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Cal/OSHA Inspectors

Cal/OSHA has over 60 field inspector job opportunities available throughout California. These are field positions that conduct compliance inspections in many different settings and consult with employers on a wide range of health and safety issues. Cal/OSHA inspectors help improve health and safety conditions in workplaces and make a positive difference in the lives of California workers.

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Cal/OSHA – Assistant Safety Engineer

Cal/OSHA – Assistant Safety Engineer

Come work for Cal/OSHA as an inspector!

Cal/OSHA is hiring Assistant Safety Engineers throughout California. These are field positions that conduct compliance inspections in many different settings and consult with employers on a wide range of health and safety issues. Cal/OSHA inspectors help improve health and safety conditions in workplaces and make a positive difference in the lives of California workers.

The State of California offers long-term job security and excellent benefits, such as medical coverage and a pension. As with most State jobs, applicants must first apply for and pass an examination. Once you’ve passed the examination, you will be able to apply to open positions. The Assistant Safety Engineer examination is currently posted.

Deadline to apply is September 28. Apply here.

Salary: $6,344 - $7,937 per month ($76,128 - $95,244 annually)

If you are interested, please contact David Hornung, Senior Safety Engineer and chair of Cal/OSHA’s recruiting committee at

Learn more about Cal/OSHA, the application process, and Cal/OSHA inspector positions.

5177 Safety Officer

5177 Safety Officer

Public Utilities Commission

Salary: $125,866.00 - $152,958.00/year
Filing Deadline: 3/11/2020 5:00:00 PM Full job description and to apply, visit:

This is a Position-Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A. The eligible list resulting from this examination may be utilized for future positions in this class in other City departments.

Who are we? San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.

Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.

Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.

We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.

POSITION DESCRIPTION The Safety Officer is responsible for directing a comprehensive program for the assigned department, which may include elements of occupational, operational and/or industrial safety and loss control. Essential functions include: evaluating the effectiveness of Occupational Safety programs; analyzing injuries and costs to target injury prevention programs; monitoring compliance with Cal/OSHA and other agency regulations; monitoring Workers’ Compensation claims and advising management on cost containment and injury prevention strategies; developing and revising safety procedures and training; evaluating and selecting personal protective equipment; developing or monitoring reports for Cal/OSHA, senior management and other regulatory agencies; and providing safety training, technical information and advice to departmental personnel. Performs other duties as required.


• Directs and participates in investigations and surveys of plants, facilities and buildings and field worksites; evaluates fire, electrical, mechanical, structural or other potentially hazardous conditions; observes work activities on an ongoing basis for potentially hazardous work methods and procedures and recommends corrective actions.

• Establishes department-wide safety training programs for all operating and maintenance personnel including supervisors, team leaders and lead workers; provides for appropriate courses of instruction in safety procedures; develops a variety of safety training materials, including manuals, bulletins and written procedures. Organizes, conducts and participates in regularly scheduled safety meetings with workers, supervisors and management personnel.

• Evaluates the effectiveness of occupational safety programs and recommends modifications to comply with legal requirements, prevent injuries, minimize Workers’ Compensation costs and reduce liability.

• Obtains, maintains, and analyzes occupational safety and health data to identify trends, develop and recommend corrective actions, track Workers’ Compensation costs, prepare management reports, and comply with regulatory recordkeeping requirements.

• Maintains current information in the field of industrial and occupational safety as it applies to work activities; keeps informed on State, Federal and local legislation relating to transportation, industrial and occupational safety.

• Participates in the investigation of accidents along with operating and management personnel to determine causes of accidents; recommends appropriate corrective action; prepares reports of investigations for management, legislative bodies and industrial safety agencies.

• Develops, maintains, reviews and revises occupational policies and procedures.

The 5177 Safety Officer performs other related duties as required. Equal Employment Opportunity: The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.


1. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management or equivalent degree in a closely related field from an accredited college or university; AND

2. Four (4) years of professional industrial or occupational safety experience, which must include work safety assessments, engineering design review, accident investigation, safety program development and safety management; AND

3. Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by the American Board of Certified Safety Professionals; AND 4. Possession of current valid California Driver License; AND

5. Ability to wear personal protective equipment, such as respirator and the ability to climb ladders, bend, squat and crawl in tight spaces to safely access work sites. Note: a medical examination and the probationary period will be used to evaluate this qualification.


A. Combination of a baccalaureate degree in one of disciplines specified in MQ #1 and six years of experience as described in MQ #2 may substitute for qualifications #1 and #2.

B. Combination of baccalaureate or graduate degree in Engineering, Physical or Natural Sciences from an accredited college or university and seven years experience as described in MQ #2 may substitute for qualifications #1 and #2.

C. Combination of any baccalaureate or graduate degree from an accredited college or university and eight years experience as described in MQ #2 may substitute for qualifications #1 and #2.

D. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Safety by the State of California Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the certification MQ #3.

E. A graduate degree as described in MQ #1 and six years experience as described in MQ #2, without a CSP, is qualifying.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in the “Education” and “Training and Employment Record” sections of the City and County of San Francisco online application by the filing deadline. A resume does NOT substitute for this section of the City application and will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Notes: Upon appointment to employment, and then on an annual basis, employees will be required to pass a State-mandated Respirator Medical Examination and be clean-shaven as required for use, and at least annually for respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus fitting.



Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative. Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2. Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted. Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

HOW TO APPLY Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

§ Select the desired job announcement

§ Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

§ Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”

§ Follow instructions on the screen Need help completing the application? Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco. We Communicate by emai.l


Senior Safety Specialist

Senior Safety Specialist

Monthly Salary - $8,574.72 - $9,453.42


There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.

This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 1/8/20, 1/29/20, 3/11/20

The Senior Safety Specialist is a professional/supervisory level class, which supervises other Safety Specialists and participates in the administration of the Countywide Safety Program within a County department. This class is characterized by a high degree of independence in the application of program responsibilities and requires a thorough knowledge of applicable laws, procedures, and regulations affecting safety operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Either: 1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in safety engineering, industrial engineering, occupational safety and health, or other closely related field


Two years of experience providing safety and/or occupational health guidance to managers and supervisors in an industrial setting or in an operation involving high potential for accident/injury.

Or: 2. Two years of full-time experience in the Sacramento County class of Safety Specialist or performing equivalent duties in the County.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.

County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667

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The County is home to the capital of the State of California. The region lies in the middle of the 400-mile-long Central Valley, which is California’s prime agricultural region. The Sacramento region is a long-established center of commerce for the surrounding area. Sacramento County was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of California. Sacramento became the State Capital in 1854. The County is the major component of the Sacramento Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) which includes Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer Counties.