Careers at OSHA

For 50 years, OSHA helped transform America's workplaces in ways that have significantly reduced worker fatalities, injuries, and illnesses. We issue standards, establish programs, provide free training and issue training grants to community-based organizations. Now we are building on that legacy to change safety and health culture.

Creating a diverse workforce is an essential part of competing, even for federal agencies. We provide multiple opportunities if you are passionate about traveling to different places, meeting new people, and receiving on-the-job training.

OSHA strongly believes that diversity is a key component to success and is dedicated to creating a workplace that fosters opportunities for personal and professional development. We seek out and retain employees from different backgrounds and cultivate inclusion through the diversity of race, gender, creed and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Join OSHA in our commitment to keeping workers safe and healthy. See what opportunities await you!



Clarissa on what makes OSHA a great place to work


Labor Secretary Walsh on the personal impact of OSHA


OSHA was created to assure safe and healthful conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and compliance assistance. No two days are the same working at OSHA. There are multiple opportunities if you are passionate about traveling to different places, meeting new people, and receiving on the job training.


Federal jobs are competitive and fulfilling. OSHA employees are eligible for a competitive salary and benefits package. It is important to remember salary figures vary according to several factors including but not limited to your location, position, level of education and professional experience.


Enjoy the widest selection of health plans in the country. Unlike many private sector health plans, there is no physical exam, no restrictions on age or physical condition, and you cannot be canceled by the plan. Additional benefits include:

  • Life/work balance with workplace flexibilities and telework
  • Promotion potential after first year
  • Flexible hours
  • Free training and certifications
  • Retirement benefits including 401K match
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 104 hours of sick leave a year
  • 2 to 5 weeks of annual leave a year, plus 11 federal holidays
  • Job opportunities across the U.S.