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Staff Health & Safety Specialist

Staff Health & Safety Specialist – Portland

Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) is seeking a full-time entry level Staff Health & Safety Specialist. The idea candidate will have interest in working as part of an interdisciplinary team to support our clients with health, safety, and related environmental needs. As a Staff Health & Safety Specialist, you will complete facility visits, collect field data, and interact with clients to develop user friendly, site-specific programs and reports that comply with regulatory requirements while maximizing operational efficiency.

As a Staff Health & Safety Specialist you will…

  • Have experience and interest in occupational & environmental regulatory compliance, industrial hygiene & chemical exposure monitoring, and hazardous building material surveys.
  • Assist with project planning and reporting.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of proposal, scopes, schedules, and budgets for project work
  • Coordinate OSHA-required program development, such as emergency planning, lockout tagout, confined space, and respiratory protection.
  • Develop and help provide health and safety training.
  • Work independently and solicit input from mentors.

To thrive in this role, you must have…

  • Bachelors or graduate degree in Occupational Safety and Health, science, or a related field.
  • Experience at industrial sites/facilities a plus!
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification preferred
  • Sound technical capabilities and organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to focus on checklists and data tables.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to drive and willingness to travel (up to 30%) to regional projects
  • Ability to understand data, data integrity, scientific methods, the principles of industrial hygiene, and regulatory basics
  • Ability to effectively work as a team member, both individually and collaboratively
  • Familiarity drafting compliance programs

Who we are…

MFA is a multi-disciplinary consulting company improving our communities through our work with our clients. We are employee-owned and employee-minded. Come join MFA for the benefits to your career, the benefits to your community and also our benefits package:

  •  100% premium coverage for your medical/dental/vision and 76% for your dependents
  • Competitive paid time off plus nine paid holidays
  • Comp time program for exempt employees
  • Participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401k company match
  • Support for your professional growth through coaching and external training support

Our hiring process for this position

  • Initial Conversation with Recruiting/Onboarding Specialist
  • Interview with Hiring Manager
  • Interview with the Team

Compensation for hire: $65,500+ per year

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please apply today at


Here at MFA, we celebrate diversity and actively encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.  

MFA is a proud equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to being an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment decisions are based on job requirements, business needs, and individual qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military service, or any other status protected by laws and regulations