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Our Mission Statement: To foster operational and financial efficiency, and to enhance the level of service to the mutual benefit of Caribbean Ports and their stakeholders, through the sharing of experience, training, information and ideas

JOB VACANCY - Environmental Health and Safety Manager

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Authority

JOB VACANCY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Environmental Health and Safety Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Manager - Human Resource / Corporate Affairs, the Environmental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for co-coordinating, promoting and advising the organisation on all aspects with regard to Health & Safety within the Port Authority. The Manager will also establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all requirements as it relates to Health & Safety are adhered to.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • v  Promote health and safety within the entire organisation.
  • v  Ensure that the SVG Port Authority is compliant with health and safety requirements at the Port Authority.
  • v  Facilitate training sessions for all employees of the SVG Port Authority to ensure that they are up to date on all Health and Safety Legislations.
  • v  Provide assistance in the investigations of all work injuries, illnesses or dangerous events, accidents, and unsafe working condition.
  • v  Make recommendations for remedial actions where necessary and monitor implementations.
  • v  Ensure that all disasters are managed; hurricane and emergency plans are updated and relevant persons are aware of their responsibilities.
  • v  Manage the Health and Safety Department and serves as the head of the SVG Port Authority Health and Safety Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

MSc in Environmental Health & Safety or a related discipline Occupancy health and safety training in the following areas:

  • Risk Management training
  • OSHA marine training certification
  • Construction site safety training
  • Mechanic shop safety training
  • At least five (5) years working experience in an Environmental Health and Safety field

CORE COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • v  Sound Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications – spreadsheets, word processing and database management.
  • v  Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, practices and guidelines
  • v  Knowledge of the Health and Safety policies of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Authority.
  • v  Knowledge of practices in safe cargo handling, equipment safety, mechanical and electrical workshop safety, construction safety, OSHA Marine Practices and guidelines,
  • v  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • v  Excellent Negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • v  Excellent leadership qualities and organizational skills.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Will depend on qualification and experience

 

APPLICATIONS

Applications with curriculum vitae and at least two references should be addressed to:

The Administrative Personnel Officer

SVG Port Authority

P.O. Box 1237

Bay Street

Kingstown

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications will close on July 31, 2019

Only short listed applications will be contacted.

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