Environmental Safety Officer

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Jan 12, 2021
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Management

Job Description

Environmental Safety Officers coordinate environmental, safety, and health compliance programs and conduct inspections to support CIA’s environmental safety program at Agency facilities.

About the Job

As an Environmental Safety Officer for CIA, you will be responsible for supporting CIA’s environmental safety program at Agency facilities. You will serve as a technical expert and as a program manager when required. Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate all environmental, safety, and health (ES&H) compliance programs at your location of assignment
  • Conduct ES&H inspections to ensure compliance with applicable standards and prevailing professional practices
  • Provide ES&H training for Agency employees
  • Investigate ES&H incidents to ensure that action is taken to correct deficiencies or violations of standards
  • Investigate employee complaints and suggestions regarding hazardous conditions
  • Maintain site ES&H records and manage support contracts
  • Interface with Federal, state, and local regulatory officials.

This position requires a commitment to serve where mission needs are located. You must maintain an ongoing readiness to travel and relocate to meet short and long-term organizational requirements. A commitment to travel overseas, including hardship locations, is required.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Environmental Science
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Public Health
    • Occupational Safety and Health
    • Fire Protection Engineering
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Excellent verbal, quantitative, and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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Starting salary: $66,478 - $130,043* *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level