Agency Safety & Health Dir 2

Grade 62

New York State has approximately 4 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Agency Safety & Health Rep 1

    Grade 14

  2. Agency Safety & Health Rep 2

    Grade 20

  3. Agency Safety & Health Dir 1

    Grade 23

  4. Agency Safety & Health Dir 2

    Grade 62

Summary of Job Description

As an Agency Safety and Health Director 2, you would review agency operations to identify and assess potentially high risk occupational hazards that require specialized and ongoing training, typically covered by OSHA regulations and that also require a multilevel approach combining training, personal protection equipment and medical monitoring to mitigate or eliminate the hazards; develop agency safety and health policies and the strategies for implementing these safety and health regulations, and collective bargaining agreement provisions affecting safety and health for larger State agencies with multiple work locations. In addition, work locations are often dispersed statewide, requiring a network of designated safety representatives at the various work sites who report to the Agency Safety and Health Director 2.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position. There are two examinations that fill this title. Please note that some employees of New York State may qualify for both.

For qualified employees of New York State: On or before the date of examiantion, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Agency Safety and Health Director 1.

For all qualified individuals: On or before the date of examination, you must have:

Either 1.    nine years of experience in the development and administration of occupational health and safety programs for an organization of 500 or more employees. Two years of this experience must have been at a supervisory level.

Or 2.    a bachelor's or higher degree in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, or industrial engineering AND five years of experience as described above.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-619 38-300

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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