Manager, Pollution Monitoring and Assessment, Jamaica

Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Manager is responsible for managing the functions of the Branch; developing and implementing programmes for assessing the state of the environment and ensuring the monitoring of facilities for compliance with environmental regulations.

TASK LISTS
Management/Administrative
1 Prepares the Branch’s corporate and operational plans and budget.
2 Ensures that objectives of the branch are clearly defined and communicated to its employees.
3 Keeps abreast of trends and developments in environmental management and recommends their adoption/application where appropriate to increase the effectiveness and productivity of the branch.
4 Ensures that staff is kept abreast of changes in policies and procedures and other matters of the Unit /Division/ Agency and that the activities of the Branch are carried out within established regulations and policies.
5 Addresses technical and administrative problems arising out of the work of the Branch.

 

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Environmental Affairs Manager, Puerto Rico

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Administers and manages the site’s EHS Multimedia Pollution Prevention; Control and Abatement Programs and its elements to effectively minimize unreasonable risks to life, human health and the environment. Analyzes and supervises the analysis of the implementation of new technology transfers to the site to insure in coordination with other EHS functions, that all multimedia environmental regulatory issues are considered and resolved in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Revises and approves modification requests of existing process/equipment to insure that no regulatory issue remains outstanding with the implementation of such modifications. Revises and approves, as required, master log sheets, SOPs, MCCFs, CARs from the EHS perspective to assess if all relevant and appropriate administrative and engineering controls are addressed. Conducts and supervises accident/incident investigations to determine causes and trends and to develop measures to prevent recurrence. Inspects or tours the site to detect existing or potential EHS hazards and recommends corrective or preventive measures where indicated. Assists in EHS training, inspections and self assessments and communicates findings through the generation of summary reports and procedures to increase and promote EHS awareness and compliance.

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Forest Manager, Jamaica

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Responsible for the management, development and protection of the forest resources within the Forest Region within the Zone

Directing the forest management and development activities within the forest region in keeping with the Forest Legislation, Forest Management Plan and effective conservation and protection practices

Ensuring that programmes are in place to facilitate the formation and sustained operation of Local Forest Management Committees

Facilitating and promoting community participation within the forest region

Ensuring the efficient implementation of the Private Planting Programme in the Region

Liaising with Public Relations and Corporate Communications branch in implementing Public Awareness and Education programmes

Liaising with Forest Science & Technology Services Division regarding the collection/dissemination of research and biophysical data/information

Preparing, monitoring and controlling the annual budget for the forestry operations within the Region

 

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Regional Environmental Health Officer, Jamaica

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The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health (Health Related Science or Public Health Inspection)
• Master’s Degree in Public Health or equivalent; and
• Four years’ related experience in Environmental Health, Sanitary Engineering or Public Health Inspection
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience

In addition, the candidate will possess:
• Ability to organize and coordinate the work of others and work as part of a team
• Well developed oral and written communication skills
• Highly developed analytical skills
• Research methodology and problem solving skills
• Excellent human relations skills
• Computer skills

Key responsibilities will include:
• Formulating/developing, prioritizing, advising and evaluating environmental health related programmes for the Region.
• Advising the Regional Technical Director and local boards on environmental issues. Monitoring and ensuring compliance with established public health practices.
• Liaising with Government and non-Governmental organizations on environmental health issues.
• Coordinating the preparation and development of the Regional Strategic and Operational Plans on environmental health, which are consistent with national policies and priorities.
• Providing technical guidance to relevant staff at the parish level in the development and implementation of Environmental Health Programmes
• Monitoring the activities of the Public Health Inspectors in the Region to ensure adherence to environmental health standards in the implementation of the programmes.

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Environmental Enforcement Officer III, St. Thomas, USVI

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Duties and Responsibilities:
• Investigates resident’s complaints relating to waste disposal and handling, and performs “windshield” inspections of business, public and private properties to ensure compliance with Title 19, chapter 56 and Title 29, Chapter 8 of the VIC and all related rules and regulations.
• Investigates incidents of illegal dumping of waste and seeks to indentify the responsible party(s): conducts follow-up and subsequent closure of all assigned complaints and/or investigations.
• Serves violators Orders for Corrective Actions (OCA), Notices of Non-Compliance (NONC) and other Administrative Orders (AO).
• Indentifies and recommends penalties for environmental damages caused by violators
• Initiates injunctive actions to halt and limit environmental damages, and prescribes remedial actions as necessary to restore appropriate environmental conditions.
• Review all Environmental Enforcement Officers work orders, investigates reports and complies and prepares monthly summaries of activities.
• Prepares work schedules for approval by Division Director and/or Senior Compliance Officer.
• Provides oversight, leadership, guidance and assistance to Environmental Enforcement Officers and trainee while in the field
• Perform other duties as assigned.

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Environment Officer, Montserrat

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Responsibilities will include
• Assist with the development of individual Divisional (Forestry, Environmental Education, Climate Change, etc.) work programmes
• Working with the DE
• Assist with the preparation of technical reports
• Assist the DE plan and facilitate training programmes (workshops, seminars, technical and scientific skills) for staff, conservation volunteers, government agencies, non-governmental NGOs and the private sector
• Assist the DE with staff management and quality control.
• Serve as alternate chair on committees (policy, legislative, management, etc).
• Under the direction of the DE organise and convene stakeholder consultations on environmental matters (policies, projects, legislation, etc.)
• Assist the DE to coordinate the national environmental portfolio across the private, public and civil society sectors especially in matters related to coastal and marine, climate change and disaster management
• Service selected Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs).
• Organise and conduct data collection and compliance monitoring for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).
• Conduct rapid post-disaster environmental assessments
• Under the direction of the DE, conduct surveys and long-term monitoring programmes as a basis for sound environmental management
• Liaise with agencies and NGOs involved with environment matters at the national, regional and international levels.

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HSE Officer, Barbados

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Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

Finance:
a) Monitors and controls the operating and personnel expenses related to HSE Department.
b) Recommends to the President/ CEO ways to improve business and advises on Capital Expenditure in regards to HSE.
c) Reviews and verifies Purchase Requisitions (Local and Foreign) for items required by the department.
d) Maintains control on all fixed assets related to HSE Department.

Operations:
a) Ensures that all Divisions, Product Lines and personnel fully adhere and comply with accepted standards of customers and clients, in the areas of HSE.
b) Actively promotes and champions all HSE related policies, procedures and initiates and ensures full compliance with HSE Management System.
c) Ensures the timely and accurate preparation of HSE reports and metrics relevant to HSE.
d) Exhibit in-depth understanding and familiarity of business dynamic and processes (Divisions, Product Lines and all Services).
e) Develops and maintains a stock of up-to date and readily accessible HSE reference material, both hard copy and disk copy where available (brochures, HSE manuals, and other printed / electronic material) and makes available to clients / customers / employees / Managers as necessary.
f) Provides Management with recommendations and guidance regarding HSE Management Systems, Policies and Procedures with specific focus on impact on operational activities.
g) Conducts monthly HSE Management Review Meetings aimed at reviewing critical HSE issues / accomplishments and ensures the close-out of all outstanding issues.
h) Accountable for the preparation and communication of all HSE-related schedules.
i) Ensures inter-company HSE Meetings are conducted and the relevant HSE metrics reviewed and communicated in accordance with agreed schedule / Matrix.
j) Accountable for the accurate tracking, monitoring, verification and reporting of all HSE-related metrics and statistics in accordance with agreed requirements and deadlines.
k) Responsible for ensuring the timely completion and contribution to tendering process in regards to HSE for all major jobs.
l) Coordinates the investigation and close-out of all HSE incidents / accidents / issues as required.
m) Performs any other related duties required by management to ensure the successful completion and/or running of operations

Health, Safety and Environment:
a) Ensures total compliance with Health, Safety & Environmental policy and existing laws and regulations.
b) Achieves ultimate goal of Zero Accidents.
c) Ensures that all operations are conducted in a safe manner
d) Participates and chairs General Safety Meetings & Risk Assessment Processes e.g. Toolbox Meetings, JSA.
e) Conducts routine safety inspections of equipment, personnel and locations.
f) Supervises equipment familiarity training for all personnel
g) Ensures Emergency Drills are conducted.
h) Participates in Safety Observation Programs
i) Evaluates new HSE systems and make recommendations to Directors / Management to facilitate implementation of agreed systems.
j) Develops and ensures full compliance to HSE Training Matrix for all relevant / applicable employees.
k) Ensure continuous performance improvement in regards to HSE Management Systems, Policies and Procedures.
l) Identifies and mitigates potential HSE threats / liabilities, in consultation with Management.

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HSE Senior Officer, Trinidad

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•Coordinates activities of HSE Officers & ensures that all HSE activities in the Company are carried out.
•Performs analysis to determine safety needs & complies & presents data for budget preparation.
•Carries out safety inspections on Company Buildings, machinery & equipments to ensure compliance with Statutory Requirements and OSH Act.
•Responsible for Health & Safety policies, programs & training based on the company’s needs
•Strategically use records & statistics to diminish the risk of accidents occurring in all areas of the Organization.

Qualifications Required
•Bachelor’s Degree/Post-graduate qualifications in Occupational Health & Safety
•5 – 7 years related experience
•Computer Literate
•An equivalent combination of education & experience may be considered
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Aides Aegypti Inspector, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Conducts premises by premises inspection for mosquito breeding.

Records accurately and conscientiously all relevant data related to inspections on the Daily Work Sheet.

Treats Actual and Potential mosquito breeding sites; Eliminates or removes breeding sites where practical to do so.

Performs basic data collation and calculation of relevant mosquito Indices and submit the Daily Work Sheets to the Supervisor at the end of the workday.

Communicates to and educate householders and others on reduction of mosquito breeding on premises as an approach to integrated vector control.

Collects for identification mosquito specimens as required or instructed to by the supervisor.

Conducts re-inspections, revisits and special surveys as needed or directed by the supervisor.

Conducts fogging of communities during time of high mosquito infestation under the direction of the programme manager.

Ensures, all tools, equipment and machinery are maintained in good working condition.

Prepares and submit daily reports on work activities undertaken; submits at the end of each week a summary of work accomplished including all Closed or unattended Premises not inspected.

Reports to direct supervisor any premises existing in a state of unsanitary condition that encourages the harborage of vectors (mosquito or rodent) or poses a health threat due to other unhealthy conditions/practices.

Requirements:

Secondary school leaving certificate with passes in English, Math and General Science. A good command of English is essential and having the ability to communicate in Spanish would be a great asset.

Basic knowledge and understanding of social, economic, cultural and environmental issues

Ability to grasp and follow procedures.

Aptitude to collect, collates, analyze and interpret data.

Basic computer skills

Good communication (written and verbal) skills for reporting

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to (a) work well with people, (b) understand and describe situations, (c) solve problems (d) be self-confident, assertive but tactful in gaining the interest and cooperation of members of the public, (e) be respectable and have high self-esteem

Salary:

Entry level $19,440 – $21,852 annually, Grade 4 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Environmental Health Trainee, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Carries out food establishment inspections under the supervision of Environmental Health officer.

Conducts lectures on Food Hygiene at Food Handlers Clinic.

Caries out Vector Surveillance under supervision of the Environmental Health Officer (Vector Control).

Assists in the investigation of Nuisance Complaints.

Assists with clerical duties e.g. filing and input of data in computer

Requirements:

4 CXC, subjects including English, Math, Human Biology & Chemistry, or Equivalent

Willingness to learn

Must be computer literate

Good interpersonal skills

Good knowledge of science

Salary:

Entry level $18,367 – $20,643 annually, Grade 3 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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