The Environmental Health and Safety Manager (EHS) is responsible for fostering and leading a safe and healthy work environment across TD Jakes Ministries, facilities and all entities as needed. This role involves conducting safety audits and inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations and medical industry standards. The EHS Manager will also be tasked with managing all medical risk associated with events, services, and performances, as well as overseeing workers’ compensation investigations. Furthermore, the Environmental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that safe practices are being followed by all employees, contractors, volunteers and vendors across multiple locations and activities, including the provision of emergency medical response as an EMT in the state of Texas.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Foster and promote a culture of safety and awareness across the organization and its entities.
Conduct regular safety audits and inspections to identify potential safety, health, and environmental risks and ensure compliance with safety regulations and standards. This includes fire extinguishers and the fire alarm monitoring system.
Develop health and safety policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance and effectiveness.
Develop, implement, and schedule training to cover medical emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other related topics for employees, contractors, volunteers and vendors.
Ensures that material safety data reports and documents are maintained and readily accessible when needed.
Lead safety meetings to communicate safety policies, procedures, and best practices to employees, contractors, volunteers, and vendors.
Manage all medical safety risk associated with events, services, and performances, including developing and implementing safety plans and protocols.
Oversee workers’ compensation investigations, including reporting incidents, documenting claims, and working with insurance providers.
Investigate incidents and accidents to determine root causes and implement preventive measures.
Collaborate with department heads, managers, and volunteers to ensure that medical safety protocols are integrated into all operational activities.
Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and regulatory requirements related to medical, safety and risk management.
Possess a valid EMT license in the state of Texas and be prepared to provide emergency medical response when necessary.
Bachelor’s degree or 5 years of experience in occupational health and safety or a related field is preferred.
Relevant certifications or qualifications in safety management are a plus
Must be 21 years of age.
Proven experience in a safety management role, preferably in a similar industry or organization.
In-depth knowledge of safety regulations, standards, and best practices.
Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively promote a culture of safety.
Experience in conducting safety audits, inspections, and investigations.
Familiarity with workers’ compensation processes and regulations.
Ability to develop and deliver safety training programs.
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Proficiency in using safety management software and tools.
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Tuesday-Sunday (Wednesday night Bible Study)
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Such tasks shall be capable of being performed with reasonable accommodation, if necessary, that does not impair a business necessity or impose an undue business hardship and without presenting a direct threat to the safety to the applicant or others.
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