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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service OSHA INDUS HLTH/HYGIENE CONSULTANTTRAINEE/CONSULTANT in Houma, Louisiana


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$2,883.00 - $5,675.00 Monthly


Houma, LA

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LWC-Office of Workers' Compensation

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/5/2023 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

OSHA Industrial Health/Hygiene Consultant Trainee or

OSHA Industrial Health Hygiene Consultant

Office of Workers' Compensation

Division: OSHA / Safety

Location: Houma

Position # 174828

Announcement #: LWC177219-05-26-23CG

This position may be filled as either a Probational or a Job Appointment (open to all qualified applicants); a Promotion (open to all statewide classified and Agency wide permanent status employees); or by Detail to Special Duty or Classified Temporary Appointment. Current permanent status, classified employees may be required to accept a Probational appointment if selected.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a OSHA Industrial Heath/Hygiene Consultant Trainee or OSHA Industrial Health Hygiene Consultant depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the ‘Job Specifications’ tab located at the top of the LA Careers ‘Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.

All applicants selected for employment must submit to drug screening and background check.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you need a special accommodation for a disability.

Applicants claiming a testing exemption based on 3.5 or higher GPA for the baccalaureate degree or master’s degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify exemption claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities • TDD# 800-259-5154

LWC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Charlotte Gautreau

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Human Resources Analyst



Either of the following will qualify

  1. A baccalaureate degree in one of the following fields: chemistry, one of the biological sciences, a health related field, geosciences, environmental science, wildlife and fisheries, atmospheric sciences, engineering or physics plus one year of professional level industrial or occupational health or safety experience.

  2. A baccalaureate degree in industrial health or industrial safety.


An associate degree in the field of occupational/industrial health and safety plus two years of industrial or occupational health or safety experience will substitute for the required specialized baccalaureate degree in Option 1.


Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.


Geosciences include fields such as geology, earth science, marine geology, oceanography, petrology, paleontology, hydrogeology, and geochemistry.

Environmental Sciences include fields such as ecology, environmental management, environmental toxicology, limnology, oceanology, marine sciences, plant ecology, and animal ecology.

Atmospheric Sciences include fields such as meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, and climatology.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To serve as a trainee in performing statewide industrial health and hygiene consultations.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Consultation Manager.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation, OSHA Consultation Section.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from the Industrial Health/Hygiene Consultant by participating in formalized classroom instruction and on-the-job training.

Examples of Work

Assists the Industrial Health/Hygiene Consultant when he acts in a consultative capacity by request to the management of industrial and commercial establishments; assists in performing material and process inventories and analysis; assists in performing preliminary analysis to determine potential health hazards; assists in performing sampling by recognized sampling procedures.

Prepares and ships filter samples to laboratory for proper analysis, applies results of such analysis to the case involved, and determines existence of a health hazard and extent of employee exposure to the hazard; assists in recommending new methods and procedures in order to maintain healthful working conditions and to prevent injuries and diseases; assists in analyzing the employer's safety and health program by determining its effectiveness and assisting in making recommendations for improvement of the program.

Assists in preparing inspection reports which contain process analysis, summation of on-site activities, sampling procedures utilized, and information concerning hazards at the worksite.

Assists the Industrial Health/Hygiene Consultant in maintaining sampling equipment and in reporting malfunctions of such equipment.

Assists in conducting training and assistance visits and follow-up consultations as necessary; determines correction of hazards and program deficiencies identified in previous visits; assists in determining employer qualification for exemption under the guidelines of the Inspection Exemption through Consultation Program.

Assists the Industrial Health/Hygiene Consultant in counseling employers in planning comprehensive health education programs; assists in developing and presenting special training programs.

Assists in conducting public activities to promote utilization of the consultation and exemption programs by private employers within the State and develops and presents informational programs to civil groups, employer, and employee organizations as requested.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( LASERS has provided this video ( to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (,

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (, among others


    Describe your experience in preparing and shipping lab samples and inspection reports.


    Describe your experience in maintaining sampling equipment.

    Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462



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