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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Employer
ClientSolv Technologies
Location
San Leandro, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionCompany Description

ClientSolv Technologies is an IT solution firm with over a decade of experience serving Fortune 1000 companies, public sector and small to medium sized companies. ClientSolv Technologies is a woman-owned and operated company that is certified as a WMBE, 8a firm by the Federal government's Small Business Administration.
Job Description

We are seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist for a direct-hire position in San Leandro, CA.

In this role, you will independently develop, implement, and oversee strategies and programs to enable compliance with applicable federal, state, and local Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) regulatory requirements, and organizational EH&S and Workplace Safety (WPS) policies and standards. Contributes to the success of Environmental Health and Safety programs through implementation, evaluation, monitoring, and enhancement. Contributes to employee safety and protection through independent implementation of Environmental Health and Safety programs and training efforts. Ensures high-quality service by resolving standard issues and acting as a resource on EH&S and WPS matters. Recognizes and assesses hazards and risks by developing and implementing best practices for identifying, analyzing, documenting, and communicating standard and nonstandard workplace environmental health and safety risk trends. Prepares high-quality analysis and reports regarding the state of environmental health and safety. Ensures risk control by interpreting general guidelines to promote workplace safety and compliance and evaluate the effectiveness of measures to improve workplace safety outcomes.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Pursues effective relationships with others by proactively providing resources, information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and members. Listens to, seeks, and addresses performance feedback; provides mentoring to team members. Pursues self-development; creates plans and takes action to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; influences others through technical explanations and examples. Adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback; demonstrates flexibility in approaches to work; helps others adapt to new tasks and processes. Supports and responds to the needs of others to support a business outcome.
  • Completes work assignments autonomously by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area to generate creative solutions; ensures all procedures and policies are followed; leverages an understanding of data and resources to support projects or initiatives. Collaborates cross-functionally to solve business problems; escalates issues or risks as appropriate; communicates progress and information. Supports, identifies, and monitors priorities, deadlines, and expectations. Identifies, speaks up, and implements ways to address improvement opportunities for team.
  • Adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback; demonstrates flexibility in approaches to work; helps others adapt to new tasks and processes.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to solve business problems; escalates issues or risks as appropriate; communicates progress and information.
  • Independently adheres to compliance standards by: independently developing, implementing, and overseeing strategies and programs to enable compliance with applicable federal, state, and local Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) regulatory requirements, and organizational EH&S and Workplace Safety (WPS) policies and standards; serving as a liaison for all EH&S regulatory, accreditation, and grant agency inspections and surveys (e.g., The Joint Commission [TJC], Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], Division of Occupational Health and Safety [DOHS], Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA], State Fire Marshall, state and public health county inspections), identifying downstream impacts for compliance; independently upholding Policies and Procedures and Principles of Responsibilities; independently planning, scheduling, and contributing to best practices for the completion and submission of regulatory reports within appropriate time frames; and identifying opportunities for process improvements to allow for efficient and effective compliance.
  • Supports training and continuous learning about Environmental Health and Safety by: actively seeking training and development opportunities and integrating learning and feedback into daily work tasks and strategies; independently presenting safety education and training programs for management and staff (e.g., proper use of tools, procedures, and safety measures; environmental hazards and risks); and conducting competency assessments to measure and ensure training effectiveness.
  • Completes work assignments autonomously by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area to generate creative solutions; ensures all procedures and policies are followed; leverages an understanding of data and resources to support projects or initiatives.
  • Listens to, seeks, and addresses performance feedback; provides mentoring to team members.
  • Engages in safety practices by: ensuring employee safety and protection by independently educating employees, leaders, and other key stakeholders on employee safety; independently reporting, investigating, and analyzing employee safety incidents as needed; independently conducting safety-related activities for all employees; and independently implementing changes to the employee safety program.
  • Plans and schedules work related to Health and Safety programs independently by: implementing environmental health and safety programs; conducting standard and nonstandard assessments and analyses to evaluate health and safety programs under minimal supervision; and making significant recommendations to enhance existing programs based on analyses and observations.
  • Identifies, speaks up, and implements ways to address improvement opportunities for team.
  • Supports, identifies, and monitors priorities, deadlines, and expectations.
  • Pursues effective relationships with others by proactively providing resources, information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and members.
  • Recognizes and assesses hazards and risks by: independently developing and implementing best practices for standard and nonstandard assessments and data analysis to identify workplace environmental health and safety risk trends; preparing high-quality analysis and reports regarding the state of environmental health and safety; and engaging in standard communication and documentation to enable tracking/trending of safety information, independently using appropriate software and tools.
  • Contributes to risk control by: independently implementing changes that promote workplace safety and compliance (e.g., accident prevention, hazardous materials management, fire/life safety); and gathering input from internal stakeholders to evaluate the effectiveness of implemented changes on workplace safety outcomes.
  • Pursues self-development; creates plans and takes action to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; influences others through technical explanations and examples.
  • Contributes to high-quality service by: independently responding to complaints and resolving standard and nonstandard issues, escalating as needed; and acting as a consultant/resource for local administration, managers, physicians, and staff on standard Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and Workplace Safety (WPS) matters (e.g., environmental management, industrial hygiene, safety).
  • Supports and responds to the needs of others to support a business outcome.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Natural Science, Engineering, Emergency Management, or related field AND Minimum three (3) years of experience in environmental health and safety, risk management, or directly related field OR Minimum six (6) years of experience in environmental health and safety, risk management, or a directly related field.
  • Healthcare Environmental Manager Certificate within 24 months of hire OR Industrial Hygienist Certificate within 24 months of hire OR Health Safety Professional Certificate within 24 months of hire OR Safety Professional Certificate within 24 months of hire OR Associate Safety Professional Certification within 24 months of hire


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Risk Management; Compliance Management; Safety and Environmental Health Management; Employee Training; Employee/Labor Relations; Work Process Design; Computer Literacy; Adaptability; Member Service; Safety Trend Analysis; Compliance; Ergonomics; Emergency Preparedness; Safety and Environmental Health Knowledge; Employee and Physician Safety


Additional Information

This direct hire/permanent position will be onsite/ in the office in San Leandro, CA during normal business hours Monday-Friday. This role will pay between $94,000 - $138,00 per year and will offer a great benefits package.

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