MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.
MAXIMUS Federal is seeking a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist to support a Defense activity in Falls Church, VA. The Safety and Occupational Health Specialist will provide workplace safety consultation and Federal, State and local compliance guidance to all activity locations. They will effectively evaluate activity workplaces to determine workplace hazards, evaluate the effectiveness of workplace hazard controls, provide recommendations to improve hazard control and improve workplace safety efforts.
Provide technical advice and guidance on safety and occupational health (SOH) matters to all activity locations
Coordinate and support implementation and administration of SOH technical program elements, focusing on fall protection, training, policy development, accident investigation and reporting, hazard abatement and other SOH program elements
Assist in the inspections and evaluations of all activity workplaces for compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations and to identify potential new hazards
Recommend modifications to workplaces to control or eliminate hazards
Monitor and evaluate SOH programs and develops recommendations for improving compliance
Collect data on occupational injuries and illness and monitors and reports on employee occupational health problems
Assist with the development and promotion of SOH training and education
Prepare reports and/or briefings on current status of SOH program implementation and accomplishments
Attend and participate in safety councils, committees and working groups established by activity or higher authority
Knowledge of MS Office applications preferred
Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client: