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Location:
San Jose, California
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture, Environmental Services, Transportation - Railroad
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is seeking an Environmental, Health and Safety Supervisor to add to its dynamic team.

Under direction, an Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor plans, directs, organizes, coordinates, and supervises the activities of the Environmental Health and Safety Unit.

This single position class is responsible for the performance of duties and the supervision of staff involved with the design and implementation of all VTA Environmental Health and Employee Safety programs.

Essential Job Functions

Typical Tasks

  • Directs, coordinates, and ensures the effective operations of the functions of the Environmental Health and Safety Unit;
  • Selects, supervises, trains, motivates, and disciplines staff;
  • Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates VTA's Environmental Health & Safety programs to ensure safe operating and working environments;
  • Coordinates safety training efforts for the all VTA sites;
  • Responsible for management, enforcement, and support of VTA's hazardous materials program;
  • Analyzes Workers Compensation and Public Liability claims data and develops and implements Loss Control Programs for reduction of accidents and injuries;
  • Directs and performs review of plans, specifications, and drawings for buildings, facilities, equipment, and vehicles to ensure compliance with established and accepted industrial and public safety standards and codes;
  • Supervises facilities construction safety programs;
  • Develops and maintains accident statistical basses for internal and external reporting;
  • Develops and controls unit budget;
  • Maintains liaison between VTA and various external safety and service agencies and ensures compliance with applicable local, State, and Federal codes and regulations;
  • Prepares and presents a variety of reports, correspondence, and other documents;
  • Negotiates and manages contracts in areas of responsibility;
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

Sufficient training, education, and experience in developing and managing safety programs to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through training and experience equivalent to a Baccalaureate or higher-level degree in public or business administration, safety, or a related field; and 4 years of increasingly responsible experience developing and managing safety programs for a public or private sector organization; and demonstrated supervisory experience.

This is a continous job opening but applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  Only on-line applications are accepted for this position. 

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