starts at $42,328 per year for an entry-level candidate, after a minimum of 6 months to a max of 1 year and successful completion of training, the salary will be increased to $45,916 per year. The starting salary may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:


As an Industrial Safety Compliance Officer within the Indiana Department of Labor’s IOSHA division, you will serve as an essential component of the agency, as IOSHA is responsible for the enforcement of safety and health regulations. You will inspect and investigate occupational sites to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and advise on control of hazardous or unsafe conditions. Upon verification of unstable conditions, the incumbent follows established policies and procedures to document and report such conditions to the supervisor. 

A Day in the Life:

  • Conduct assigned inspections: formal and non-formal complaints, referrals, emphasis-related contact, threats of imminent danger, and fatalities and catastrophes;
  • Inspect industrial sites to recognize and evaluate safety and health conditions per IOSHA regulations;
  • Hold opening conferences with company owners and/or management to advise them as to the inspection process and to gather relevant safety program and/or training materials and information;
  • Collect and analyze data and compare such to appropriate established safety and health regulations; document findings through notes, sketches, photographs, etc.
  • Create detailed, accurate and timely technical reports for the supervisor for administrative and regulatory action; enter data into the Federal NCR application and/or system;
  • Interview employees as appropriate to gather job-specific information and caution them on safety hazards;
  • Conduct closing conferences with company owners and/or management to provide them with a summary of their inspection findings, discuss abatement, etc.
  • Complete accurate and timely records and reports related to travel, work schedule and work activities.

What We're Looking For:

  • Five (5) years' relevant work experience 
  • At least (1) one year of the required experience must include experience involving identification of safety and health hazards in a construction or an industrial environment; or participation in the formulation of construction or industrial safety rules;
  • Or accredited college training in a related field.
  • A Valid Driver's License


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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