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Safety Program Coordinator

Job Description

Open to the public

  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite, subject to successful completion of the probationary period
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


  • The work schedule for this position is:
  • Full Time – 40 hours per week

Duties Basic Function of the Position: The incumbent serves as Safety Program Coordinator/ Compliance Officer with responsibility for assisting the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO)in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Safety and Health Environmental Management (SHEM) and Fire Protection Division (FIR) programs at the Embassy as required. S/he assures that all government-owned and leased property meets the requirements as required. S/he will conduct numerous safety surveys, prepare reports, and conduct follow-up inspections to ensure compliance. S/he will maintain a statistical database and hazardous materials inventory.

S/he will act as the Post-fire warden and organize and assist Post Fire Marshals in executing fire drills, investigating, and reporting to Washington on fires at the Embassy. S/he will correct all infractions found by OBO/SHEM, OBO/FIR, AIS, and other investigations. S/he will be responsible for the Mission pest control and serve as the contracting office representative (COR) on the pesticide application contract. S/he will report to the Senior Facilities Manager through the American A/POSHO and sits as a member of the Post’s Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Committee. The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: / EXPERIENCE:

The position requires three years of experience as an Industrial Hygienist or in the maintenance field performing/coordinating repairs of large facilities, or in the field of occupational safety, health, and environmental management. (Describe your previous and current job responsibilities in detail on the Education and Experience tab.)

Education Requirements:

The position requires completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene or a Bachelor in Technology or Engineering degree in the following fields: Environmental Safety or Environmental Planning or Resource Management Environmental Sciences Environmental Law or Ecology Environment and Sustainable Development.

Indicate on the qualifications questionnaire all the education details as relevant for the position (Bachelor’s and/or higher for this vacancy). (Your answer should also let us know if you have completed Class X or XII or any other degree or vocational courses. Also, please specify the name of the Certificate/Degree/Diploma course and the major subjects for each qualification you possess.) Please see the Language requirements listed under Evaluations.

Please indicate your proficiency level separately for each of the required languages, using one of the following levels:

  • Level 1, Basic – Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers, and signs.
  • Level 2, Limited – Examples: Directions, simple questions
  • Level 3, Good working knowledge – Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
  • Level 4, Fluent – Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
  • Level 5, Translator – Examples: Certified professional translator in this language 
  • Level 4 (Fluent) in English (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is required. This may be tested.


  • Level 4 (Fluent) in Hindi (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is required.
  • (Please indicate on the qualifications questionnaire whether you have these required levels.)
  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
  • Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits: Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in New Delhi, India may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits. For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office. The pay plan is assigned at the time the conditional offer letter is issued by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on the letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain.

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