Occupational Safety and Health Coordinator, St. Croix, USVI

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The successful candidate will provide formal and informal instruction on occupational safety and health with the goal of eliminating or reducing hazards, fatalities, injuries and illnesses in US Virgin Islands workplaces; performs consultations and inspections to identify violations of federal and state safety and health regulations; reviews workplace safety management systems and develops appropriate recommendations for customer implementation and/or improvement of required safety and health programs; develops and makes presentations; and conducts sampling as required.

The candidate will also develop and implement Territory-wide external training and education programs for small businesses throughout the US Virgin Islands; plan, organize, manage and conduct on-site consultations, training, and follow up visits to achieve the established goals set out in the annual “Consultation Annual Project Plan”; provides outreach sessions on new standards, directives and other topics of current interest, both independently and in conjunction with stakeholders; coordinate seminars, conferences and other training activities for business clients and other key stakeholders; and perform other related duties.

Qualifications Required
A Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization (industrial hygiene or a branch of engineering, physical science, life science or environmental science) and a minimum of 3 years of appropriate experience in Occupational Safety and Health is required. A minimum of five years of experience with regulations of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration is preferred. Experience in adult education or training and a commitment to an on-the-job professional development program; certified Industrial Hygienist or Safety Specialist and certified OSHA Trainer in one or more areas is also preferred.

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