HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR (200075)

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Public Health Public Safety

Job Description

Description:
Bulletin #200075; 03/11/2021

HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR
Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I
Risk Management & Environmental, Health & Safety

Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Risk Management & Environmental, Health & Safety (RM/EHS) Director, the incumbent is responsible for the development, oversight, training, and continual improvement of the occupational safety program. A key component of these responsibilities is the development of curriculum and delivery of instructor-led and on-line training resources that increases employee, supervisor, visitor, contractor, and management competencies related to general and workplace safety and injury/illness prevention, and the management and recordkeeping of work-related injuries. The Health & Safety Coordinator will investigate, develop and implement on-line training opportunities and coordinate the university Learning Management System (LMS) with the course content associated with the on-line training resources. Through a process of collaboration and continual development with California State University and RM/EHS colleagues, including colleagues in Workers' Compensation, Facilities and other key campus partners, the Health & Safety Coordinator will identify safety and injury prevention techniques and training, continuously improve curriculum and training delivery methods, annually update procedures to reflect currency with standards and collectively maintain metrics to evaluate and identify areas for improvement. This position shall implement all aspects of the university Injury and Illness prevention Program (IIPP), conduct ergonomic evaluations and provide recommendations as required, investigate unsafe conditions or work practices, serve on the university emergency response team and support all aspects of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as it pertains to the safety of the campus community and visitors to the campus, coordinate industrial hygiene investigations and surveys to ensure the health and well-being of the campus community, support California State University system-wide safety-related activities, and reporting to regulatory agencies, support the university spill response team, and provide guidance and support to various campus safety-related committees. The Health & Safety Coordinator facilitates investigations into safety-related complaints, nuisance conditions, and performs accident and near-miss reporting. The incumbent shall conduct their duties as the subject matter expert for the campus on issues, inquiries, and challenges related to safety compliance and shall ensure the objectives of a safe and healthful working environment. This position performs tasks and actions at the discretion of the RM/EHS Director in support of departmental mission objectives. The incumbent shall serve as the designee for the RM/EHS Director at critical meetings, activities or events as deemed necessary for the department.

Required Qualifications & Experience: A bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in environmental health, occupational safety, environmental science, public health, industrial hygiene, or a related discipline; and at least three years of professional work experience in the field of occupational safety and health compliance in an industrial, higher education, public entity, or related field. The incumbent must obtain within 3 months of employment or have a current respirator certification, and be Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40-hour certified. Must have a thorough working knowledge of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, and interpreting those standards in applying to an operational or industrial workplace. The incumbent must possess: excellent customer service skills; interpersonal communication skills (written and oral); computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite); organizational skills; and demonstrated skill at developing and presenting effective and engaging training sessions with an emphasis on electronic learning applications. The incumbent must be able to wear various forms of personal protective equipment (PPE). Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: Proficiency in conducting ergonomic assessments, maintaining an Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 300 Log, and in developing and presenting excel spreadsheets and charts. Certification as an ergonomist, OSHA 10/30 Hour, Forklift Instructor, Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS), asbestos/lead project manager, Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) are desired. Experience in implementing electronic training courses through a learning management system (LMS) approach.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in California State University Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Closing Date/Time: May 31, 2021

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