Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Job Postings in Public Health

The Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) will post position openings in the Public Health field on this page.  The requirements for those jobs will include a Master in Public Health, a Master in Science Occupational Health- Industrial Hygiene or graduate certificates available through the DPHPM or through the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (NOCPH).  The University of Toledo, College of Medicine and Life Sciences, DPHPM and NOCPH are not responsible for errors in the position listings. Postings will remain for one month.

January 29, 2014---SUMMER ENVIRONMENTAL INTERN/TECHNICIAN – TEMPORARY

DATE POSTED: January 22, 2014
POSITION: SUMMER ENVIRONMENTAL INTERN/TECHNICIAN – TEMPORARY
AGENCY: Licking County Health Department, Environmental Health Division
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
Ability to collect and record data, inspect sewage disposal systems, perform mosquito control activities, collect water samples. Valid driver’s license required. College students majoring in the sciences encouraged to apply.
HOURS: Full or Part Time Temporary: Monday – Friday, 25 to 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours required.
SALARY: $11.50/hr.
DUTIES:
• Perform inspections of residential and semi-public sewage disposal systems.
• Perform mosquito control activities.
• Collect samples for lab analysis.
• Collect data and enter into computer system.
• Other duties as assigned.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please send application or resume by February 21, 2014 to:
Chad Brown
Director of Environmental Health
Licking County Health Department
675 Price Rd., Newark, OH 43055 Phone: (740) 349-6487
Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug screening.
LCHD is a Tobacco and Nicotine Free Workplace. All new hires must be free from the use of tobacco or nicotine containing products as a condition of employment.
The Licking County Health Dept. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Licking County Health Department
(740) 349-6535
(740) 349-6474 WIC
(740) 349-6475 Environmental
(740) 349-6476 Nursing
(740) 349-6510 FAX
www.lickingcohealth.org
R. Joseph Ebel, R.S., M.S., M.B.A.
Health Commissioner
675 Price Road
Newark, OH 43055

January 27, 2014        www.psassociatesinc.com  Following is a list of some of the available job openings in the Environmental, Health and Safety area that I am working on.  Should you know of anyone that might be interested in learning more about these positions please have them contact me, Paul Shrenker, directly or feel free to contact me yourself and I will give you more details.  My phone number is 413-267-4271; email address, paul@psassociatesinc.com  and fax 413-267-4287.  All searches and candidate conversations are held in strictest confidence and no resume will be mass distributed. Thanks for your help.

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Position:  Safety Supervisor  

Location:  Toledo, OH area  

Company:  Our client has more then 1,300 locations worldwide and 170,000 employees.  They create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles.  This plant has approximately 500 employees and is a union environment.

Job Description:  Maintain the health and safety of the plant workforce by the monitoring and evaluation of health, safety and environmental conditions assuring compliance with applicable policies, procedures and governmental standards; and maintenance of the Battery Health, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Programs;  Develops and administers effective occupational health, safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including health services functions and maintenance of related policy and procedure manuals;  Assist Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) in administration of medical surveillance and biological monitoring programs according to OSHA standards and company policies and procedures;  Develops and implements effective plant programs for the identification, prevention and control of occupational injuries and illnesses. Develops and coordinates plant health and safety education and training programs. Serves on the plant safety committee as Co-Chairperson;  Maintains current awareness of applicable federal, state and local health, industrial hygiene and safety regulations. Maintains legal, governmental and company environmental, health, medical and safety-related records according to standards, including confidentiality and report findings.

Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree;  Environmental Health Sciences/Industrial Hygiene or related field preferred;  minimum four years experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory/management role;  previous experience leading environmental and industrial health programs;  experience with administering a hazardous communication program, including managing and leading an emergency response team.: 

Position:  Environmental Manager    

Location:  Memphis TN area

Company:  Our client is the world's foremost supplier of airborne expendable IR decoy flares, and serves as the sole-source IR decoy flare supplier for some of the world's most sophisticated and advanced airborne platforms.

Job Description:  Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: Follow all applicable Environmental permit responsibilities for the Main Facility and TSD. Manage the sampling and reporting protocol for all Environmental Permits. Performs environmental audits of the facility and TSD to maintain both Environmental and ISO 14001 compliance. Performs all applicable Environmental required training throughout the facility for the employees. Understand and comprehend government regulations. Work with all regulatory agencies for inquiries and annual audits. Contact person for all Environmental questions plant wide. Participate with corporate EHS personnel during internal audits and inquiries. Manages and prepares the Environmental budget for the department . Manages the onsite recycling program and has all associated responsibilities for the program.  Directly supervises employees in the Environmental Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree and 8+ years related experience with at least 3 of those years in a management role.

Position:  Director HSE

Location:  Philadelphia, PA area

Company:  Our client is the world's foremost supplier of airborne expendable IR decoy flares, and serves as the sole-source IR decoy flare supplier for some of the world's most sophisticated and advanced airborne platforms.

Job Description:  This position will be responsible for the continued development of our health, safety and environmental programs at our two locations and they will assess, recommend and champion performance improvement initiatives.  Responsible for coordinating the approved training programs, which could include, Forklift Training, Fire/Life Safety Training, Monthly Safety Meetings, Accident Investigation Training and other training per company policy or government regulations. Should be experienced with MSDS/SDS record keeping, should have Hazardous waste training and thorough knowledge of Hazardous Waste storage, record keeping and disposal.

Qualifications:  Experience in multi-site HSE program administration, including a history of successful implementation of performance improvement initiatives- preferred; BS in Safety, Environmental Science or related;  7-8 Years experience working in manufacturing environment.

Position:  Director HSE

Location:  NY metropolitan area

Company:  Our client is a privately held food company that's been in business for 65+ years and growing.  The company has 3 plants; 2 in the southeast and corporate/plant in the NY area totaling approximately 450 employees.

Job Description:  To provide advice, guidance, and support to all personnel including Directors, Managers, Supervisors and engineers at all levels on all matters relating to Safety, Health and Environment in the workplace. To implement the strategy for Safety, Health and Environmental compliance in all locations in the region. To set realistic objectives, goals and targets while enrolling all personnel into the process. Maintain a culture that allows all individuals and teams to provide positive input into Safety, Health and Environment in their workplace. To develop and maintain excellent communications with all levels of staff providing advice, guidance, support and management assistance in a timely and quality manner. Engage in active personal development while assisting project resources in their individual development. Communicating effectively with external colleagues (Health & Safety and Environment Authorities, Local National and International Authorities, Clients representatives, Contractors etc ensuring a coordinated and compliant approach to Safety, Health and Environmental management. Monitors policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting construction safety on multiple projects. Demonstrate a professional integrity and personal pride in producing excellent results. Interact freely and effectively with all people, both internal and external to the company. Working as a team player generating a professional and productive atmosphere. This person will be charged with developing and SHE group across the company which would include identifying personnel needs.  The position reports to Legal Council and a strong dotted line from the Director of Security and Safety.

Qualifications:  BS degree, 10+ years manufacturing ehs experience including some in NJ with experience working with regulators.  Initially there will be some travel to the 2 plants in the Southeast probably not exceeding 25%

Position:  Senior Safety Supervisor

Location:  Winston-Salem NC area

Company:  Our client has more then 1,300 locations worldwide and 170,000 employees.  They create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles.  This plant in NC has approximately 350 employees

J   Job Description:  Develops and administers effective occupational health, safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including health services functions and maintenance of related policy and procedure manuals;  educates, motivates and trains line supervision and production personnel in good housekeeping practices, safe work procedures, PPE, etc;  using specialized equipment, samples, measures and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist; and physical agents such as heat and noise exposure.  Administers the audiometric testing and hearing conservation programs.  Monitors, analyzes and records performance of the plant exhaust and make-up air ventilation systems;  assist Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) in administration of medical surveillance and biological monitoring programs according to OSHA standards and company policies and procedures;  manages the plant personal protective equipment, work clothing and safety equipment programs according to company standards and operating budget.  Administers the respiratory protection program, including quantitative fit testing, respirator distribution, cleaning and sanitizing;  assists OHN in administration of the workers' compensation program, including effective medical case management, reporting, record maintenance and follow-up.

Qualifications:  BS degree in Health Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Safety or related field;  minimum four years experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory/management role;  pevious experience leading industrial health programs;  experience with administering a hazardous communication program, including managing and leading an emergency response team.

Position:  Senior Safety Specialist

Location:  Memphis, TN area

Company:  Our client is the world's foremost supplier of airborne expendable IR decoy flares, and serves as the sole-source IR decoy flare supplier for some of the worlds most sophisticated and advanced airborne platforms.  Their automated facilities produce pressed, extruded, and cast IR flares at a rate that far out performs any other manufacturer. 

Job Description:  Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: Develops written OSHA and other regulatory compliance programs, provides training, and conducts audits of programs. Conducts additional training on various OSHA and other regulatory mandated programs. Conducts and documents technical evaluations, assists supervision and management with illness and injury prevention, risk assessment and mitigation, incident investigations, hazardous materials communication and awareness.

Qualifications:  4+ years of safety experience in a manufacturing environment.  College degree preferred but not required.

Position:  Health and Safety Compliance Specialist

Location:  NJ, Philly area

Company:  Our client is a 200 year old international specialty chemicals company

Job Description:  The Health & Safety Compliance Specialist is responsible for providing expertise and systems management for product regulatory compliance including hazard classification, hazard communication, chemical registration, and related chemical control regime legislation (so as to achieve legal compliance when producing and supplying chemical products). Supplementary role is to manage Business Unit product stewardship systems including guidance of new product development, and product-related responsible care.

Qualifications:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience/Chemistry or equivalent. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in chemical hazard evaluation and regulatory compliance including GHS, TSCA. Must have a solid understanding of the following: USEPA TSCA Regulations, Hazardous Materials (HM181),OSHA GHS, and EU REACH/CLP Requirements. Experience with product stewardship management systems is preferred. Must be experienced in toxicological assessments of industrial chemicals. Must have excellent Project Management skills and must be able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.

Following are some positions that I can not post.  If you require additional info please contact me. Senior Safety Specialist, TX; Safety Specialist, LA; EHS Manager, IA; EHS Manager, MS; Process Safety Program Leader, IL; Senior Safety and Health Specialist, IA; Plant Safety Manager, TX; EHS Manager, NJ.

Positions are added weekly. If you or someone you know would like to be informed of future job opportunities as they become available, please forward their name and email address to paul@psassociatesinc.com.  

 

January 16, 2014   

AK Tube LLC    

SALARIED POSITION

SAFETY MANAGER - WALBRIDGE

Purpose: To provide site safety leadership, ensure facility compliance with corporate safety standards, implement safety directives, improve safety performance, and ensure safety policies and procedures area aligned with governmental regulations.

Reports To: Corporate Safety Director (Richard Brown)

Responsible for: May supervise up to three Safety Department employees in the absence of the Corporate Safety Director.

Job Class: Salary (Exempt)

Essential Functions:

JOB DUTIES:  The principal duties listed below contain only the significant information necessary to evaluate the job, and shall not be construed as standard operating practice instructions, nor a description of all details inherent to the job.  The contents of this description shall not relieve an employee from performing related duties, which may from time to time be assigned by his/her supervisor.

1.             Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance and mentoring to the management team on safety initiatives, local and national safety regulations and best practices identified within this industry.

2.Proactively identifies best practices and leads continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work related injuries, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.

3.Conducts or coordinates worker training as required for new hires, vendors and contractors as defined by the Safety Management System.

4.Perform safety audits and inspects facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulations compliance.

5.Reviews all industrial accident, near-miss incident, and occupational injury investigations to determine if the root cause and corrective actions are adequate and appropriate to eliminate reoccurrences.

6.Investigates, reviews, and responds to employee safety and health issues, suggestions and complaints and prepares/develops detailed reports of findings and recommendations. 

7.Gathers data from all sources, including injuries, illnesses, near-misses, first-aid cases, work order forms, incident investigations, inspections, and self-audits for analysis. Develops trend reports that support the findings.

8.Conducts or coordinates classroom and individual training sessions for all levels of the safety program, including OSHA 10 and 30 hr classes.

9.Supports the AK Tube Safety program and activities through safety contacts, observations, inspections, job safety and health analysis (JSHA’s), housekeeping tours, elimination of safety hazards, and accident investigations. 

10.Monitors and Maintains an adequate supply of all safety related equipment, evaluates the present safety equipment and recommends modifications or adjustments as required by internal process changes or regulatory changes.

Qualifications / Requirements:

A.     At least 5 years experience in a manufacturing facility with a strong safety program, preferably in the metals industry. Experience in a union facility would be a plus.

B.Past supervisory experience a benefit.

C.Willingness to work a flexible Schedule, including additional hours and weekends as required. Some travel required.

D.Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or certification (CSP, CIH, etc.) as a safety professional. Experience and knowledge of OSHAS 18001 a bonus.

E.Strong working knowledge of OSHA – 29CFR 1904, 1910 & 1926 and other governmental regulations that apply to this facility. OSHA 500 or 501certification a benefit.

F.Strong leadership skills: ability to earn respect, work independently, promote teamwork, and lead by example.

G.Demonstrated experience with presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint) and other training media.

H.Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.

I.Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with databases would be a plus.

J.Excellent attendance in previous positions.


January 21, 2014

Safety and Environmental Specialist

Are you interested in working for a quickly growing and in demand steel structure manufacturer in the Gadsden, Alabama area?  Know someone who is?

Qualifications: 3-5 years experience in safety role in heavy manufacturing, 4 year degree in safety or related field, OSHA Train the Trainer Certification, ISO 14001 Auditor, HAZMAT, and experience developing and implementing safety program to all levels of an organization.  Previous experience in steel industry is a huge plus. Contact:

Cameron Colby

Life and Safety Consultants, Inc.

15 Brendan Way Suite 140

Greenville, SC 29615

                                                                                          cameron.colby@lifeandsafety.com

 

Last Updated: 6/26/15