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Job Opening: California Voluntary Protection Associate Safety Engineer

Position Details

Job Code #: JC-293055

Working Title: California Voluntary Protection Associate Safety Engineer


# of Positions: 3

Work Location: Orange County

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Final Filing Date: 3/28/2022

Job Description and Duties

Working at the Cal/OSHA means much more than showing up for a job. You will be able to work on programs that are vital to the health and safety of our community, workforce, and the state. We recognize the strength in teamwork. We know that by encouraging collaboration and diversity, educating employers in best practices, and protecting the health and safety of employees through enforcement of the California Labor Code and regulations will benefit our economy as a whole. Be part of a team that prides itself in making a difference for Californians.

What will be the difference that you make for California?

Under the general direction of the Area Manager with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), Consultation Services Branch, the Associate Safety Engineer is responsible for performing independently the full range of professional journey level safety engineering work in construction, electrical, and industrial functions related to the CAL/OSHA program. The Associate Safety Engineer conducts, including the most difficult, safety inspections, consultations, and journey-level assignments, related to construction, electrical, and industrial occupational safety and health, throughout the State. Promotes California Voluntary Protection Program (Cal/VPP) and performs comprehensive workplace safety evaluation. Associate Safety Engineers are to perform all work in accordance with DIR-DOSH policies, DOSH Compliance, and Consultation Policy and Procedure Manuals, Directives, and Memorandums.

This posting may be used to fill future vacancies in accordance with 2 CCR §249.3. To be considered for this Associate Safety Engineer job opportunity, applicants must be either reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. Links to the online exams to establish eligibility for Associate Safety Engineer can be found here.

Working Conditions

Work as a team member during week-long evaluation at employers’ worksites throughout the state of California which requires travel and overnight hotel stays. Some of this work will be in an office environment and at other times the work will be at a field site that has the potential for exposure to safety and hazardous substances and may involve, including but not limited to: Working outdoors 8 hours or more per day in a wide range of weather conditions (e.g. rain, strong winds, heat, and cold); Sitting at a desk, in a chair, and using a computer and/or laptop; Using a multi-line telephone console or a cordless telephone with a headset or cell phone; Traveling via private, State vehicle, or public transportation (i.e. automobile, airplane, etc.) including overnight travel inside California. 

How to Apply

For additional information about this job listing and application instructions, visit the CalCareers website.