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  • Intern – Environmental Health & Safety

    CVG -- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
    Job Description
    CLOSING DATE:              Open Until Filled

    CLASS SUMMARY:
    Supports the senior leadership of the Safety, Security, and Compliance Department as directed. Responsible for assisting with OSHA compliance, Environmental Inspections, and other tasks as required. The incumbent is required to exercise initiative in applying education and/or skills, work semi-independently, be resourceful and systematic in approach to various assignments and tasks; may be responsible for projects or be part of a project team.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
    • Manages the workplace and airport safety programs in accordance with applicable Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards;
    • Assists the airport’s workplace safety and environmental program, working with the Manager of Environmental Compliance to prevent workplace and environmental incidents and accidents.
    • Assists with the development of safety training programs and, provides informational materials;;
    • Performs technical inspections and consultation reviews of the workplace and advise departmental managers of actual and potential violations of occupational safety and health;
    • Reports findings and provides executive summary of overall program results;
    • Follows up on safety suggestions/concerns in a timely fashion;
    • Identifies compliance and risk reduction efforts;
    • Conducts environmental sampling of streams and inspections as required.
    • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    Junior/Senior seeking a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, safety education or a related field.

    LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Valid driver’s license;
    • Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Water quality sampling techniques;
    • Training methods, practices and resources;
    • Federal, State and local regulations regarding environmental compliance and health safety.

    SKILL IN:
    • Clearly and effectively communicating, negotiating and advocating, both orally and in writing;
    • Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, and spreadsheets;
    • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
    • Demonstrated skill in analysis and evaluation;
    • Demonstrated skill in use of independent judgment.

    ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
    Positions in this class typically require: walking, talking, hearing, and seeing.
    Light Work: exerting up to 60 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

    Interested candidates can obtain more information and apply at www.cvgairport.com/jobs.

    The Kenton County Airport Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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