Oversees the City's Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs. Plans, implements and manages a comprehensive program to mitigate risk in these areas within the City of Hampton, VA
Bachelor's degree in Safety, Environmental Safety, Industrial Hygiene or a related field from an accredited college with major coursework in Industrial Hygiene, Health and Safety, Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Pre-Medicine, Nursing, Physics,
Biology or a field directly related to occupational health and safety or public sector regulatory compliance. Considerable experience in planning, implementing, or evaluating programs in occupational health and safety as well as lead and asbestos compliance. Asbestos Inspector-Management Planner certification, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred. Must obtain all needed lead and asbestos certifications within six (6) months of hire. Working knowledge of: required OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) training programs; EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) protocol for lead, asbestos, and IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) inspections and remediation; federal, state, and local laws, regulations and issues associated with safety, construction and occupancy of buildings; the methods, techniques, and practices used in determining and minimizing the harmful health and safety effects of workplace hazards. Requires the ability to research, interpret and apply laws, regulations, technical information and other materials to prepare clear and concise management reports; apply logical supporting information to justify decisions and recommendations. Requires the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working and training relationships with diverse internal and external customers. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and must have a satisfactory driver's record which meets City of Hampton criteria. A combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the criteria listed above.