Industrial Hygienist

Posted: Mar 07, 2018

Under immediate supervision, is responsible for professional industrial hygiene inspection work of routine difficulty and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the entry level class in the Industrial Hygienist sub-series. An employee in this class learns to perform routine occupational health compliance inspections. This class differs from the Industrial Hygienist 2 in that an incumbent of the latter performs at the intermediate level.  This class flexes to and differs from that of Industrial Hygienist 3 in that an incumbent of the latter performs complex technical consultative inspections or complex regulatory inspections.

*An applicant appointed to this flexibly staffed class will be reclassified to the Industrial Hygienist 3 after successful completion of a mandatory two year training period; inadequate or marginal performance during the training period will result in automatic demotion or termination.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial engineering, industrial hygiene, chemistry, biology, physical science, environmental health, or other related field.


An associate’s degree in safety, industrial engineering, industrial hygiene, chemistry, biology, physical science, environmental health or other related field and two or more years of direct industrial hygiene experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid vehicle operator’s license is required for employment.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.


  1. Decision Quality
  2. Technical Learning
  3. Functional/Technical Competency
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Dealing with Ambiguity
  6. Time Management
  7. Organizing
  8. Informing
  9. Conflict Management
  10. Written Communication
  11. Ethics and Values
  12. Customer Focus
  13. Listening
  14. Self Development
  15. Composure


  1. Basic Mathematics
  2. Occupational Safety and Health
  3. Computers and Electronics
  4. Basic Chemistry Knowledge
  5. Law and Government
  6. Customer and Personal Service
  7. Mechanical
  8. Basic Principals of Engineering and Technology
  9. Basic Knowledge of Physics
  10. Production and Processing


  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Writing
  3. Active Listening
  4. Speaking
  5. Judgment and Decision Making
  6. Critical Thinking
  7. Science
  8. Learning Strategies
  9. Monitoring
  10. Time Management
  11. Coordination
  12. Complex Problem Solving
  13. Social Perceptiveness
  14. Active Learning
  15. Operation Monitoring
  16. Systems Analysis


  1. Written Expression
  2. Oral Comprehension
  3. Oral Expression
  4. Written Comprehension
  5. Stamina
  6. Deductive Reasoning
  7. Inductive Reasoning
  8. Problem Sensitivity
  9. Memorization
  10. Selective Attention
  11. Information Ordering
  12. Spatial Orientation
  13. Category Flexibility
  14. Visualization
  15. Time Sharing

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