Job Details

Environmental Health and Safety Program Manager – Oregon Zoo

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 10/14/2019

Deadline to apply: October 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $77,440 - $107,668 annually

POSITION SUMMARY:
Are you an accomplished safety professional who's passionate about building an inclusive and welcoming culture? Do you have a deep commitment to public service, community, and advancing racial equity and inclusion?

As the Oregon Zoo's Environmental Health and Safety Program Manager, you will play a primary role in making the zoo welcoming to all while managing the zoo's environmental health and safety programs. We hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization.

In this role, you will develop, implement and maintain health and safety programs; ensure compliance in safety and risk matters; conduct accident investigations; prepare corrective action recommendations; implement policies and procedures; ensure the zoo meets and exceeds all regulatory and safety standards; collaborate with Metro's Risk Management department; and coordinate activities with internal work units and outside organizations.

The Oregon Zoo is open seven days each week, 364 days a year. The regular schedule for this position is Monday-Friday with occasional weekend or evening work.

At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety or a closely related field, AND
• At least five years of progressively responsible experience in occupational health and safety; OR
• Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities

Additional requirements:
• A valid driver's license with at least two years of driving history and a clean driving record.
• Medical testing and/or immunizations may be required as the duties of this position may require close contact with animal areas and enclosures where animals may be present.
• Possession of (or ability to obtain within three months of employment) current CPR and First Aid certification.
• Must possess (or obtain within three months of employment) First Aid, CPR and AED instructor certifications in order to deliver training for staff

Preferred qualifications:
• 24-hour HAZWOPER certificate
• HAZWOPER Incident Commander training

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements:
1) Electronic application, 2) a resume, 3) a cover letter describing your experience as it relates to the duties of this position and 4) answers to supplemental questions.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs