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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
$83,969.00 to $91,122.00 
Salem, Massachusetts
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

EHS Leader


Directs and oversees all activities related to safety and environmental health at all of the District’s facilities and assets. Develops and maintains all safety programs, safety policies and related activities to ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations, laws, policies and procedures. Assists the Technical Support Division on other assignments as directed.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related field. Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a safety related position developing and managing safety and environmental programs in an industrial, utility or manufacturing facility environment.

 Additional Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Professional certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Highly Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • Prior experience working in a water or wastewater treatment facility
  • Computer based training development


Knowledge, Ability and Skill

Thorough working knowledge of federal, state, local and industrial occupational safety and environmental regulations, laws, policies and procedures in industrial or manufacturing facility environments.


Ability to perform effectively as a leader and safety expert. Ability to effectively work both independently and with others to achieve all assigned goals and objectives. Must be able to organize, coordinate, analyze and successfully negotiate solutions. Must be able to effectively present information to management and other employees.

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Access and Word.


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and computer skills required, especially those used in all aspects of developing and maintaining safety programs and related activities. Must also possess effective skills in investigative analysis, oral presentations, training, problem solving and handling conflict situations.

 Physical Requirements

Must be able to crawl, climb, and move about the treatment facilities, collection system and construction sites. Ability to access all areas of a multi-level facility. Must be able to engage in activities below ground, on the ground and at heights above the ground in excess of thirty (30) feet, work in tight quarters, confined spaces, and operate a passenger automobile and/or light pickup truck. Excellent eye sight (sharp, close, distance, color, peripheral, and depth vision) and hearing well within normal ranges. Must possess a good sense of smell.


  • Works under the general direction of the District Engineer
  • Performs work of a highly technical nature requiring the use of some independent judgment in determining priorities and ascertaining the most appropriate course of action to be taken to achieve the desired result.
  • Coordinates with other District department heads as required to ensure safe working conditions at the District.

Job Environment  

  • Some work is performed under office conditions, with noise from office equipment and light traffic. Most work is performed under shop and field conditions with loud noises, rotating mechanical machinery and equipment and some exposure to hazardous chemicals, oils, solvents, odorous air, toxic conditions, fumes and airborne particles and associated electrical hazards. Some work is performed outside with exposure to variable weather conditions.
  • Has frequent contact with District staff and occasional contact with equipment vendors, contractors and consultants.
  • Operates standard office equipment. 
  • Errors in judgment could result in delays, monetary loss or loss of service that could affect the surrounding communities and injury to self and to other employees, damage to buildings or equipment, and legal ramifications to the District.
  • Adheres to the District's safety rules, regulations and policies.

Essential Duties

 The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Practices, promotes and audits safety awareness on a daily basis, such as but not limited to: safe work permits, personal protective equipment, lock out tag out and unsafe work place conditions.
  • Conducts regular safety audits in order to prevent accidents or injuries and maintains District wide safety compliance. Reports safety violations and unsafe conditions or work practices to supervisor and carries out all corrective actions and controls. Recommends level of discipline in the event of an employee safety violation.
  • Ensures safety programs are in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations that affect the District. Reviews and updates safety related programs as required.
  • Compiles and submits safety reporting as required by management and regulatory agencies.
  • Develops, supervises, performs and coordinates training programs and other safety based instructions/activities.
  • Maintains required safety records, documentation and other related records.
  • Monitors the activities of outside consultants and vendors to ensure any and all work is completed as directed by Management.
  • Acts as liaison between outside emergency response personnel and the District.
  • Performs safety, evacuation and other related drills.
  • Organizes and manages safety activities, including but not limited to: respirators and fit testing, hearing conservation, fire prevention and protection devices, personal protective equipment, safety equipment and systems, hoisting equipment and ladders, eye wash stations, medical surveillance and environment exposure monitoring activities to ensure proper compliance is maintained.
  • Performs and documents incident investigations to identify causes and corrective actions aimed at preventing recurrence. 
  • Maintains inventory of and recommends safety related equipment and supplies.
  • Attends safety committee and other safety meetings. Prepares and maintains minutes of the meetings.
  • Takes timely action to intervene in situations or conditions that pose an immediate threat to life, health or property. 
  • Maintains all Material Safety Data Sheets and all tank labeling to current compliance standards.
  • Prepares confined space entry permits and inspects work sites for full compliance with entry permit, required personal protective equipment and other related space entry safety requirements.
  • Assists Technical Support Division on other assignments as directed.


                                                  ANNUAL SALARY RANGE
                                                  $83,969.00 to $91,122.00

    (Starting pay rate commensurate with qualifications and experience)                 

 The District has a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. 





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