Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
71480 11 ST G3 N 999-99 11/01/1999
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01/21/1997 71480


DEFINITION: This is administrative work in directing the inspection and enforcement provisions of state laws and regulations governing safety practices and sanitary conditions in buildings and industries for the protection of employees and the public.

The employee in this class is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing programs of inspection, compliance enforcement, accident reporting, and the promotion of safety and sanitary conditions as required by a variety of state laws and regulations. Work involves formulating and implementing policies and procedures for the periodic inspection of buildings, elevators, boilers, and certain industries subject to state laws and regulations for the protection of employees and the public. Work also involves detecting unsafe or unsanitary practices or working conditions, and instituting actions to enforce compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Work includes developing and directing educational and promotional activities to improve and develop increased awareness of within the broad framework of existing laws, regulations, and policies, and is subject to general review by the Deputy Secretary for Safety Standards through conferences and an evaluation of reports.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, organizes, administers and develops policy for a program of inspection and enforcement to provide safe and sanitary conditions and practices in buildings, elevators, boilers, mines and quarries, bedding, upholstery, and stuffed toy manufacturing plants, migrant labor camps and transportation facilities, and movie projection facilities.

Directs a large investigative, technical, clerical, and administrative staff engaged in inspections or work related to inspection of buildings, elevators, industries whose operations directly affect public health and safety, migrant labor camps, and general employment conditions with respect to safety and sanitary practices.

Directs the processing of accident reports, financial record keeping and the processing of prosecution documents, when necessary to enforce compliance with state laws or regulations.

Directs a training program for management and employees in safety practices, and promotes safety programs in industries.

Coordinates program activities with public and private agencies, and professional organizations concerned with safe and sanitary conditions affecting employees and the public.

Reviews work through reports and periodic field inspections.

Conducts correspondence, prepares and delivers speeches, attends meetings, and engages in similar public relations activities related to bureau programs.

Performs a variety of administrative tasks in estimating and reviewing budgetary, personnel, equipment, and space requirements for the bureau, and determines need for new equipment, methods, or procedures designed to improve efficiency of bureau operations.

Reviews financial and accident reports and initiates action as indicated to conduct or improve unsatisfactory trends or conditions.

Employees in this class may participate in the performance of their subordinates work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of state safety and sanitation laws and regulations applicable to buildings, elevators, boilers, mines and quarries, bedding and upholstery, stuffed toys, migrant labor camps and transportation, movie projectionists, general industrial employment conditions,
and of inter-related activities of other bureaus and agencies in these areas.

Knowledge of management principles and practices applicable in directing safety and sanitary inspection, promotion, and enforcement programs.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.

Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate safety and sanitary inspection, promotion, training, and enforcement programs.

Ability to direct and supervise a staff of administrative, investigative, technical, and clerical employees.

Ability to review, evaluate, and devise improvements in rules, regulations, methods, and procedures to insure effective operation of safety and sanitary inspection and enforcement programs.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate employees, other public or private officials, and the public.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Eight years of administrative experience, including two years in the field of safety, sanitary inspection, and enforcement in an administrative, or supervisory capacity; and a bachelor's degree;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.