Current Openings

To learn about exciting job opportunities in the safety, health, and environmental field, please contact our Job Line Representative:

Job Line – David Ferguson
858 267 0686

ASSE – San Diego Chapter
P.O. Box 880163
San Diego, CA 92168

New Job Openings…

The following positions relate to safety in some way. Please contact the company with the listing directly. To list a position, please contact David Ferguson @ 858 267 0686 or e-mail

Safety Officer, City of San Diego

Posted: Apr 11, 2018


Safety Officer positions plan, develop, and coordinate a comprehensive Safety and Health Program for the City or a major City operating department; supervise a professional staff of Safety Representatives; assist and advise the City or major operating departments on safety and health issues; generate and analyze accident and injury reports and statistics to determine trends; develop policies, procedures, and programs to reduce injuries, illnesses, and property damage; develop and conduct safety trainings for a multitude of delivery modes; evaluate the impact of applicable local, state, and federal codes and regulations on City or department operations and where applicable make recommendations; ensure compliance of the requirements of all applicable regulatory agencies; prepare written reports; and perform other duties as assigned.


You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.   EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or a closely related field.         NOTE:

  • Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.

EXPERIENCE: Three years of full-time professional experience in Occupational Safety and Health work. Qualifying professional Occupational Safety and Health experience MUST include the following:

  • Inspecting facilities and equipment for compliance with Federal and/or State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) codes and regulations.
  • Conducting field investigations involving the interpretation, application and enforcement of Federal and/or State OSHA codes and regulations.


  • City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.

LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of hire.   HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
  • Possession of an Associate Risk Management (ARM) professional designation.


  • Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
  • For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.

Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue – Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.


Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met.  Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days).  For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.


PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following:  Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check.  The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report.  Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation.  All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins.  A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment.  Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego.  Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.

Rev. 3 – April 6, 2018 (New Recruitment Date)

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 1200 3rd Ave., Suite 300, MS 51P San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 236-6400 (619) 236-6358


EH and S Specialist

Posted: Apr 05, 2018

Direct Link to apply:

Job ID R-27573

Job Description Summary

Administer and implement Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs and procedures as directed by the EH&S Manager to resolve a variety of issues. Provide EHS support to BD Biosciences personnel in order to maintain compliance with facility/corporate EHS policies, agency regulations, and best management practices. Works on problems of moderate in scope where analysis of situations or data to select appropriate methods and techniques for obtaining satisfactory solutions. Perform routine tasks with general instructions and detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Exercise sound and consistent judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. This individual will receive minimal direction from the EHS Manager and will add new skills as required to accomplish assigned tasks.

Job Description


Aid in the management and administration of all site safety and environmental programs, including Chemical Hygiene/Laboratory Safety, Biological Safety, Fire Safety, and Radiation Safety.

Conduct investigations into accidents and work-related injuries or illnesses.  Coordinate tracking of cases by maintaining OSHA 300 Logs and corporate incident reporting system. Manage Workers Compensation Claims, including directly managing the clinic and clinic physicians and maintaining continuous appropriate dialogue with WC insurance company.  Implement, train and improve the site’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) as needed.

Manage site’s Ergonomics Program.  Act as primary liaison to associates and others receiving or requesting ergonomic evaluations.  Provide ergonomic evaluations, with little to no supervision, utilizing the latest techniques and equipment available in the industry. Coordinate follow-up activities, track evaluations and equipment orders.

Assist in the management of the site’s EHS Training Program.  Review training program and develop improvements as needed.  Maintain the Health & Safety Training database.  Generate reports and coordinate scheduling. Provide training on all established required EHS training.

Develop, review and update (as needed) written safety and environmental programs, including SOPs and Work Instructions (WIs).

Maintain company’s chemical inventory and MSDS files. Coordinate annual update of chemical inventory with department safety officers.

Schedule and participate in bimonthly Safety Management Council meetings.  Produce and distribute meeting minutes.  Coordinate communications with Safety Committee members.

Conduct regulatory evaluations, write reports as required, develop and implement corrective strategies, and report activities to EHS Manager.  Develop budget information and assist in the preparing of annual site EHS budgetary information.

Maintain applicable site permits associated with EHS issues.  Submit permit applications as necessary and play a major role in ensuring all work areas meet Local, State, and Federal regulatory requirements.

Conduct quarterly site inspections of all departments including documentation and follow-up in support of the EHS Manager.

Administer Hepatitis B vaccine and Tetanus vaccine programs.  Duties include scheduling appointments and maintaining tracking database.

Act as liaison to Recycling, Bio-hazardous and Hazardous Waste vendor to ensure proper storage and labeling of all waste materials and the scheduling of waste disposal pick-ups. Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements. Participate as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Resolves most regulatory compliance questions/issues on their own, only bringing the occasional question/issue to Managements attention. Ensures EH&S training through facilitating the development and implementation of safety awareness programs. Implement scheduled departmental safety inspections and ensures corrective action for identified hazards. Ensures EH&S policies and procedures are followed through education and training. Discusses and documents pertinent EH&S topics at staff meetings. Participates as a standing member of all Safety Committees. Performs other related duties and assignments as required.



  • Familiar with DHS, OSHA, EPA, RCRA, Air Quality, and Water Pollution regulations or have increasing levels of experience with Ergonomics and Wellness Programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work and establish priorities.
  • Effective customer service skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and time pressures.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures.
  • Effective analytical problem solving skills.
  • Must be proficient working with PCs. Requires good command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro, e-mail and the Internet.
  • ** A valid, unrestricted California driver’s license and a clean driving record is required for minimal travel between facilities.


Typically requires a BS/BA in safety or a related discipline and 2 – 5 years related experience working in a laboratory, research, or manufacturing environment with Health Safety and/or Environmental Responsibilities.

Prior experience problem-solving ergonomic safety concerns and conducting ergonomic evaluations in different work settings (office, lab, manual materials handling) is required.

Primary Work Location

USA CA – San Diego (BDB)

Donna Lynch

Talent Attraction Manager


Mobile: (469) 559-5876

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email

Safety and Compliance Coordinator

Posted: Apr 04, 2018

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Sr. Risk Control Advisor

Posted: Apr 03, 2018

Employment Opportunity

Senior Risk Control Advisor

The Senior Risk Control Advisor works under the direction of the Risk Management Program Manager to independently provide risk control and occupational safety and health services to member water agencies. The senior level professional is responsible for delivering an advanced level of safety and risk control programs and must demonstrate good professional skills and judgement. This field position will be located in the Southern California area, primarily serving water agencies in the Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties. Frequent travel to water districts within the Southern California service area is required, with overnight travel required up to 20 percent of the time to attend staff meetings, JPIA conferences, or to support members outside of the assigned service area. Please see the Position Profile for the application procedure. Application can be found here. JPIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply with application, resume, and cover letter. Applications accepted through May 1, 2018.

Peter Kuchinsky II, CSP, CEAS I, STS-C ACWA JPIA Lead Risk Management Advisor (760) 224-4322 (Direct/Cell) |

Safety Manager, San Diego Humane Society

Posted: Mar 12, 2018

The San Diego Humane Society is recruiting for a Safety Manager.  The job description and related information is attached.

An application can be submitted at: