Summary:
The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Supervisor in our Safety Department located in Oakdale, NY. This position is essential in researching and developing safety programs as they pertain to SCWA operations to maintain the health and safety of the general public and the Authority’s employees.
 

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Posted Date:
10/7/2019
 

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Position Type:
Full Time
 

Division:
Administration
 

Description:

The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Supervisor in our Safety Department located in Oakdale, NY. This position is essential in researching and developing safety programs as they pertain to SCWA operations to maintain the health and safety of the general public and the Authority’s employees.


The successful candidate will:
• Write and implement company safety & health programs.
• Provide effective employee training including, but not limited to, chemical usage, hazardous materials, controlling hazardous energy and safe equipment operation.
• Manage the Asbestos Handling training program, licensing, and recordkeeping requirements related to the NYS CR56 Asbestos Program.
• Interface with regulatory agencies: OSHA, PESH, DEC, EPA and Suffolk County Department of Health.
• Coordinate the safe removal of hazardous and universal waste: spent solvents, lead paint and non-friable asbestos.
• Coordinate chemical spill response remediation utilizing contractors and/or SCWA trained employees.
• Act as chair of the Authority’s Safety Committee and Laboratory Safety Committee and participate as a member of the Motor Vehicle Accident Review Committee.
• Provide supervision and guidance to the Safety Coordinator.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the EHS field.
• Master’s Degree in EHS or related field required.
• OSHA/Asbestos certifications preferred.
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of current safety standards as directed OSHA, DEC and other agencies.

* The Authority may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the requirements*

Interested candidates should submit their application/resume with salary requirements via the SCWA website (www.scwa.com and click “Career Opportunities”). Annual salary for this position is commensurate with education and experience.

(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)