OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
  • 08-Sep-2017 to 06-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Facilities
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $54,400 - $70,750
  • Salary
  • Regular - Full-Time

Eligible for health benefits and paid time off.

The Safety/Health and Security Manager works with Facility Services and Human Resources staff to maintain and perform duties pertaining to visitor safety/health and security, employee safety and security, fleet safety and security and protection of physical assets from natural and man-made disasters at all OMSI locations.  Also oversees Risk Management issues including vehicle insurance.

Participate in programs/initiatives to enhance corporate culture, such as:

  • Working effectively with and supporting volunteers throughout the organization.
  • Supporting OMSI's Total Guest Experience (TGE)/Customer Service mission & objectives in daily job performance, including diversity initiatives.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Performing the following will involve driving to various locations outside OMSI's corporate headquarters:

  • Perform monthly site inspections and submit recommendations for Portland location and bi-yearly inspections for Camp Hancock and Camp Gray.
  • Conduct accident investigations and supervise first aid efforts.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, DEQ, and other state and federally mandated programs.
  • Responsible for training employees in State and Federal-mandated programs.
  • Serve on the Safety Committee and act as a liaison for the committee to Senior Management.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled hazard recognition surveys at all OMSI locations
  • Schedule and provide Safety and First Aid Training, and provide Emergency Procedures Training for new employees.
  • Administer the OMSI Fleet Safety Program.
  • Train and communicate with Maintenance Technicians to ensure completion of inspections.
  • Conduct and document quarterly surveys of all structures and check for Fire Code Compliance.
  • Maintain computer and paper records, including police reports, to comply with federal, state and local recordkeeping requirements consistent with privacy regulations.
  • Perform bi-annual industrial hygiene tests including sample collection (water, solid & gasses), real time tests and noise level readings, presenting any concerns to the Senior Director of Facilities Operations.
  • Manage OMSI's Hazardous Materials Handling Program.
  • Manage OMSI's Ergonomics Program.
  • Oversee OMSI's Environmental Emergency Response plan, with regard to spill clean up, disposal, permits with state/federal government and the state fire marshal, and maintain and update disaster plans.
  • Organize emergency response health activities.
  • Maintain preventative security through staff training.
  • Oversee and support all security at the museum. Work with staff and local law enforcement agencies. Review and investigate all security reports, and make final reports to the Senior Director of Facilities Operations.
  • Work with Human Resources on insurance and liability-related issues.
  • Track patterns for concern from a security standpoint.
  • Maintain and track all museum two-way radios.
  • Maintain fleet management program and records.
  • This position is exempt, paid  salaried. 
  • This position is regular full-time, scheduled for 40 hours/week.

Working Conditions:

  • Requires working Monday Friday, with 24-hour on-call duties for emergencies.
  • Physical Demands: 45 % Sitting  50 % Standing   5 % Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling  10-40 Pounds
  • Vision requirements include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left or right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth and perception (three dimensional vision, ability to judge distance and spatial relationships), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus).
  • Work environment includes wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, and vibration. 
  • Noise level is moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

Secondary Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Facilities Operations.

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities:


  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in anticipating problems before they arise.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Proven time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.
  • Ability to effectively manage and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy, and meet stringent and overlapping deadlines.
  • Demonstrated skills in teamwork and collaboration with colleagues, with varied skills and responsibilities meeting individual, departmental and organizational deadlines.
  • Demonstrated abilities in strategic planning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA compliance, ADA regulations, building code, fire code, federal and state driving regulations, industrial hygiene, and general liability insurance.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and customer service skills to work effectively with people of diverse talents and backgrounds.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state regulations regarding safety compliance.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.


  • Nonprofit experience.
  • Museum experience.
  • Experience in database programs such as FMX.

Education & Work Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational or Environmental Safety, Risk Management, Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Waste Management, or a related area, or equivalent combination of education and experience through professional certification.
  • Minimum 3 years of coordination and project management skills.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the fields of safety, health, and security, including safety management and risk assessment
  • Minimum 4 years of program delivery experience.


  • Minimum 2 years working with law enforcement or reserves.
  • Bilingual - Spanish/English.
  • Experience working with volunteers.

Additional Requirements/Preferences; Including Licenses and Certifications:


  • Valid driver's license.
  • Current CPR and first aid certification required.
  • OSHA 30 General Industry certification.
  • Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, requirements in the MVR Policy including passing Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check.


  • CDL license with passenger and air-brakes.


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