OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Safety and Health Representative.
Under general direction, the Senior Safety and Health Representative performs a wide variety of activities to support the safety, health, industrial hygiene, and disaster preparedness needs of the District; develops, implements, and administers assigned programs, policies, and procedures; provides information and training; conducts and assists other staff with regulatory interpretation; and performs a variety of routine administrative and technical tasks as assigned. Specifically, this individual may be responsible for overseeing the Voluntary Protection Program efforts for the organization; reviewing job work plans, blueprints, and permits required including confined space entry and rescue programs for OSHA compliance; conducting job hazard analysis; assigning work restrictions; issuing appropriate permits. This person will also be responsible for Safety and Health support to our two plant facilities. The Senior Safety and Heath Representative will also support ergonomic, fire safety, emergency preparedness, evacuation drills, and office safety activities. Other duties will include developing instructor and participant guides for assigned training classes, conducting training classes, conducting accident investigations, construction safety management, and hazardous material/waste duties as needed.
Recruitment & Selection Process
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $91,145.60 - $100,401.60 (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications)
Qualifications & Requirements
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major course work in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or a related field. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible, professional-level safety experience in an industrial setting is required.
Must obtain a valid specialized certification, such as Associate Safety Professional (ASP), and/or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), and/or Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST) within 12 months of employment.
Possession of a valid certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Risk Manager (ARM), Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is highly desired. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license is required. The ability to work as a cohesive member of a team, make appropriate decisions while on the move, identify hazards and determine corrective actions, make public presentations (conduct training), and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing are highly desirable. Any knowledge of wastewater treatment and associated processes is a plus. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license by time of appointment is required.
About Orange County Sanitation District
The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that provides wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services for approximately 2.6 million people in central and northwest Orange County. OCSD is a special district that is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 25 board members appointed from 20 cities, two sanitary districts, two water districts and one representative from the Orange County Board of Supervisors. OCSD has two operating facilities that treat wastewater from residential, commercial and industrial sources.