Staff Occupational Health Specialist – NY/NJ
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Job ID: 60442
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Occupational Health, the selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating occupational and environmental health conditions at Port Authority facilities; identifying and characterizing potential chemical, biological, and physical hazards; establishing controls using instruments, reference information, and experience; preparing reports and reviewing and interpreting occupational and public health regulations and participating in developing or revising agency protocols. This critical position requires travel to all Port Authority facilities and work hours may include some early mornings, evenings, weekend, and/or holiday shifts.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered for the position:
• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health science, public health, occupational safety, and health or a related scientific discipline such as biology, chemistry, physics, environmental engineering, etc.
• One-year practical experience in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, or a related field preferred.
• Applicants must be committed to the use of Safety Management System principles to further improve the Agency’s safety performance.
• Diversified experience in reviewing, interpreting, and implementing occupational health codes, including NYSDOH, NJDOH, CDC, NJDEP, NYSDEC, NYCDEP, NYCDOH, EPA, OSHA, and industry guidelines and standards.
• Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
• Ability to interpret analytical results and develop appropriate recommendations.
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels internally and externally.
• Ability to conduct a variety of highly technical tasks and projects from start to finish.
• Knowledge of instruments used to measure physical, chemical, and biological hazards.
• Proficient in the use of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, eBuilder
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and prioritize assignments.
• Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or equivalent highly desirable but not required.
The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check and must pass a fingerprint-based criminal history records check to obtain an airport Security Identification Display (SIDA) credential. The candidate must be able to maintain the SIDA credentials throughout their employment in the position.
For more information and to apply, visit https://www.jointheportauthority.com/jobs/11749349-staff-occupational-health-specialist
Asbestos Building Inspector/Industrial Hygienist
Windjammer Environmental is a full-service engineering, environmental, health and safety services consulting firm serving a variety of clients in the public and private sector globally. Over the past decade, we have grown from a single member Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) to a diverse team of EHS and engineering professionals across the United States, including Professional Engineers (PE), Certified Safety Professionals (CSP), Fire Protection Engineers (FPE), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), scientists, and industrial hygienists. We have developed a proven track record of providing practical solutions for safe and healthy environments. Our proactive approach to engineering and EHS empowers our clients to make informed decisions. Our team is growing and we’re seeking a full-time Industrial Hygienist to serve as an AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector to join our team.
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Salary: $52,000 – $64.480 ($25-$31/Hour)
Benefits will be offered for this contract position, which is expected to begin in late May. The position is expected to last at least one year, with the potential to be extended further. Duties for this position will be performed in the Philadelphia area but may also include some travel outside of that geographic area.
This individual will perform building assessments and multi-site-specific surveys for hazardous materials including asbestos, lead-based paint, Polychlorinated biphenyls, mold, and general regulatory compliance. Job responsibilities will include performance of visual inspections, sample collection, documentations of survey and assessment data, and completion of assessment reports. The ideal candidate will be comfortable performing field inspections and carrying out duties in an office environment for completion of reports, and related administrative functions as needed. Duties for this position will be performed in the Philadelphia area but may also include some travel outside of that geographic area.
- Perform building inspections and surveys for hazardous and regulated building materials.
- Perform visual inspections, sample collection, environmental assessments, and occupational health and safety assessments.
- Perform indoor air quality and moisture assessments.
- Provide written and/or electronic project field notes, sampling summaries for work conducted.
- Prepare written and/or electronic reports.
- Must be willing to travel as needed up to 25%.
- Flexibility in work schedule. A typical shift is estimated to occur between 7am and 5pm. However, from time-to-time shifts may occur outside of that estimate.
Education, Required Skills/Abilities:
- S. in Environmental Science or related science or engineering field.
- 2-5 years serving as an Industrial Hygienist, or related training or work experience.
- Knowledge of OSHA, AHERA, and EPA regulations.
- Ability to successfully obtain and retain licensure in the City of Philadelphia as an Asbestos Building Inspector
- OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification.
- Technical writing.
- Flexibility in working onsite at multiple sites as needed.
- Knowledge and understanding of working around potentially hazardous materials.
- Acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license
- Applicant must be able to lift 40 pounds.
- Move up and down ladders for sample collection.
- Stand for extended periods of time.
- Pass a Department of Transportation respirator physical.
- Receive medical clearance to wear a respirator.
- City of Philadelphia Asbestos Investigator and Pennsylvania ACM Inspector’s License
- NIOSH 582 certification preferred.
- 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification preferred.
- Eligibility of healthcare coverage (medical, dental, & vision) on your hire date.
- 401(k) with company match after 3 months of employment.
- Medical, Dependent Care, and Transit Flexible Spending Accounts.
- 11 paid government-observed holidays.
- Generous PTO accruals.
- Reimbursement of professional development opportunities.
Please submit resumes to: email@example.com
Director of Safety
The Director of Safety is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the company’s safety program. This position will oversee all aspects of safety for the manufacturing facility, including compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, hazard identification and mitigation, and employee training.
– Develop and implement a comprehensive safety program for the manufacturing facility that meets or exceeds all applicable regulations.
– Conduct regular safety audits and inspections of the facility to identify hazards and potential safety issues.
– Develop and implement procedures to mitigate hazards and eliminate potential safety issues.
– Conduct regular safety training for all employees, including new hire orientation, annual training, and specialized training as needed.
– Ensure that all employees are properly trained in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and that PPE is readily available and properly maintained.
– Work with managers and supervisors to develop job hazard analyses and ensure that safe work practices are established and followed.
– Investigate and document all accidents and incidents and develop corrective action plans to prevent future occurrences.
– Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, including OSHA and state and local regulatory bodies.
– Maintain all required safety records and ensure that they are accurate and up-to-date.
– Develop and manage the safety budget for the manufacturing facility.
– Serve as the primary point of contact for all safety-related matters for the manufacturing facility.
– Some travel required.
– Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or related field required.
– Minimum of 7 years of experience in safety management, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
– Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations related to occupational health and safety.
– Strong leadership skills and ability to manage and motivate a team.
– Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
– Ability to work independently and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
– Strong problem-solving skills and ability to identify hazards and develop effective solutions.
– Ability to use Microsoft Office and other software applications to develop reports and analyze data.
– Ability to work in a manufacturing environment and travel throughout the facility as needed.
For information, please contact:
Pam Walaski, CSP, FASSP/Specialty Technical Consultants Inc.