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Goggins, Richard W.
11-03-1999, 03:38 AM
POSITION: ERGONOMIST 1

OPENS: October 13, 1999
CLOSES: November 24, 1999

SALARY: $4047-5179 per month (range 64)

LOCATION
There are two positions available at the Department of Labor and Industries'
Central Office in Tumwater, WA (located just a few minutes south of Olympia,
the state capital). Enjoy the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest
without the hassles of Seattle traffic.

DUTIES
One position is with Policy and Technical Services, and will assist field
staff with consultation and compliance activities, which includes assessing
workplace hazards and developing recommendations for control measures. The
position will also help develop technical assistance and educational
materials on general and industry specific ergonomics topics.

Another position is with Training and Outreach, and provides opportunities
to work with industry and labor groups to develop general and industry
specific workshops, training materials and publications. This position will
also be responsible for giving presentations around the state, updating and
maintaining the ergonomics web site, and helping to coordinate ergonomics
presentations at the annual Governor's Industrial Safety and Health
Conference.

Both positions will work closely with a growing team of ergonomists in
developing solutions to workplace causes of musculoskeletal disorders in a
wide variety of industries.

WHO MAY APPLY
This recruitment is open to anyone who meets the requirements.
Please Note: Verification of affirmative action status is required of all
Labor and Industries employees upon appointment.

REQUIREMENTS
A Master's degree in mechanical, industrial or civil engineering, industrial
hygiene, work physiology or closely related field with specialty in
ergonomics.
AND
One year of experience in occupational ergonomics or industrial engineering.

HOW TO APPLY
Send a completed Washington State job application and examination to:
Department of Personnel
Applications Unit
600 South Franklin
P.O. Box 47561
Olympia, WA 98504-7561
Initial screening will be based solely on the information contained in your
application. You should keep a copy of your application for your files.

Application forms are available from the Department of Personnel's web site
at: http://www.wa.gov/DOP/forms/dopforms.htm

The official job announcement for this position and the examination
questions are available at:
http://www.wa.gov/dop/bulletins/29210oc.htm

CONTACT: John Peard, phone (360) 902-6307, e-mail pear235@lni.wa.gov

Rick Goggins
Ergonomist, Policy and Technical Services
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

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