Manager of Workplace Health and Safety

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland

Salary Range: $135,984 - $196,428 Annually
Open Date: 02/15/2021
Close Date: 03/05/2021

Position Description

Opens online at on Monday, February 15, 2021
Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021
Internal Reference # 21-024

Qualified persons are invited to apply for a career opportunity in the Workplace Health and Safety section of East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). This position is responsible for leading and directing the EBMUD-wide health and safety program for approximately 2,000 employees; compliance with occupational health and safety regulations; implementation of EBMUD’s Injury Illness and Prevention Program; and directing safety programs in areas such as Prevention thru Design, NFPA 70E, asbestos and lead, excavation, confined space entry, and occupational medical surveillance. Responsibilities include supervising and coordinating compliance auditing and reporting and program development and implementation for a variety of workplace safety, industrial hygiene and training activities. Responsibility for writing and issuing Requests for Proposals; procuring contracts, budget responsibilities, and preparing written documents and presentations for the Board of Directors. This position plans, manages and coordinates workplace health and safety for EBMUD; directly supervises including writing performance plans and conducting performance appraisals for a staff of eight health and safety professionals to provide effective client services in multiple program areas.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing a Health and Safety Program, as well as direct supervision of health and safety professionals at a water/wastewater utility or similar experience. Additionally, a proven track record of injury and illness reduction, OSHA written program development and implementation, and implementing leading safety indicators. Experience working in a Union environment and environmental health and safety certification such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) is desired.

The annual salary is $135,984 up to $196,428. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($176,772 per year).

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

Position Qualifications

1.Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in industrial hygiene, safety engineering, environmental health, business administration, engineering or a related field.

2. Five years of progressively responsible experience in workplace health and safety or technical support services management work. Possession of a Master's degree is desirable and may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

How to Apply

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
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