• Environmental Health & Safety / Business Continuity / Emergency Response Consultant

    Location(s) US-CA-San Jose
    Professional Services
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • About the Role

    This could be your ideal job if you are excited about emergency planning and preparedness and have 3-5 years of experience in emergency management or business continuity, and are interested in the dynamic world of consulting. You should have a degree in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Public Administration, or related field (or relevant experience). In this role you will be working either on site at one of our client locations as an extension of their Safety/Security organization and/or working on a variety of consulting projects from BSI’s offices in Northern or Southern California. Projects are variable and challenging.
    The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate strengths in one or more of the following areas:
    • Incident Command Structure (ICS) principles
    • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) methodologies
    • Continuity of Operations (COOP) principles
    • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards
    • Hazard identification
    • Risk Assessment
    • Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) or Emergency Action Plan (EAP) development
    • Business Continuity Planning and development
    • Development of Emergency Management or Business Continuity programs either independently or with support from more experienced consultants
    •  Scheduling meetings and working with client employees directly in a professional manner.
    • Providing employee education and coaching in safe work practices to prevent injury and illness.
    • Supporting Emergency Management and Business Continuity Team development
    • Developing and delivering Emergency Management and Business Continuity training
    • Developing and/or executing emergency drills or exercises
    • Emergency Management or Business Continuity assessments/general program compliance audits
    • Writing technical reports

    About You

    Ideally you will have 3-5 years of experience including:
    • Writing or supporting development of emergency plans
    • Writing or supporting development of business continuity plans
    • Previous consulting experience
    • Developing or conducting drills and exercises of different sizes and scopes
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to gather and organize data from multiple sources
    • Ability to plan and implement projects
    • May be required to work with or in an environment that contains chemicals or hazardous materials
    • Basic computer skills, with experience in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    Preferred skills/experience
    • Working knowledge of healthcare regulations and standards for Emergency Management
    • Familiarity with WebEOC, E-TEAM, Veoci or other incident management software
    • Familiarity with OnSolve, Everbridge, RAVE, or other emergency notification tools
    • Emergency response/First Responder
    • Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) or Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) certification
    • Other emergency management or business continuity certifications will be considered, such as CHEP, CEDP, MBCI, or any certification from Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI).
    In addition, the following skills are important to be a successful consultant at BSI:
    • Maintaining timely response and documentation consistent with program standards
    • Building effective working relationships with teams of consultant and clients in all areas
    • Performing project management and internal customer management
    • Interacting effectively with clients to identify BSI services
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to use mathematics (including basic algebra)
    • Ability to gather and organize data from multiple sources
    • Ability to plan and implement projects
    • A team player
    • Outgoing
    • Friendly
    • Organized
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to meet deadlines reliably
    • MUST work well and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    • MUST have excellent follow-up and follow-through with clients and team.
    • Ability to support clients throughout Northern or Southern California (depending on primary office location), but may be required to travel to other areas occasionally

    About BSI

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions is a strategic Environmental, Health and Safety management consulting firm. We are experts in helping organizations create highly effective solutions that minimize risk, reduce operating costs, and leverage our client's competitive advantage. Our clients include the nation's leading industry leaders, including high technology, biotech, and manufacturing companies. Our consultants represent the best of the best in EHS Management Consulting. As a BSI consultant, you have access to world-class clients and leaders in the EHS world, and EHS is our business, not a department. We encourage and support continuous learning and development in technical, business and operational areas so you can reach multiple career goals at BSI.
    Benefits of Working at BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    BSI's comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. The program is designed to attract, retain, and reward the people responsible for the company’s success and growth. It provides employees and their families with security for today and help in planning for tomorrow. It also expresses the support we give our employees in helping to maintain a balance of life at work and life outside of work.
    We offer regular employees who work 24 hours or more per week, the following benefit programs:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Health Care Reimbursement Account
      • Dependent Day Care Account
    • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Investment in Professional Growth
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Professional Development
    • Reward Programs
    • Time Off
     Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability


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