The Port of Longview is recruiting for the position of Safety Program Manager. This position will lead a coordinated effort to create and maintain a culture of safety resulting in safe work practices and the reduction of injuries and hazards to employees, customers and visitors. This position will create, maintain, and implement, through day to day operations and required trainings, the Port’s Safety program port wide, which includes programs that are specific to Port Operations, Maintenance and Administrative departments. This position is responsible for identifying the risk and loss exposures facing the Port, evaluating and implementing appropriate risk control options and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to create policies, plans and procedures related to injury prevention, employee safety and health, risk transfer, emergency response, natural hazard mitigation and business continuity. This position also promotes industry resiliency through on-going emergency management programs, trainings and activities. Prior work experience in a maritime cargo operations and/or rail environment is highly preferred.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, safety and health, emergency management, risk management, or associated related fields. Previous job experience requires a minimum of 5 years management level experience in the development and administration of safety and health training programs, claims administration or investigation and mitigation of accidents in an industrial multi-disciplined environment. Completion of National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) training courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-300, IS-400 and IS-700 is preferred. Prior collaborative work experience involving trade represented employee groups (especially in the maritime environment) is preferred. A valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) is a requirement of the position. Experience in Emergency Management is highly desirable.
Operating since 1921, the Port of Longview has eight marine terminals and waterfront industrial property spanning 835 acres on the deep-draft Columbia River, 66 miles from the Pacific Ocean in Southwest Washington state.
The Port plays an important role in economic development by creating jobs in manufacturing and international trade. Here at the Port, we develop infrastructure to support thes...e jobs, creating a positive economic ripple that strengthens the local community.
International trade has grown since 1921, and the types of cargos handled by the Port have diversified. Our cargo handling specialties include all types of bulk cargos and breakbulk commodities such as steel, lumber, logs, grain, minerals, fertilizers, pulp, paper, wind energy, project and heavy-lift cargo.