By Light HQ

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist (Western Range)

Job Locations US-CA-Vandenberg AFB
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/21/2022 10:29 AM)
# of Openings
IT Support
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Full Spectrum Operations (FSO) in conjunction with By Light is seeking Occupational Health and Safety Specialist administrates general and specific safety policies, procedures, and measures in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and coordinates, develops, and presents safety compliance training.


  • Typical duties include coordination of safety compliance and safety requests with the proper follow through to a solution that meets the organization’s needs; coordinating, researching, preparing, and presenting safety training, while working with functional managers to identify safety hazards and special safety training needs; as well as writing safety plans, policies, and procedures including coordinating the development of the organization’s emergency management and disaster recovery plans.
  • As the Safety and Logistics Specialist, conducts departmental chemical inventories and performs federal, state, and local required inspections such as machine guarding, lock-out/tag-out, respirators, personnel lifts, hand and power tools, Personal Protective Equipment, forklifts, and quarterly building inspections.
  • This position administrates the Hazard Communication Program (waste removal & recycling); fulfills OSHA 300A reporting requirements; conducts, prepares, and/or organizes general local training as needed; maintains safety training records; submits annual budget estimates and tracks expenses related to safety and training administration
  • This position supports the organization’s logistics program and warehouse as needed and works adjacent to, and directly supports FSO’s Logistics Manager.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • An Associate’s degree with knowledge and one year of relevant experience in U.S. Government Mission Support Operations and Logistics Support, including familiarity and proficiency with power tools, hand tools, forklifts and Pallet Jacks as well as a general understanding and the ability to interpret federal, state and local health and safety regulations applicable to Full Spectrum Operations are required for this position.
  • Two years of Safety Training experience and OSHA 30 hour General Industry Certification are also required. Strong computer skills are necessary (MS Office suite and general computer navigation), as well as follow through of assignments in a timely manner with attention to detail.
  • This position requires excellent communication and people skills with the ability to present information in an interesting and appealing manner both orally and in print as well as the ability to perform in various working environments. 

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight.


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