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Health Scientist

ProSidian Consulting, LLC

Health Scientist
Charlotte, NC Entry-Level Paid

Description

Job Description ProSidian Seeks a Health Scientist (Contract Contingent) in Charlotte, NC / Remote to support an engagement for an independent agency of the United States Federal Govt. that is primarily responsible for the development of Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines and Administration.  The Agency’s Development Objective is to ensure safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces throughout the United States. This is accomplished through the development of workplace standards, regulations, and guidance that address significant safety and health risks to workers. All rules and guidelines consider feasibility, economic effects, paperwork burden, affected industries, and impact on small businesses, as required by the OSH Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, and applicable executive orders..    The ProSidian Engagement Team Members work to The ProSidian Engagement Team will provide technical support for standards and guidance development for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA), Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG). This is a Blank Purchase Agreement with call orders in the following areas: rule-making and guidance development support; economic analyses; and literature search and information management. Specific task items include risk assessments, industry exposure profiles, information management, organization stakeholder and focus group meetings, population at-risk estimates, and developing training materials.   Health Scientist Candidates shall work to support requirements for PR0001 Communications And Knowledge Management Support and work with subject matter experts to: - Provide a high level review of current policy and public comments - Compare observed health effects, injury and illness data, and industrial hygiene and safety practices among several industry sectors - Identify hazards in the workplace, provide the services of recognized experts in subjects relevant to OSHA standards and guidance products - Analyze various recommended strategies for reducing risks - Identify the most effective strategies, and assessing the limitations of control methods - Design and implement workplace processes and procedures that help protect workers from potentially hazardous work conditions - Develop information, strategies, research needs, issue papers, testing protocols, or regulatory and non-regulatory options in the areas related to standards and guidance conduct training on a variety of topics related to health and safety guidelines. The Health Scientist will requires knowledge of OSHA guidelines and will be responsible for managing a team of anaysts to provide qualitative and quantitive analyses of current policies, address gaps in current policies, develop and conduct training. Role specific duties include conducting site visits and industry studies to collect information on current exposures and effective control strategies, appearing and testifying/presenting information at rulemaking hearings, and comparing observed health effects, injury and illness data, and industrial hygiene and safety practices among several industry sectors.

Qualifications

Qualifications

The Health Scientist shall have consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email; and proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Power point) and related tools and technology required for the position.  Work products shall be thorough, accurate, appropriately documented, and comply with established criteria. The candidate shall ensure that duties are performed in a competent and professional manner that meets milestones/delivery schedules as outlined.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:  Master’s degree or  equivalent from an accredited college or university in a relevant field with at least 5 years of experience with demonstrated understanding of program management, education, facilitation, and organization of large conferences or training sessions. Bilingual candidates strongly preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree required; Masters degree preferred in a relevant field or related subject.
  • At least 5 years of experience providing communication, education, and knowledge management expertise.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, and written reports summarizing data collected.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team.
  • Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to propose possible resolutions to complex managerial or operational problems.
  • Demonstrated expertise in knowledge management.
  • Demonstrated proactivity, attention to detail, working within deadlines, and ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, English verbal, written, editing, research, and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with Section 504 and Section 508 disability requirements and accommodations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Relevant work experience may include, experience as a Senior Level: Health Scientist; Industrial Hygienist; Safety Professional ; Toxicologist; Engineer; Chemist; and/or Policy Analyst. Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certifications preferred. Experience and familiarity with OSHA Guidelines and Regulation is highly preferred.

TRAVEL:  Travel as coordinated with the technical point of contact and approved in writing by the Contracting Officer in advance, is allowed, in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.  

LOCATION:  Work shall be conducted at the Charlotte, NC / Remote

U.S.  Citizenship Required

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Adobe)

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, all employees are required to fulfill all requirements of the roles for which they are employed; establish, manage, pursue, and fulfill annual goals and objectives with at least three (3) Goals for each of the firms Eight Prosidian Global Competencies [1 - Personal Effectiveness | 2 - Continuous Learning | 3 - Leadership | 4 - Client Service | 5 - Business Management | 6 - Business Development | 7 - Technical Expertise | 8 - Innovation & Knowledge Sharing (Thought Leadership)]; and to support all business development and other efforts on behalf of ProSidian Consulting.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • TEAMWORK – ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
  • LEADERSHIP – ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
  • BUSINESS ACUMEN – understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
  • COMMUNICATION – ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
  • MOTIVATION – persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
  • AGILITY – ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
  • JUDGMENT – exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
  • ORGANIZATION – ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks
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OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • BUSINESS TOOLS –  understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • BUSINESS TOOLS – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • COMMITMENT - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors
  • CURIOSITY – the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
  • HUMILITY – exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference
  • WILLINGNESS - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom
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BENEFITS AND HIGHLIGHTS

PROSIDIAN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS AND HIGHLIGHTS: Your good health and well-being are important to ProSidian Consulting. At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-life balance. That’s why we are also pleased to offer the Employee Benefits Program, designed to promote your health and personal welfare. Our growing list of benefits currently include the following for Full Time Employees:

  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION: Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with Group Health Benefits, Pre-tax Employee Benefits, and Performance Incentives. For medical and dental benefits, the Company contributes a fixed dollar amount each month towards the plan you elect. Contributions are deducted on a Pre-tax basis.
  • GROUP MEDICAL HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS: ProSidian partners with BC/BS, to offer a range of medical plans, including high-deductible health plans or PPOs. ||| Group Dental Health Insurance Benefits: ProSidian dental carriers - Delta, Aetna, Guardian, and MetLife.
  • GROUP VISION HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS: ProSidian offers high/low vision plans through 2 carriers: Aetna and VSP.
  • 401(K) RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement for eligible employees. A range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner to assist you. The Plan is a pre-tax Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.
  • VACATION AND PAID TIME-OFF (PTO) BENEFITS: Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a doctor’s appointment, or any number of events in your life. Currently these benefits include Vacation/Sick days – 2 weeks/3 days | Holidays - 10 ProSidian and Government Days are given.
  • PRE-TAX PAYMENT PROGRAMS: Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP). These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.
  • PURCHASING DISCOUNTS & SAVINGS PLANS: We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The Corporate Perks Benefit Program. This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace. A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials.
  • PROSIDIAN EMPLOYEE & CONTRACTOR REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM: ProSidian Consulting will pay up to 5k for all referrals employed for 90 days for candidates submitted through our Referral Program.
  • PERFORMANCE INCENTIVES: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.
  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: FSAs  help you pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE/ACCIDENTAL DEATH AND DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE: If you want extra protection for yourself and your eligible dependents, you have the option to elect supplemental life insurance. D&D covers death or dismemberment from an accident only.
  • SHORT- AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: Disability insurance plans are designed to provide income protection while you recover from a disability.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - See Below Instructions On The Best Way To Apply

ProSidian Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ProSidian Consulting has made a pledge to the Hiring Our Heroes Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the “I Hire Military” Initiative of The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) for the State of North Carolina. All applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of Veteran Status.

Furthermore, we believe in "HONOR ABOVE ALL"  - be successful while doing things the right way. The pride comes out of the challenge; the reward is excellence in the work.

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