The Town of Brookline DPW is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Environmental, Health and Safety Officer to perform administrative and supervisory work developing, implementing and managing environmental, health and safety programs, plans, and policies for the Department of Public Works in accordance with all applicable government regulations to promote the general health, safety and welfare of the community, employees and contractors. The Environmental, Health and Safety Officer position is responsible to support the Department of Public Works across all Divisions in its operations, services, programs, and construction.
Responsible for education, training and outreach initiatives fostering a culture of safety and personal responsibility at all levels within the organization. Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations and implements best management practices. Supports and manages the Safety Council, conducts accident evaluations, assessment and follow-up to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. Responsible for reporting and documentation of training and all aspects of program implementation. Oversees proper storage, handling, documentation, labeling and management of hazardous or regulated materials; reviews and assures compliance with environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, submits annual plans, reports, and documents to the respective state and federal agencies . Performs other related work, as required.
Bachelor’s Degree in physical sciences, workplace safety, industrial hygiene, environmental, health and safety or other related field; five (5) years of professional experience in developing and/or administering organization-wide industrial hygiene and/or environmental, health and safety programs required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have strong technical, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to prepare educational and informational materials and make effective oral presentations. Must have a thorough working knowledge of environmental laws and occupational health safety standards, including laws, regulations, guidance documents and codes of practice.
Additional Requirements:

* Completion of OSHA 30-hour certification course required. Other OSHA and safety certifications preferred.
* Massachusetts Class D license required. Commercial Driver’s License and hoisting license desirable.
Starting salary: $101,323 annually with generous benefits and excellent working conditions. Please apply with resume and cover letter. Open until filled.
The Town of Brookline is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce.