[Vacancy]: Safety Program Coordinator Needed at US Embassy

March 27, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the Safety Program Coordinator (Senior Level POSHO Assistant) in the Facility Management office.


Incumbent serves as the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) assistant (senior level) with responsibility for assisting the POSHO in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Office of Safety Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Office of Fire Protection (FIRE) programs at the post as required by 15 FAM. Directly inspects and evaluates all government-owned, newly leased, and existing properties to ensure they meet SHEM and FIRE requirements.

Conducts numerous safety surveys, prepares reports, and conducts follow-up inspections to ensure compliance. The individual maintains a statistical database and hazardous materials inventory. Acts as the post-fire warden and organizes or assists post-fire marshal in executing fire drills, investigates, and reports fire-related occurrences to Washington. Corrects all infractions found by OBO/SHEM, OBO/FIRE, Annual Inspection Summary (15 FAM), and other investigations. Serves as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for safety-related contracts.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety and health, engineering, architecture, or facilities management is required.
  • Experience: Four (4) years of experience in the maintenance or construction field performing repair work or in the field of occupational safety working as a construction supervisor or quality control assurance inspector or POSHO assistant is required.

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