Compliance Safety Officer III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 03, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Occupational Safety Officer

The George Mason University Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS)—within the department of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for the Occupational Safety Officer position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

This position will work collaboratively with the EHS team and university departments to maintain and apply existing safety programs, identify accident and incident trends, and recommend safety strategies in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and university safety requirements. This position will oversee the following institutional safety programs; Accident and Incident, Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Arc Flash, and Job Safety Analysis.

Required Qualifications: * Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in the occupational health and safety field; * Ability to work independently, under pressure, with strong problem-solving skills; * Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects simultaneously; * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and writing); * Strong organizational and time management skills; * Ability to meet inflexible deadlines on own initiative; * Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record (must be insurable); * Knowledge of applicable safety regulations and guidelines; * Ability to develop, implement and maintain applicable safety programs; * Ability to conduct applicable safety training to a diverse audience; * Ability to conduct a thorough safety inspection; * Knowledge and function of safety equipment (i.e., personal protective equipment, fall protection, lockout devices); * Knowledge of job safety analysis, art safety, theater safety, and shock and arc flash safety requirements * Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects; * Ability to use a computer fluently, including Microsoft Office software; * Ability to manage hourly wage employees, if necessary; * Physical ability to perform duties while wearing required respiratory equipment (must pass required medical exam); and must be able to crawl, bend, climb ladders, independently and safely move approximately 40 pounds, etc.; and * Ability to receive required vaccinations for access to research facilities. Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health or cognizant, directly related science, engineering, environmental or public health discipline; * Experience at an institution of higher education; * Experience conducting accident/incident investigations; * Certification in CPR/First Aid; and * Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) preferred

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01715z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and 130 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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