Job opportunity: OPP seeks Safety and Occupational Health Manager
March 28, 2022
The NSF Office of Polar Programs is searching for searching for a Safety and Occupational Health Manager to help ensure that Antarctica and the Arctic research is as safe as reasonably possible and meets various Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) standards.
The selected candidate:
- will help design and implement NSF OPP Safety and Occupational Health policy and applicable OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards.
- is required to have expert knowledge of mountaineering and wilderness safety standards.
- must have commitment to high standards, a considerable breadth of interest and receptivity to new ideas, a strong sense of fairness, good judgement, and a high degree of personal integrity.
The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2022 budget of $8.8 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.