Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator Job Description

The Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Coordinator is an administrative position that supervises the EH&S Department and/or directs specific programs.

The EH&S Coordinator’s duties may include: Ensuring that the personnel of the EH&S Department comply with federal and state environmental laws and regulations.

Planning, preparing, and reviewing department budgets.

Supervising personnel.

Developing the department’s long-range plan, goals and objectives.

Preparing and administering departmental budgets.

Maintaining records, reports, and correspondence.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator to join our team! The ideal candidate will have experience in environmental health and safety, and be able to coordinate and oversee our health and safety programs. If you're interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter today!

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator Duties:

  • Coordinate with management, staff, vendors, and contractors on-site to ensure compliance to environmental regulations
  • Maintain an environmental and safety program to comply with federal and state regulations
  • Oversee and monitor compliance with safety laws and regulations by conducting on-site inspections and audits
  • Create and maintain safety programs, ensure proper documentation, and control all accidents, illnesses, injuries, and property damage
  • Assure that all employees, contractors, and visitors are following safety protocols
  • Develop and implement safety procedures and programs
  • Proactively identify, mitigate, and track recurring safety issues
  • Communicate with regulatory and government agencies
  • Research, monitor, and report on all environmental, health and safety issues
  • Prepare and maintain records

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and document environmental health and safety policies, procedures, and programs for all aspects of the project
  • Manages the preparation, maintenance, and inspection of project documents and forms, including related safety data sheets (SDS)
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations, including OSHA, Clean Water Act, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Reviews, revises, and analyzes project documents such as job hazard analyses, and maintains and updates in-house training documentation
  • Manages project emergency response efforts, including damage assessment and project closure
  • Oversees training of project teams, subcontractors, and vendors on safety, environmental, and governmental regulations
  • Maintains project safety records and reports, and prepares safety audits
  • Reviews project design and evaluation, construction plans, and specifications

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental or health science
  • 5+ years experience in environmental health and safety, including experience in corporate and facility compliance
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven knowledge of environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations
  • Ability to develop and maintain operational procedures

[Company Name] is an employer that is committed to equal opportunity. We strive to build a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We encourage people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages to apply, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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