Environmental Health & Safety Advisor


LOCATION: Dublin South

Environmental Health & Safety Advisor

Essential – relevant Degree, car owner, full licence and qualified Trainer. 

Salary: c. €50K

Facilities Management Services company seeking an EHS Advisor with flexibility to work on client sites throughout the greater Dublin area.



  • Degree in Environment Health & Safety
  • Knowledge of ISO14001
  • Manual Handling training qualified
  • DSE Assessor qualified
  • As part of the EHS team, you will be responsible for providing a professional health and safety services both on a client(s) sites and in-house.
  • The roles and responsibilities of the position(s) will include the following:
  • Developing and administering procedures (including safety statement, risk assessments and associated safety / environmental management system documentation) to ensure compliance with Environmental Health and Safety legislative and other requirements (including ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001)
  • Preparation and implementation of site emergency preparedness and response plan(s)
  • Providing expert advice on environmental health and safety to the client(s)
    • Conducting and reviewing risk assessments and monitoring the implementation of control measures
    • Conducting site health and safety inspections and production of reports
    • Assisting with health promotion & safety awareness campaigns
    • Ensuring contractor safety management arrangements are established and implemented across all applicable locations;
    • Completing VDU / DSE workstation assessments and reports
  • Maintaining close liaison with all departments to ensure implementation of regulations pertaining to Environmental Health and SafetyMaintaining systems of auditing and in accordance with current Health andSafety legislation, Codes of Safety Practice and internal / site based policies and procedures
  • Investigating and formal recording and reporting of accidents or incidents onsite
  • Taking a leading role in safety groups and communications forums where health and safety matters are discussed
  • Maintaining records and systems necessary to fulfil health and safety policy requirements including those containing confidential information
  • Advising on and implementing occupational health requirements
  • Developing and delivering information and training to staff / clients in core safety subjects and also specialist health and safety areas
  • Providing advice regarding staff environmental health and safety training and competency requirements to the client(s)
  • Organising and delivering a variety of training courses to managers and staff within the organisation covering such topics as; Health and Safety for managers and supervisors, risk assessment, hazardous substances, display screen equipment, office safety and fire safety
  • Producing professional reports to management as required relating to matters of health and safety management
  • Developing in-house communications/ publications on topical EH&S matters
  • Promoting EHS standards throughout the company


Essential Requirements

  • Degree in environmental health and safety
  • A strong working knowledge of ISO14001
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a similar role in customer service driven environments
  • Excellent knowledge of environmental health and safety legislation, regulations, standards and other relevant requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft IT applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Organisational Skills, must be able to multitask
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm and Reliability
  • Fluency in English
  • Full clean drivers licence


Angela Dunne

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants

85-86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2


Tel:    + 353 1 6797766

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Consultant for this Job:

Angela Dunne

Senior Consultant