Health and Safety Coordinator

BRC · San Jose, California
Department BRC
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 65,000

POSITION:                                 Health and Safety Coordinator

PROGRAM/LOCATION:             Bocarrdo  Reception Center

SUPERVISOR:                            Facilities Director  

STATUS:                                    Full-time, Non-exempt



Program Summary:

HomeFirst is a leading provider of services, shelter and housing opportunities to the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Santa Clara County. HomeFirst has several multiservice facilities that offer numerous programs and services, including year-round emergency shelters, Bridge and Interim Housing sites, a medical clinic, public benefits enrollment and advocacy, job search and retention assistance, group workshops and additional resources, information and referral to community partners, housing search and financial assistance, and free restroom, shower, and laundry facilities.


HomeFirst facilities are open and staffed seven days per week, 24 hours per day. Our focus is on providing a safe environment and the necessities of life.




  • Monitor PPE use at sites
  • Monitor and ensure availability of PPE and cleaning supplies, reorder as needed
  • Enforce social distancing requirements in conjunction with Infection Control Programs
  • Implement safety policies ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations
  • Conduct hazard assessments and safety inspections to measure effectiveness
  • Gather and report data on site safety performance, compliance, and incidents
  • Stay current on safety related regulatory requirements (OSHA) and use relevant information to implement programs, achieve compliance and minimize risks
  • Identify unsafe and hazardous conditions and recommend appropriate corrective action
  • Maintain documentation of the company's safety procedures, accidents and related events
  • Act as a liaison between management and external safety agencies, such as fire and insurance personnel
  • Partner with management to ensure all new hires receive safety orientation, and manage annual training requirements for existing employees
  • Local travel is required (must have valid driver’s license)
  • Always conduct business with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct including a sense of responsibility for assigned duties
  • Follow all HomeFirst Services policies and Standard Operating Procedures as instructed
  • Other related duties as assigned or required



  • Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Must be able to work autonomously to identify and solve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in Food Safety and Handling a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • Must have experience developing, implementing and executing health and safety programs in accordance with company policies
  • Experience working in Occupational Health and Safety or related field preferred




Home First is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment   without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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