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Occupational Health & Safety Trainer

Job Type: Professional


John A. Logan College seeks a full-time trainer to organize and conduct occupational health and safety training for workers, unions, governmental entities, and community organizations. The person in this role will be responsible for educating employees about their roles and responsibilities in keeping the workplace safe by providing training in OSHA requirements and other pertinent safety topics

Essential Functions & Position Duties:

Specific Job Duties:

  • Train workers on Occupational Safety and Health topics through workshops, conferences, and seminars in the John A Logan region
  • Prepare course content and 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 training
  • Attend professional development seminars affiliated with local, state, and national organizations to maintain knowledge in the work area
  • Contribute to the success of the team through actions and ideas to facilitate the efforts of other team members
  • Obtain(within two months of hire date) and maintain OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor Certifications
  • Promote the College and the Workforce offerings
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Duties must be performed on the John A Logan campus or designated locations

Required Qualifications:

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

Experience: Three (3) years experience working with occupational safety issues or the equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Master’s Degree in Workforce Development, Occupational Safety, or related field 

Experience preferred: Five (5) years experience working with occupational safety issues.  Experience in teaching occupational health and safety topics.  OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor Certifications 

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled

Type of Position: Full-time; Professional; Level 1  

Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday, can vary based on training needs 

Salary range starts at $40,000 -$50,000

Complete a John A. Logan College professional application and submit a resume. Current employees may complete an internal application and submit a resume.  You may contact the Office of Human Resources at

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.