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Logging Inspector - DOPL

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/07
Posting End Date: 2024/08/11
Category: Building & Safety
Sub Category: Safety
Work Type: Full Time
Location: McCall, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 24.27
Maximum Salary: 25.79
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Logging Inspector

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

This Logging Inspector position is a great opportunity for a professional who's looking to provide consumer protection and public safety for all Idahoans. 

This position will be located in the McCall / Council area. The specific city this position will be based out of will depend upon the residence of the successful applicant. This is a full-time position with full state benefits. The anticipated work schedule is 40 hours per week, with some occasional overtime required. Logging Inspectors are prohibited from being engaged directly or indirectly, or financially interested, in any logging business, trade, practice, or work, or the sale of related supplies. 


We have the one of the Nation's best state retirement systems(PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance - employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental 
  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays per year 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • Basic life insurance for employee and family 
  • Wellness programs 
  • Ongoing training opportunities 
  • An opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • And more!

Example of Duties:

  • Perform onsite visits to active logging operations wherein a definitive checklist is used to identify any deficiencies that are of safety concern;
  • Perform routine visits to Contractor locations to ensure minimum safety standards are met;
  • Conducting inspections or reviews of activities, including determining compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and laws;
  • Providing technical advice and assistance in best practices and corrective actions;
  • Overseeing implementation of safety codes, regulations, and laws;
  • Conducting on-site inspections, investigating complaints, and seeking compliance with regulations and safety standards;
  • Assembling and preparing background information and documentation regarding noncompliance activities, code violations, safety reviews, and licensure discrepancies;
  • Onsite investigation of logging accidents and determine the root causes of the accidents
  • Speak effectively and present information during training classes on logging safety and first aid
  • Assisting management and legal staff in addressing violations and possibly testifying in court or in administrative hearings.
  • Write articles for a quarterly newsletter

Physical Activities: 

  • Walking throughout the day;
  • Driving a state vehicle throughout the day;
  • Moving building material weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications


  • analyzing data for the purposes of making recommendations; 
  • operating a personal computer; 
  • analyzing data and preparing written reports.

Valid driver's license. 

MQ Specialties:

Experience interpreting technical logging plans and specifications.

Good Knowledge of: national safety codes related to logging operations; state logging safety laws and regulations

Logging Safety:

  • Considerable knowledge of a variety of logging methods, operation, and equipment
  • Physical ability to walk in forested, steep terrain to reach logging operation work-sites.
  • Experience recognizing unsafe logging practices and formulating corrective actions.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of two years logging experience working for a logging company in Idaho

Supplemental Information

This position is open until filled. The hiring managers are continuously considering applications for this position. This job announcement will close if the position is filled.

The Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses provides consumer protection and public safety through its regulation of more than 204,000 licensees within 48 Boards and Commissions for the great State of Idaho.

To learn more about the Agency, please visit our website at:


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].