Deadline to apply: October 14, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
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.
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
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
24-hour HAZWOPER certificate
HAZWOPER Incident Commander training
Additional Salary Information: Salary Information: The full range for this classification is $77,440 - $107,668 annually. Initial placement likely will fall within the lower half of the range: $77,440 - $92,553 annually.
Metro is the regional government that provides integrated resource management for the 25 cities and unincorporated areas in the Portland metropolitan area. Facilities and services include the Oregon Convention Center, the Oregon Zoo, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, the Portland Expo Center, transportation planning, growth management, solid waste system management and recycling services, and regional parks and natural areas.
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