The Environmental Laboratory Health Safety Officer is responsible for all aspects of procedure and compliance for a full service environmantal analytical laboratory. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of local, state and federal environmantal and laboratory health and safety regulations. Position is based in Corvallis, OR.
Develops, implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations.
Involved in work areas and work procedures and makes environmental, health and safety recommendations accordingly.
Preparing, maintaining, and updating environmental policy and procedure manuals.
Ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
Formulates and maintains the Chemical Hygiene Plan, and manages the laboratory waste.
Tracks and assures the status of worker H&S requirements, training, and records.
Manages appropriate documents and identifying safety measures.
Acts as an advisor on health and safety issues regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
Present significant project work at professional conferences
Provide litigation support when necessary
Education and Experience:
Requires a Ph.D. in Chemical Hygiene, occupational safety, or a related scientific discipline and 2 years of experience; a Master’s degree and 6 years of experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of directly related experience.
Requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to think critically, and direct Laboratory Health & Safety compliance experience.
Familiar with health and safety standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
Professional certification and/or designations in safety such as Certified Safety Professional, Radiation Safety Officer, Chemical Hygiene Officer, etc preferred.
Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines.
**Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active. Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process.**
Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).