Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Chesterfield County, VA
Beach, Virginia, US
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree with the preferred area of study in environmental, occupational health and safety, engineering, or a related science; minimum of ten years of experience in the occupational safety and health and environmental compliance field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Related professional certifications such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) are highly desired. Should possess a working knowledge of OSHA/VOSH and US EPA/VADEQ compliance regulations and EHS principles. Experience with EHS management systems, incident investigation, environmental, health and safety compliance auditing, injury/illness record keeping, industrial hygiene, and conducting safety training is highly desired. Experience in an educational setting a plus. Ability to work independently and to be self-motivated. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project). Current valid driver's license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or a major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Record must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. Duties The Chesterfield County Department of Risk Management has an opportunity for an environmental, health and safety (EHS) professional to manage programs that evaluate and control environmental, health and occupational safety risks associated with the operations of Chesterfield County Public Schools. As part of the EHS team in the Department of Risk Management, this position works directly with various school and county personnel, including departmental management and school administration to proactively identify, evaluate and control potential hazards and risks to employees, students, and the public. This position ensures regulatory compliance and continuous improvement through development and implementation of targeted initiatives, training, projects, and programs to prevent injuries, protect the environment, and minimize losses to the school division and the county while helping to create a sustainable First Choice Community. Perform other work as required. Shift Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Work Location Risk Management