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Regional Director, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Detroit, MI Competitive plus Great Benefits

Regional Director, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Location: Detroit, MI |
Salary: Competitive plus Great Benefits |
Posted: 27 Mar 2020 |
Closes: 30 Jun 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/710250/189049

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Regional Director, Health, Safety and Environment. The Regional Director, Health, Safety and Environment provides direct management of various Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) functions and support for Vice President, HSE in rollout and implementation of safety programs, policies, and new initiatives.  Ensures that management and project personnel are aware of and in compliance with all regulatory agencies, such as OSHA, EPA, etc.  Prepares reports, manages all safety incidents, takes corrective action, and makes recommendations to management for continuous improvement.

This position provides regional leadership and direction for the G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) program. Works to develop and continuously improve the programs, policies, and procedures through innovation while maintaining compliance with all Federal, State, and Local safety and environmental regulatory standards. Serves as a company representative to external regulatory agencies such as OSHA or EPA, groups such as the National Safety Council, and customers. Prepares metrics reports, manages incidents, and works with all G4S groups to develop and maintain a world class health, safety and environment program.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Develop the overall strategy of continuous improvement for G4S HSE within the region
  • Develop and implement programs, policies, and procedures in accordance with safety standards
  • Provide oversight on leading investigations in conjunction with regional management and supervision
  • Develop, revise, and implement health, safety and environment policies, programs, and procedures
  • Conduct site inspections and interface with individual site project managers, supervisors, employees, and HSE professionals
  • Manage direct report staff to include professional development, support, and approvals
  • Develop and manage group budget in compliance with G4S strategic financial goals
  • Enforce Federal, State, Local, company, customer and project health, safety and environment regulations, policies and procedures
  • Work with regional management and supervision in promoting and maintaining G4S' safety culture.
  • Solicit and collaborate with all levels of the G4S organization in enhancing and promoting the HSE programs, policies and procedures
  • Assist in development and establishment of regional and local safety committees as well as participation in those committees
  • Assist in the development and establishment of local office safety coordinators
  • Interface on safety matters with customer contacts and assist with safety assessments for new customers
  • Make companywide, regional, and local safety and training communications; address issues
  • Provide HSE technical expertise
  • Maintain knowledge of all safety-related trends and research safety issues for the refinement of programs
  • Draft, review, and finalize region’s safety reports and safety records
  • Work with Third Party Administrators (TPA) for contractor approval (e.g., ISNetWorld, Avetta, etc.) as well as TPA Management Company
  • Interface with company Risk Management department and insurance carriers
  • Monitor subcontract safety programs and incidents as required
  • Review Request for Proposals (RFP) for health, safety and environment concerns

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, HSE Management, Safety Engineering, or a related field
  • Must possess one or more of the following certifications:
    • Current Associate Safety Professional (ASP), or be able to obtain ASP within 12 months of hire and CSP within 24 months
    • Current Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or be able to obtain CSP within 12 months if currently ASP certified
    • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification and/or foreign (non-US) certifications
  • Must possess one or more of the following:  
    • Completion of the OSHA 500 course for the construction industry
    • Completion of the OSHA 501 course for general industry
  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years of health and safety related management experience within the safety environment
  • Work history must demonstrate a working knowledge of regulatory standards and associated laws related to safety and environment
  • Must have experience with Google platform programs

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must have effective communication skills in interpreting requirements, providing reports, and advising senior management
  • Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must have the ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret regulations, standards, and specifications, as well as common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and other documents
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Office and field environments; minimal exposure to extreme temperatures is expected

Major or special activity:  Working on PC while sitting; telephone use

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Limited, to include some: standing, bending, maneuvering up to 25 pounds, and limited stretching and reaching

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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