Job Posting: Health and Safety Analyst

State Air Resources Board

Health and Safety Analyst

$4,975.00 - $6,228.00

Final Filing Date: 1/25/2019

Job Description and Duties

-Lead for California Air Resources Board (CARB) ergonomic program. Performs ergonomic evaluations, which requires analysis of workstation setup and potential ergonomic solutions.  Works with Facility Support Services staff, Office of Information Services staff and contracted vendors to implement ergonomic evaluation and reasonable accommodation office modifications. This includes working with contracted movers for necessary desk modifications. Follows up with customers and maintains necessary electronic files of ergonomic evaluations.

-Procures and administers health and safety training courses for a variety of health and safety subjects, and evaluates health and safety training to ensure training courses are effective. Manages contracts for health and safety training.  Training courses include emergency response, first aid/CPR/automated external defibrillator, heat illness prevention, and hearing conservation; works with training vendors to develop training notices, materials, class rosters, certificates of completion, obtaining and preparing training rooms, etc., for on-site and/or CARB administered training classes.  Monitors and tracks CARB staff's compliance with health and safety mandated training courses and job specific licensing and/or certification requirements.  Assists program management in identifying specific training classes and/or materials when working conditions or job requirements change.

-In coordination with CalEPA direction, leads emergency preparedness efforts and the maintenance of the CARB Headquarters Emergency Teams.  Ensures team members complete emergency team training, helps develop and implement drills and provides feedback to team members to ensure effective performance in case of emergency response or building evacuation.  Ensures all other CARB facilities and worksites have emergency action plans and emergency team members are trained properly.  Leads the planning and conducting of emergency drills, such as earthquake readiness and emergency evacuation; provides feedback to participants regarding performance and makes recommendations for improvement.

-In coordination with the Health and Safety Officer, maintains CARB's comprehensive Injury and Illness Prevention Program.  This includes maintanence  for a variety of specific health and safety programs such as, but not limited to: Hearing Conservation, Heat Illness Prevention, Driver Safety (including responsibility for the DMV Employer Pull Notice and Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs; and vehicle accident reporting), Hazard Communication, Medical Surveillance, and Personal Protective Equipment.

-Performs hazard assessments and accident investigations.  Evaluates work sites and job procedures to identify hazards to be addressed and improvements to be made to increase worksite safety and decrease the chance of an injury or accident.  Investigates accidents to determine any changes that may be necessary to prevent the recurrence of similar accidents. Assists the Health and Safety officer with Workplace Violence policy investigations.

-Organizes health and safety communication, including regular safety committee meetings and other health and safety related announcements, information postings, and notices.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Health and Safety Analyst
$4,975.00 - $6,228.00 A
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is located in the beautiful CalEPA building in downtown Sacramento. We are located close to light rail and parking garages/lots. The building includes Golden 1 ATM access, an exercise room, a cafeteria, and an onsite daycare facility. We are within walking distance to many restaurants and the seasonal farmers’ market in Cesar Chavez Plaza.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

An SOQ is a narrative response to the following questions. In addition, the SOQ serves as documentation of each applicant’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. In your SOQ, please answer the following questions:

  1. Please describe your experience and/or education in the field of occupational health and safety that would qualify you for this position?
  2. Please describe in detail a situation in which you identified and addressed a workplace safety issue. What was the result?
The SOQ must be typed, single spaced, 12 point Arial font and a maximum of two pages. Applicant name and Job Control number must appear at the top of each page of the SOQ. Applicants who do not follow these requirements may be disqualified from the recruitment. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of SOQs.

If required to meet the Minimum Qualifications, you must include a copy of your degree and/or unofficial transcripts in order to be considered for this position.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 1/25/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

State Air Resources Board
Attn: Hannah Cooper
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Hannah Cooper
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Statement of Qualifications - Please see "Special Requirements" for further information regarding the Statement of Qualifications.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

The successful candidate shall have a strong knowledge of occupational health and safety rules, regulations, and practice.  Other desirable qualifications include strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and willingness to occasionally travel for work.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Hannah Cooper
(916) 323-3303

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Beverly Bueno
(916) 323-7053
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail