Washington, DC
Full-time
Salary: $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year


MSA is seeking a seasoned Occupational Safety and Health Program Lead to support our federal client with their Health Safety and Emergency Management needs. Candidate must have demonstrated experience with coordinating and implementing activities of an Agency-wide safety, health, environmental management policies and initiatives.

The program lead will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of a comprehensive occupational safety and health program for a Federal agency with approximately five offices located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Active Secret clearance required

Duties Include:

  • Maintaining Occupant Emergency Program by updating plans, policies, protocols, and procedures;
  • Briefing leadership on their roles and responsibilities during an emergency
  • Conducting bi-weekly training for all new employees
  • Scheduling frequent CPR/AED classes
  • Coordination with partnering agencies (such as first responders, local offices of emergency management, law enforcement, (etc)
  • Review existing program and document any existing compliance gaps
  • Develop health and safety inspection checklist and inspection schedule
  • Conduct routine inspections, document results, forward any compliance issues to the agency Occupational Safety and Health Manager
  • Develop programmatic metrics and document programmatic achievements
  • Design/develop computer-based safety and health training for personnel and supervisors
  • Design/develop Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs) for each job site
  • Investigate any near miss, first aid incident, or accident to determine the root cause of the accident
  • Maintain the OSHA 300 log as well as employee reports of hazards and determine if any patterns exist that can be addressed
  • Disseminate occupational safety and health program information
  • Create alternate standards
  • Investigate and mitigate employee reports of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions
  • Alleviate unsafe or unhealthful working conditions
  • Brief results of investigations to agency leadership
  • Train top management officials
  • Train supervisors
  • Train collateral duty safety and health personnel and committee members
  • Train employees and employee representatives
  • Provide training assistance
  • Record keeping and Reporting Requirements
  • Agency annual reports
  • Complete OSHA mandated annual reports to DoL
  • Report Federal Agency Injury and Illness Information
  • Provide self-evaluations of agency occupational safety and health programs
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 7-10 years of experience in Occupational Health and Safety (salary commensurate with experience)
  • BA/BS or higher from an accredited university/college or significant work experience, graduate degree preferred.
  • Experience managing a successful comprehensive occupational safety and health program
  • Direct experience in Government contract support
  • Work side by side with our clients to solve tough problems
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Ability to lead teams, provide mentoring, and supervise and develop people
  • Produce high quality work products and new solutions quickly to complex projects
  • US citizenship required (no dual citizenship)
  • Active Secret clearance and government experience required

Interested candidates must submit a brief, tailored cover letter to tell us what you are looking for in a company and why you would be a great fit for our team.

Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V

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