- Our mission…
- To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
- The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
- This position is with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA). Oregon OSHA is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions for Oregon workers through promulgation and enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, and by providing education and consultation to employees and employers.
- This is an executive service position and is not represented by a union.
- What’s in it for you:
- Making a meaningful difference in the lives of Oregonians
- Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
- Colleagues who are passionate about public service
- Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
- Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
- Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon
- This position is eligible for remote work on a part-time basis once the incumbent has gained the proficiency to perform work independently. However, regular, scheduled office hours are also required.
- Here’s what you will do:
- As the OSHA Administrator, you will demonstrate leadership that promotes an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion while protecting our most vulnerable workers. Additionally, you will direct and be involved with setting policy for a statewide occupational safety and health program, establish goals and strategies for reducing occupational injuries and illnesses in Oregon, and serve as a member of the Department’s executive staff.
- For more specific information or discussion about the scope of this position, please contact Robert J. Newton, Employee Services Deputy Administrator, at 971-718-1566 or by email at Robert.J.Newton@dcbs.oregon.gov.
- For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please review the position description by clicking here.
- Here’s what you need to qualify:
The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
- Six years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
- Development of program rules and policies
- Development of long- and short-range goals and plans
- Program evaluation
- Budget preparation
- In the “Work History” section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
- Passion for protecting Oregon workers
- Demonstrated leadership that promotes a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Demonstrated experience in rulemaking and policy writing
- Responsiveness toward all Oregon workers that is in alignment with the goals and objectives of the Department of Consumer and Business Services and the Governor’s Office
- Exceptional ability to build relationships with stakeholders and partners
- Proven skills of building trust among those with competing interests while compassionately addressing the concerns of workers
- Collaborative and inclusive communication skills that reflect empathy and sincerity while addressing worker health and safety
- Successful use of negotiation skills aimed at building bridges among competing stakeholders with a passion for seeking the best outcome
- Exceptional business acumen with a thorough understanding of cultural competency that is focused on serving and protecting Oregon’s workforce
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
- How to apply:
- To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” button to fill out all information in the online application and complete the questionnaire. Failure to do so may result in your application being removed from consideration.
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. The cover letter should be no more than two (2) pages and describe your experience and skills as they relate to the minimum qualifications and requested skills above. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
- Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
- After you apply:
- Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions, and make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.
- Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.
- Additional information:
- Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
- You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.
- The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Before an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.
- This position is subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
- Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
- We hire preferred workers! For more information, please visit our website: Preferred Worker Program.
- The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. DCBS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.
- Helpful links and contact information:
- Learn more about DCBS
- Understanding the State Application Process
Help and Support webpage
DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage.