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Fort Collins, Colorado
United States
Job Categories:
Safety Contract/Temporary job
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Consultant
Industry Segments:
Academic/Educational sector
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Occupational Safety Professional

The Colorado 21(d) On-Site Health & Safety Consultation Program in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University is accepting applications from qualified individuals to fill a part-time (60% – 24 hours per week) Occupational Safety Consultant position. This position is classified as an Administrative Professional – Research Associate within the university.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing occupational safety assistance to a variety of small businesses in Colorado as stipulated by contract with the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Duties include: evaluating and implementing comprehensive safety and health programs, conducting hazard audits, assisting small business clients with understanding and complying with occupational safety standards and regulations, evaluating and recommending hazard control methods, and designing and delivering a variety of training programs for employers and employees.

Applicants should have formal education in occupational/industrial safety or a closely related field of study.

Physical aspects of this position include but are not limited to:
Occasionally lifting objects weighing up to 40 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders, standing on elevated platforms, and varying work hours with shifts that may occasionally last up to 14 hours. Travel to small businesses throughout Colorado is required, as well as occasional overnight travel.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in occupational/industrial safety, or related field of study.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards, policies, and guidelines as outlined by Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1910 and 1926.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe/non-compliant working conditions in occupational settings and recommend appropriate safety controls.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, powerpoint, et cetera).
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • A Master of Science degree in occupational/industrial safety, or related field of study.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
  • Motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to solve problems.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish.

Colorado State University and The Colorado 21(d) On-Site Health & Safety Consultation Program values its employees’ well-being and strives to promote a positive work-life integration by providing benefits including but not inclusive to: generous leave accruals, retirement, health insurance (including vision and dental), employee study privilege opportunity, telecommuting opportunity, and more. For more information, please visit our website.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 24, 2020. Applicants must submit a letter of interest including career goals and objectives; a resume; academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable); and three professional references (please include name, company/job title, email address, and telephone number) by clicking the "Apply for this job" link on this page! 

The position is annually renewable contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. To apply and view the full position announcement including essential job duties, visit our website.

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.