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We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Job Requisition ID:  18198

Agency :  Department of Labor 
Closing Date/Time: 10/07/2022
Salary:   $4,525.00 - $6,622.00  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) is one of Illinois' most important and dynamic Agencies. With an annual budget of $17 million, and an authorized staff of nearly 100 full-time employees, IDOL has the capacity and capability to provide administration and enforcement of over 25 labor and safety Laws. At IDOL, we take pride in our Agency's mission: to promote and protect the rights, wages, welfare, working conditions, safety, and health of Illinois workers through enforcement of state labor laws, and to safeguard the public through regulation of amusement rides and to ensure compliance with all other labor standards.


The Industrial Services Consultant II position is an integral part of the Illinois On-site Safety and Health Consultation Program which offers no cost and confidential occupational safety and health services to Illinois’ small and medium sized businesses committed to improving workplace safety and health.  Through on-site visits, the position works with employers to identify workplace safety and health hazards, provide advice for compliance with OSHA standards, and assist in establishing and improving safety and health programs.  If you are interested in helping our exceptional team of professionals achieve our mission and you possess the qualifications listed above, we invite you to apply for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts on-site consultations, observes work operations, and notes hazardous conditions and unsafe work practices

  2. Performs opening and closing conferences to discuss the rights, obligations and program functions under the Illinois On-site Safety and Health Consultation Program and Federal and State OSHA standards with employers and employee representatives

  3. Prepares consultation reports including hazards noted, program deficiencies and recommendations for corrective action

  4. Attends training classes, courses, and conferences to upgrade skills and knowledge and to keep abreast of Federal and State OSHA standards

  5. Assists in providing on-the-job training

  6. Performs other duties as assigned which are reasonable within the scope of the duties enumerated above


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college with coursework in engineering, physical sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, etc.), or safety/health management
  2. Requires one year of experience in industrial or construction firms engaged in industrial, mechanical or construction processes such as: insurance loss control representative, fire safety inspector, safety engineer or any equivalent combination of training and experience

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. 1 year of experience working with federal OSHA laws, standards and regulations and applicable state statutes, rules, and regulations
  2. 1 year of experience utilizing effective method of consultation inspections
  3. 1 year of experience utilizing fundamental principles of sound safety and health practices and methods
  4. 1 year of experience working with standard types of machinery and equipment employed in industrial or construction firms
  5. 1 year of experience ascertaining facts by observation of the workplace and conference with employer's representatives and employees
  6. 1year of experience in determining the degree of worker involvement and risk, and to determine the severity of the hazard
  7. 1 year of experience advising employers of hazardous situations, how to correct or eliminate them and to prepare field consultation inspection reports
  8. 1 year of experience developing and providing training to employers and employees
  9. Prefers Safety Professional Certification (CSP)


Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the possession of a valid Illinois driver's license and automobile liability insurance
  2. Requires Ability to travel throughout the State to conduct investigations
  3. Requires ability to pass a medical evaluation
  4. Requires ability to wear a negative pressure respirator and walk for extended periods of time while carrying equipment weighing 15 to 30 pounds

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm  
Work Location: 160 N LaSalle Street, Suite 13th Floor, Chicago IL 60601  
Agency Contact:

Craig C. Morrison

Phone #:217-557-0819

Job Family:  Public Safety  


This position [DOES NOT] contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

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