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TDI - Inspector V (OSHCON Safety Consultant)

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 11/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00007229

Job Description

Status:Internal/External-TDI employees and the general public

JobPosting Number: 00007229

Division:Workplace Safety/OSHCON

Location:4440 S. Piedras Dr, Suite 205, San Antonio, TX 78228

Travelrequired: up to 50%


TheTexas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for bothconsumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislativemandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers'compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while alsoprotecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We takeour responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customerservice through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.


Beforeyou apply, please click or copy and paste the following link into your browser:http://www.tdi.texas.gov/jobs/apply.html for more information about working forthe Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).


OSHCONSafety Consultant

Thisposition, with the Occupational Safety and Health Consultation (OSHCON)Program, performs advanced inspections and technical consultative services in awide variety of worksites and industries throughout the assignedterritory.  OSHCON consultants enjoy arewarding career helping Texas employers understand and comply withOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, identify andcorrect hazards, and develop effective safety and health programs in anon-regulatory capacity.  OSHCONconsultants receive ongoing professional development and training, work regularhours with flexible schedules, and hone their occupational safety and healthskills by working with different employers in a variety of industries eachday. 



-providesinterpretations of and recommendations for compliance with Occupational Safetyand Health Administration (OSHA) regulations; 

-providesassistance to Texas employers in developing and implementing effective safetyand health management systems; 

-conductson-site inspections of employers' worksites/activities to identify safetyhazards and provides recommendations for correction and abatement;

-assessesthe need for health-related testing and exposure determinations and addresseshealth issues commensurate with training and educational background;   

-reviewsemployers' injury and illness logs, written safety programs and employeetraining programs;

-providesformal and informal training with emphasis on safety hazards in the workplace;

solicitsemployer requests for OSHCON assistance through telephone calls, presentations,correspondence, and other methods as appropriate; and

-works with tradeassociations, business organizations, and other industry groups to promote theOSHCON program and safe workplaces through formal and informal meetings andpresentations.


Thisposition requires: 

-graduationfrom an accredited four-year college or university;

-oneyear of full-time experience in occupational health and safety programs,providing health education and training; and

-drivinga privately-owned motor vehicle to and from the duty station, meetings,consultative activities, training and other work assignments.


Note:Education and experience relevant to position requirements may be substitutedfor one another on a year-for-year basis.


Registration, License or Certification:

Thisposition requires travel in order to carry out the essential functions of thejob. The Texas Department of Insurance will check driving records. Maintainingfully qualified driving status as defined by the agency is a condition ofcontinued employment. 

Preferencesfor this position include:

-adegree in Safety and Health, a degree in science, engineering or related field;one or more years full-time experience in areas related to workplace safety;

-experiencein occupational health, safety consultations and inspections;

-experiencein the construction industry;

-experienceusing occupational health testing equipment; and have a nationally recognizedcertification – ASP, CSP, OHST, CIH

-bilinguallanguage skills in English and Spanish (oral and written).


Thisposition requires demonstrated knowledge of:

-Texas,federal occupational safety and health laws, codes and standards to comply withOSHA regulations;

-thecomponents of an effective safety program;

-principlesand methods of field safety inspection;

-propergrammar, punctuation, and spelling; and

-computersystems and applications including Microsoft Office software programs, (Word,Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint), internet and data base applications.


Thisposition requires demonstrated skill in:

-problemsolving and decision making;

-planning,organizing and managing long and short-term projects;

-prioritizingworkload to meet continuous deadlines;

-effectivewritten and verbal communication with internal and external customers;

-planeffectively; evaluate situations quickly, express ideas clearly and concisely;

-presentingto a variety of audiences through practiced or extemporaneous presentations;

-interpretingand conveying the requirements of laws, directives and procedures;

-preparingrelated documentation, forms, reports, and correspondence;

-workingwith confidential, time sensitive information in a professional manner;

-providingand developing training and instruction;

-usinginstruments or tools necessary to perform inspections; and

-operatinga motor vehicle in highly congested traffic conditions in a safe courteousmanner in compliance with traffic laws.


Thisposition requires the demonstrated ability to:

-gather,assemble, correlate, and analyze facts;

-handlemultiple tasks simultaneously and to manage conflicting priorities;

-effectivelycommunicate both orally and in writing;

-meetdeadlines, goals, and quality standards;

-applycritical thinking to devise solutions to problems;

-developspractical and written processes for training programs, assessment andevaluation methods, work instructions and learning objective;

-makedecisions in accordance with rules, regulations, and procedures;

-read,comprehend, interpret and apply technical laws and regulations;

-applycritical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;

-trainother staff members;

-workeffectively, professionally and cooperatively in a team environment;

-establishand maintain a harmonious working relationship with co-workers, agency staffand customers; and

-workharmoniously with fellow employees in an effective, results-oriented,productive team environment;

-drivea privately-owned motor vehicle to and from meetings, consultative activities,training, employer worksites in Texas and other work assignments; and

-satisfythe conditions required to maintain fully-qualified driving status asapplicable.


ApplicableMilitary Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited toone of the following: 06, OAP14, EO, 87GO.


AdditionalMilitary Crosswalk information can be accessed by clicking or copying andpasting the following link into your browser:http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_InspectorsandInvestigators.pdf


Veterans:Click or copy and paste the following link into your browser:www.texasskillstowork.com for assistance with translating your military workexperience and training courses into civilian job terms,qualifications/requirements and skill sets.


Howto apply:

Allapplications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title,dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and adescription of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, yourapplication may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take theplace of this required information.


SUBMITTEDTHROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete thesupplemental questions to be considered for the posting.


Inorder to complete the supplemental questions, please go to CAPPS Career Centerto register or login and access your profile by clicking or copying and pastingthe following link into your browser:https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en.