Hayward, CA

Health Safety Environment Officer

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
JOB SUMMARY:
The Environmental Health, and Safety Officer will implement policies to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Maintain safety training and records for State and Federal compliance.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Inspects the facility to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.
* Develops and implements inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections.
* Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
* Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics.
* Monitors compliance with safety procedures.
* Drafts inspection reports to document inspection findings.
* Ensures that material safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed.
* Maintains records of discharge of or employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as required.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
* Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
* Biligual - Spanish preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
* Bachelors degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required; Masters degree desirable.
* Five years of related experience preferred.
* Experience managing an EH&S company program.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
* Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.
* Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
* Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.
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