LOSH is currently hiring for the following positions.
LOSH Health and Safety Educator/Technician
The UCLA-LOSH Health and Safety Educator/Technician is responsible for outreach, education and technical assistance with community-based, worker and environmental justice organizations, employers and other constituencies with a focus on underserved worker populations in the Western Region. S/he will identify resources available from government and other agencies, convene meetings, and establish partnerships to collaborate on OSH and environmental justice outreach, education and research activities with the goal of building organizational capacity to improve worker health and working conditions. The Health and Safety Educator works on a variety of contract and grant-funded projects in conjunction with other LOSH staff and WRUC members; participates in local, state and national meetings convened by funders; and contributes to progress reports according to guidelines established by funders and the university.
LOSH HazMat Trainer/Coordinator
The LOSH HazMat Trainer/Coordinator oversees LOSH’s worker training initiatives related to hazardous materials handling, hazardous waste cleanup, and emergency response. Incumbent is responsible for course coordination, curricula development, and teaching to provide providing quality courses that meet the needs of workers covered by OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard and related standards.
The LOSH HazMat Trainer/Coordinator contributes to other LOSH programs through consultation, technical assistance, and teaching. Incumbent also participates in activities of the Western Region Universities Consortium (WRUC).
Health & Safety Educator/Coordinator – Limited Term
The UCLA-LOSH Health and Safety Educator/Coordinator will assist with implementation, coordination and/or facilitation of worker health and safety educational activities to support a range of training courses offered by UCLA-LOSH. Courses may include health and safety awareness, prevention of heat illness, workplace violence and aerosol disease transmission, Injury and Illness Prevention programs, HazMat, and other training initiatives as needed.
Position is funded through June 30, 2019, full or part time.