What do you value in your next job?

At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.

Honesty, Trust, & Respect
We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork & Problem Solving
We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.

Leadership & Commitment
We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities
We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Safety & Health Representative.

Under general direction the Safety and Health Representative performs a wide variety of activities to support the safety, health, industrial hygiene, hazardous waste, and disaster preparedness needs of the District; develops, implements, and administers assigned programs, policies, and procedures; provides information and training; conducts and assists other staff with regulatory interpretation; and performs a variety of routine administrative and technical tasks as assigned. This individual will be responsible for supporting OCSD safety programs including auditing construction and maintenance projects; developing and providing safety training courses: reviewing job work plans, blueprints, and permits required including confined space entry and rescue programs for Cal/OSHA compliance; conducting job hazard analyses; assigning work restrictions; issuing appropriate permits; coordinating lead, asbestos, and mold surveys. This person may participate or attend construction management pre-job meetings, Operations and Maintenance pass down meetings, and conducting safety orientation meetings, reviewing and approving safety procedures and programs, inspecting work sites for compliance, reporting discrepancies, and recommending corrective action.

The Safety and Heath Representative will also support ergonomic, fire safety, emergency preparedness, evacuation drills, and office safety activities. Other duties will include developing and delivering assigned training classes, conducting accident investigations, maintaining current hazardous waste inventories, completing District accumulation inspections, scheduling quarterly and special pick-ups, and picking up waste on all District sites.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major course work in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or a related field. One year of safety experience in an industrial setting is required. Depending on area of assignment, possession of a valid specialized certification, such as Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC), and/or Certified Site Surveillance Technician (CSST), and/or CDPH Lead Inspector/Assessor, and/or Occupational Health & Safety Technologist (OHST), and/or Construction Health & Safety Technologist (CHST) is desired.

Possession of a valid certification as an Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Associate Risk Manager (ARM), or Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP) is highly desired. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is required. The ability to work as a cohesive member of a team, make appropriate decisions while on the move, identify hazards and determine corrective actions, make public presentations (conduct training), and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing are highly desirable. Any knowledge of wastewater treatment and associated processes is a plus.
Vacancies: 3
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APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 5:00 P.M.
(or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $74,755.20 – $82,430.40/year
(starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications)