Trigon Associates, llc

Health Safety & Security Officer – Haiti

Trigon Associates, llc has an immediate need for a full-time Health Safety & Security (HS&S) Officer to support a rehabilitation project at the Cap Haitien Port (CHP), in Cap Haitien. This project is on behalf of USAID/Haiti Mission in partnership with the Government of Haiti (GOH) – represented by the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications.  The HS&S Officer will work with the Chief of Party (COP) and Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer as well as other team members working at the project site.

The HS&S Officer will primarily be responsible for ensuring that the contractor complies with all relevant health, safety, and security regulations on-site, as well as for developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the safety of employees, visitors, and contractors. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conducting regular safety and security audits and inspections;
  • Assisting with conducting risk assessments;
  • Checking contractor safety measures and enforcing preventative measures;
  • Reviewing all contractor safety submittals, shop drawing, and preconstruction submittals;
  • Monitoring contractor compliance and adherence to their safety plans;
  • Performing routine Surveillance/Audits of site Contractor Quality Control Programs;
  • Reviewing documentation for the certification of construction and testing equipment;
  • Ensuring that all employees, visitors and contractors are aware of and comply with health, safety and security policies and procedures;
  • Investigating health, safety and security accidents and incidents and making recommendations for corrective action;
  • Providing training to employees on health, safety and security issues;
  • Maintaining records of all health, safety and security incidents and investigations;
  • Serving as a liaison with project stakeholders on health, safety and security matters; and
  • Staying up to date with changes in health, safety and security legislation and best practice.

Successful candidates will possess the followings skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, safety management, engineering or related concentration;
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety;
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and other applicable regulations;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in health, safety, and security management on construction of ports or similar maritime facilities or other construction facilities;
  • Diligent with great attention to detail;
  • Proficient written and spoken English and French skills are required;
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Candidates who also have experience with USAID-funded projects are preferred.

For more details regarding this position, please email a cover letter and CV to

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