The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Division (TOSHA) currently has 94 total positions. Approximately 50 of these are entry level positions classified as Occupational Safety Specialist or Industrial Hygienist. These positions are located across the State in six field offices in Chattanooga, Jackson, Kingsport, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville.
The minimum qualifications for Occupational Safety Specialist 1 are: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial engineering, or other acceptable field; qualifying full-time professional occupational safety inspection experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
The minimum qualifications for Industrial Hygienist 1 are: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, chemistry, biology, physical science, environmental health, or a related field; qualifying full-time professional industrial hygiene compliance inspection or related experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
Job Opportunities With TOSHA
If you are interested in a job opportunity with TOSHA as either an Industrial Hygienist or Occupational Safety Specialist, you may apply by visiting the State of Tennessee website at www.tn.gov , click on “Employment”, then “Apply for State Government Jobs”. Here, you will find all current job openings with the State of Tennessee. You can only apply for positions that are listed. Current available job listings are posted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, so be sure to periodically check the website on or after these posting days.