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Occupational Health and Safety Trainer

Job Type: Professional


John A. Logan College is looking for a full-time Occupational Health and Safety Trainer to coordinate and deliver occupational health and safety training sessions for workers, unions, government bodies, and community groups. The individual in this position will educate employees on their duties and obligations in maintaining a safe work environment by offering training on OSHA regulations and other relevant safety subjects.

Education & Experience Requirements

Education: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

Experience: Five (5) years of experience working with occupational safety issues or equivalent. A college degree in Occupational Safety and Health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

Education Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Workforce Development, Occupational Safety, or a closely related field

Experience Preferred: More than five (5) years of experience working with occupational safety issues; experience teaching occupational health and safety topics, and / or an OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor Certification is desirable

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Train workers on Occupational Safety & Health topics through workshops, conferences, and seminars in the John A. Logan College region
  • Prepare course content
  • Complete and submit all paperwork associated with the training
  • Assist with seeking out businesses that might benefit from our training services
  • Maintain a relationship with businesses to ensure their training needs are being met
  • Travel to business sites to conduct trainings
  • Attend professional development seminars that are affiliated with local, state, and national organizations to maintain knowledge in the OSHA area of knowledge
  • Contribute to the success of the team through actions and ideas to facilitate the efforts of other team members
  • Promote the College and the Workforce offerings
  • Obtain and maintain OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor Certification

Non-Essential Functions of the Position

Other duties as assigned. Duties must be performed on the John A. Logan College campus or designated location

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled

Type of Position: Full-time; Professional

Hours: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Mondays – Fridays

Salary range starts at: $40,000

Complete a John A. Logan College Professional Application or an Internal Application and submit a resume.  You may contact the Office of Human Resources at

John A. Logan College
Attn: Office of Human Resources (C116)
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

John A. Logan College is an equal-opportunity employer. John A. Logan does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law.