Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Nov 27, 2019

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist – Deadline: 12/18/2019

Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, California Department of Public Health

Assist employers in lead industries statewide to prevent work-related lead poisoning; investigate lead uses for potential substitution of safer materials and processes; help to see that employers and workers are aware of revised, more health-protective standards soon to be adopted in California.

Civil service classification: Research Scientist II (Physical/Engineering Sciences). Minimum qualifications: 3 yrs research experience and masters degree (e.g. industrial hygiene/environmental health science).

Will also consider: Research Scientist I (Physical/Engineering Sciences). Minimum qualifications: 1 yr research experience (1 yr toward advanced degree can substitute).

First – take online civil service exam for the classification:

RS II: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/8PB03.PDF

Or RS I: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/8PB02.PDF

It is possible to apply to the civil service exam online and be immediately qualified for a posted vacancy.

Second – apply for this position here by 12/18/2019:

If interested, please contact Barbara Materna, PhD, CIH, Chief, Occupational Health Branch, California Department of Public Health, at Barbara.materna@cdph.ca.gov or 510.620.5730.