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HJF is seeking a Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist to support the occupational safety and health (OSH) program at the Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal regulations regarding OSH program requirements; excellent verbal and written communication skills; superior interpersonal and organizational skills. Knowledge of medical facilities and biological research.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: A degree in a discipline of public health, biological science or safety with at least 18 semester hours of basic and/or applied science coursework is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Four years safety and occupational health related experience. Experience in biological research laboratory or clinical environment preferred.
Physical Capabilities: Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and to operate surveillance/monitoring equipment when conducting work-site hazard evaluations. Be able to Lift >25 pounds, stoop, climb and perform extended periods of walking, standing, and sitting.
Required Licenses, Certificates or Registration: Ability to complete HAZWOPER 24 hr or equivalent training
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Reports directly to Occupational Safety and Health Manager
Work Environment: Primarily office, but with recurring requirement to conduct work-site evaluations which are typically laboratory, clinical or field. Must respond to emergency situations. Up to 20% of time may require travel to off-site locations, including government facilities, primarily located in the Washington D.C. Metro area.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.