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Health Consultant

University of New Hampshire

Job Description

Operating Title

Health Consultant

Long Classification Title

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Campus Location

Keene

Department

KSC WorkWISE NH Program

Summary of Position

Keene State College seeks applications for a Health Consultant for the WorkWISE NH Program to provide free, confidential consultative services to employers throughout New Hampshire regarding OSHA standards and practices as well as how to identify and correct safety concerns in the workplace. This is a grant-funded, 100% time 12-month position. The position is contingent upon grant funding; continuance of the position is expected upon grant renewal conditions and grant funding.

WorkWISE NH provides free, on-site consultive services to eligible employers throughout New Hampshire. Although these services are primarily targeted to small businesses with less than 250 employees, the program welcomes the opportunity to assist employers of any size. Whether an employer has a question about the safe use of a specific piece of equipment or is looking to establish a workplace safety program, highly qualified consultants are available to provide employers with such assistance. To learn about the WorkWISE NH program visit
https://www.keene.edu/academics/conted/safety/workwise/

Acceptable minimum level of education

Bachelor's

Acceptable minimum years of experience

1 year

Additional Job Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
• Resume
• Contact information for three (3) references

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Posting Number

PS3670FY22

Other minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety or related discipline
  • One year of related experience in Industrial Hygiene or related field
  • Effective oral and written communications skills to interact and communicate environmental health and safety procedures to small business owners and employees
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with database systems
  • Knowledge of laws concerning workplace health and safety
  • Ability to prepare reports
  • Ability to work effectively with managers, supervisors, and employees under stressful conditions
  • Ability to respond promptly to and assess small business health & safety concerns in State of NH
  • Ability to wear and use appropriate protective equipment as necessary
  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of program
  • Valid driver’s License and safe driving record
  • Limited travel to attend required OSHA training and meetings.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Five years related experience
  • ASP, CSP, CIH or other designation provided by an authorized/accredited professional organization
  • Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.

Salary Information

Starting salary range: $52,520-$66,660, complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off. The position is contingent upon grant funding; continuance of the position is expected upon grant renewal conditions and grant funding. The position falls within the Keene State College Staff Association (KSCSA).

Quicklink for Posting

https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/52565

Percent Time Information (FTE)

1.0

Grade

20

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Posting Date

11/15/2022

Open Until Filled

No

Closing Date

11/30/2022

Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?

No

Interested Internal Candidates Exist?

No

Job Category

Salaried Staff (Exempt)

Appointment Type

Grant Funded

Drivers License and Physical Requirements. Please check all items that apply.

Other - Valid Drivers License and safe driving record.

Duty/Responsibility

Consultation – provide New Hampshire employers (particularly small businesses) with consultative services to explain and interpret OSHA standards and protocols, advise on policy/protocol development, and identify solutions for workplace health and safety concerns. May include conducting safety audits and testing (i.e., such as air quality) to assess workplace safety problems.

Duty/Responsibility

Report Generation – provide accurate accounting of issues and remedies and data regarding consultant determinations.

Duty/Responsibility

Education and Outreach- design, develop, and deliver training regarding safety topics/issues.

Duty/Responsibility

Professional Development- remain current within the field and attend required OSHA trainings.

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