SOSi

Health and Safety Officer

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/18/2021 6:10 PM)
ID
2021-5133
Location : Location
US-TX-Odessa
Clearance Requirement
Secret
Job Requires Relocation
No

Overview

**This position is contingent upon contract award**


SOSi is seeking Health and Safety Officer to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Southwest Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Manages, plans, and implements programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.
  • Develops accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies.
  • Manages and coordinates safety activities
  • Identifies and appraises conditions that could produce accidents and financial losses and evaluates potential extent of injuries resulting from accidents.
  • Conducts or directs research studies to identify hazards and evaluate loss producing potential of a given system, operation, or process.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents and prepares reports for information of personnel concerned.
  • Maintains liaison with outside organizations, such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
  • Devises methods to evaluate safety program and conducts or directs evaluations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health sciences or relevant discipline is preferred; years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant health, safety, and environmental management experience.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to act responsibly, professionally, and use good judgment under pressure required.
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.
  • Prior Shelter experience working with Migrant families and/or children.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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