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NY State Division of Safety and Health has openings for Sr. Industrial Hygienist and Industrial Hygienist Trainee in Utica.


The Senior Industrial Hygienist/Trainee, in the Division of Safety and Health, duties will include:

  • Inspect work sites to determine compliance with state and federal standards and guidelines and to identify health violations and health hazards, particularly those associated with exposure to toxic or explosive chemicals and substances in the form of dusts, fibers (including asbestos), fumes, mists, vapors, gases, metals, and pathogenic organisms.
  • Identify hazards such as noise and vibrations, light of various types, and other physical energies including electromagnetic emissions. Based upon the results of field testing and/or laboratory analyses taken from on-site inspections, you might confer with management and employee representatives and/or take appropriate enforcement or consultation action.
  • Conduct training for appropriate staff or public and private sector employers and employees.
  • Use a computer in the performance of these duties.

Required Qualifications:

  • Senior Industrial Hygienist Trainee 1:

o              A bachelor’s degree or higher in audiology, bacteriology biochemistry, biology, biophysics, biostatistics, chemical engineering, chemistry, community health, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental toxicology, epidemiology, genetics, geochemistry, health physics, human development, hydrology, hygiene, medical science, medical technology, molecular biology, nursing, occupation health, petroleum engineering, physics ,public health, or toxicology; including or supplemented by 8 semester credit hours in chemistry.

  • Senior Industrial Hygienist Trainee 2:

o              Must meet special minimum qualifications for Industrial Hygienist Trainee 1 and one year of professional Industrial Hygienist experience.

  • Senior Industrial Hygienist:

o              Must meet special minimum qualifications for Industrial Hygienist Trainee 1 and two year of professional Industrial Hygienist experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.

TO APPLY:  Interested applicants are required to email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to

Please include the title, location, and vacancy ID #114590 in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application.

For more information regarding this vacancy, please visit:

OSOS Job Order # DF4674054 .

Vacancy ID# 114590

Utica, NY

Compensation: $49,202 to $86,140 Annually

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