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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Company

Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisWe are looking for an experienced Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator who is willing to help build and strengthen policies and procedures. You will report to a manager in the Facilities Management department and administer our comprehensive EHS program in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations to address industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health. Analyze existing and planned changes, processes, equipment, facilities, and programs to develop strategies to minimize injury, illness, property loss, impact on the environment, and business interruption.

Responsibilities

  • Administer a comprehensive Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program that goes beyond basic compliance to meet federal, state, and local regulations for our District that also educates the end user of their roles and responsibilities.

  • Establishes, implements, updates, and disseminates policies and procedures for facility Environmental Health and Safety programs ensures documentation is maintained in a compliance with regulatory and Federal Reserve requirements.

  • Acts as subject matter expert on regulatory requirements and best practices in areas of environmental, life safety and occupational safety, collaborating with Facilities Management Team to develop, prioritize, and implement EH&S programs/projects within budget constraints while meeting compliance requirements.

  • Acts as primary contact for Occupational Safety regulatory agencies maintains effective communication with appropriate internal and external stakeholders while representing the Bank.

  • Responsible for monitoring EHS training requirements and needs, and tracking performance and compliance status via metrics and dashboard(s); may directly participate as trainer to deliver compliance for required EHS programs such as powered industrial truck, confined space, etc.

  • Identify environmental health and safety hazards. Observing employees to ensure compliance with safety procedures. Perform building/site safety audits per company policy and compliance requirements to avoid potential OSHA findings. Monitor project worksites for safety and address safety concerns.

  • Supports contractor/vendor selections by establishing and implementing procedures to scope, assess, qualify, select, orient, and manage contractors and vendors.

  • May administer selected EHS-related service contracts.

  • Monitors facility and equipment service/repair history, and regular audits of emergency/safety systems and equipment, such as fire suppression system, as required to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Facilitates the Safety Committee structure and organization for each of the District`s locations, providing technical and leadership expertise as needed.

  • Develops and directs programs to ensure environmental, health, and safety compliance and outcomes by ensuring employee awareness and compliance with all applicable BOCA, Life Safety, OSHA, DEQ, DOT, and DOL codes, ordinances, and regulations. While additionally ensuring we comply with all standards and any changes to these standards over time.

  • Develops, implements, administers, and maintains programs focused on waste disposal, recycling, "green" initiatives, and environmental compliance.

  • Investigate accidents (both employee and non-employee), why they occur and implement changes to prevent future similar accidents.

  • Ensure we comply with all standards and any changes to these standards over time.

  • Provide solutions for ergonomic questions and issues.

  • Administer programs focused on waste disposal, recycling, sustainability programs and environmental compliance.

  • Update, train, implement the department business continuity plan and serve as the department’s business continuity leader.

  • Plan and conduct Bank-wide safety/disaster drills and update the appropriate manuals and guides with information gathered from practice drills.

  • Order and Inventory appropriate PPE for the department.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

  • 10 years relevant experience in occupational safety and industrial hygiene in an industrial and/or construction setting desired.

  • Broad and deep knowledge of building construction and facilities concepts and techniques associated with safety, health, and environmental considerations a plus.

  • Broad and deep knowledge and experience with federal, state, and local facility and transportation regulations, codes and ordinances to include, but not limited to BOCA, Life Safety (IBC, IFC, NFPA 101), OSHA, VOSH, MOSH, NCOSH, DEQ, DOT, and DOL - Pressure Vessel Safety.

  • Broad and deep knowledge of 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CRF 1926

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Industrial Hygienist Certification (CIH) helpful

  • Excellent program and project management skills

  • Can present strategies in a manner that establishes relationship, persuades others, and promotes clarity for a broad range of audiences.

  • Experience communicating with groups of all sizes and levels within an organization.

  • Experience preparing presentations and briefings.

  • Experience with creating policies and procedures as well as navigating the approval process.

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with other applications including Facility Management systems desired.

  • Demonstrates high degree of initiative and autonomy, with ability pursue multiple objectives simultaneously and deliver desirable results on time.

  • Travel (15%)

Benefits

Bring your passion and expertise, and we'll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life.

Salary: $93,000 - $106,000

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package all brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance:

  • Generous paid time off

  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement

  • 401(k) match

  • Pension plan

  • Top-notch health care benefits

  • Child and family care leave

  • Professional development opportunities

  • And more...

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we believe the Federal Reserve most effectively serves the American public by building a more diverse and inclusive economy. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion, at all levels of the organization, has been one of our core values for many years and remains strong as we continue enhancing our efforts. Learn more about Bank’s culture.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary

Regular

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Yes

Job Category

Other

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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