Sr. Industrial Hygienist
Company: San Francisco Department of Public Health
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Shift: Day Shift, Monday-Friday with occasional evening,
overnight, and weekend work depending on operational needs.
Location: The location will vary based on program area:
- SFDPH, Occupational Safety & Health, 101 Grove St., SF
- SFDPH, Environmental Health, 49 South Van Ness Ave, SF
- ZSFG, 1001 Potrero Ave., SF
- LHH, 375 Laguna Honda Blvd., SF
Under general direction, performs highly technical and complex
industrial hygiene work in the development, implementation and
enforcement of regulations and programs in relation to the
identification, evaluation, control and prevention of workplace
hazards. Positions in this class may function as first line
supervisors and technical specialists providing advice on the
identification, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, and
biological agents, proper handling, and procedure for the storage
and disposal of hazardous substances, hazardous substances
inspections and emergency planning, response, demobilization and
- Supervises industrial hygiene, health and safety,
environmental, public health, and support staff, including but not
limited to providing training and support to entry and journey
level health and safety staff.
- Leads and performs complex industrial hygiene and safety
assessments in a variety of settings.
- Acts as the health and safety subject matter expert for
multi-disciplinary working groups, committees, and on special
- Develops, implements, and maintains health and safety programs,
including but not limited to respiratory protection, hearing
conservation, substance-specific and general hazardous materials
management, confined space, and injury and illness prevention.
- Develops and conducts trainings for personnel working with
chemical, physical, or biological agents; develops and conducts
public education programs on the proper use, storage and disposal
of hazardous substances.
- Responds to and provides consultation during hazardous
substance incidents and other related emergency events.
- Advises CCSF Departments regarding emergency planning and
- Reviews the reports of and provides consultation to
Environmental Health Inspectors engaged in a City-wide program
involving enforcement of Article 21 of the Health Code, Hazardous
Materials and Waste Program.
- Performs administrative tasks related to enforcement of
regulations, codes, and ordinances; provides consultations to
departments regarding regulatory agency inspections; develops and
manages a budget for programs or projects; and tracks corrective
action plans to ensure effective implementation.
1. EDUCATION: Possession of a Master's degree in Industrial
Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health; Environmental Sciences,
Health, or Management; or a closely related field from an
accredited college or university; AND2. EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years
of professional industrial hygiene experience, which must include
at least one (1) year of journey level experience equivalent to the
level of City and County of San Francisco classes 6138 Industrial
Hygienist. Experience must have included professional industrial
hygiene activities including either hazardous materials management
or identification, evaluation, and control of occupational health
hazards; AND3. CERTIFICATION: Certification by the American Board
of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist in the
Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene; AND4. LICENSE:
Possession of a valid driver's license; if not a California
driver's license ability to obtain a California Driver's License
within 45 days of hire.
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