You are here

National COSH — Jobs Board

Here are current job openings from our network of health and safety and worker advocacy organizations. If you have a job offering you would like to see listed here, please email us.

Director at Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PhilaPOSH): Responsible for the overall staffing, programming, fiscal operations, and fundraising for the organization. The Director reports to the Board of Directors and its Officers. More details

Freelance Writer for the New Jersey Education Association’s NJEA Review: The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) seeks a freelance writer to conceptualize, research and compose ten 1,000-word byline articles a year on school health and safety issues for the New Jersey Education Association’s NJEA Review. You will be expected to spend approximately 12 hours per article. Pay is $500 per article. Articles will be due for review one week before the end of the month from February to April 2018 and then July 2018 through April 2019 and so on for each school year. You will need to interview WEC staff, NJEA UniServ field representatives, NJEA local association officers and members, and WEC industrial hygiene consultants to conceptualize and research the articles. Internet research may also be needed. Preference given to individuals who have written for or about labor unions and union activism and organizing. See past articles online here. Submit letter of interest, resume, and two applicable writing samples to by close of business January 31, 2017. No calls.

Summer Internship with Occupational Health Internship Program: The Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP) is a national summer program dedicated to help students learn about the field of occupational safety and health (OSH) from those most at stake: working people. Teams of two students are placed with a union or worker organization to investigate job-related health and safety problems among workers, often employed in an under-served or a high hazard job. Deadline to apply is February 16, 2018More details

Research Analyst at the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union (RWDSU): Seeking a Research Analyst to be based in New York City to provide research for collective bargaining, contract administration, internal and external organizing, and industry analysis within the Union’s jurisdictional sectors. Deadline to apply February 5, 2018. More details

Nursing Practice Representative with National Nurses United: The Nursing Practice Representative serves as a general resource on nursing practice, and patient and social advocacy issues for the organization. More details

Research Scientist at the New York Department of Health: Responsible for overseeing occupational health and safety programs using occupational health surveillance data to design worksite interventions. More details.

Worker Empowerment Clinic Director at Fe y Justicia Worker Center: The Worker Empowerment Clinic Director leads client education and consultation, direct casework, and referral services through a network of volunteers sustained jointly with the Worker Justice Organizer. More details

Program Officer for the Public Health Program (PHP) at Open Society Foundations: The PHP seeks a full-time Program Officer based in New York to develop and implement grant-making strategies that advance the health and human rights of sex workers and undocumented migrants. More details.

Program Coordinator for the Manhattan Justice for Workers Initiative at NYCOSH: Outreach to low wage workers, supporting workers in reporting violations of their rights, whether civil or criminal, and coordinating a collaborative of worker organizations participating in the project. More details.

Staff Attorney at Worker Justice Center of New York: Maintain an active litigation docket focused on labor and employment claims on behalf of low-wage workers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. More details.

Labor and Employment Paralegal at Worker Justice Center of New York: Provide critical case support to WJCNY's attorneys focusing on the labor & employment docket, with a focus on client intake, client contact and litigation support. More details

Victim Services Case Manager at Worker Justice Center of New York: Focus on providing case management services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and/or human trafficking, with an emphasis on farmworker women and adult U.S. and foreign born survivors of human trafficking. More details

Dying for Work Fellow with MassCOSH: The Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH), a nonprofit coalition that organizes and advocates safe and healthy working conditions, is seeking part-time fellow to collect, analyze and report on worker fatalities in Massachusetts in 2017. More details.

Labor Economist with AFSCME: Searching for a candidate to perform a wide variety of analyses involving collective bargaining, outsourcing, financial analysis, and public finance. More details

Outreach Staff at Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health: Seeking an individual with experience advocating for workers, knowledge of OSHA, DOL, NLRB and experience with targeted industries. More details.

Staff Support Position at Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health: Seeking an individual to assist with financial and programmatic reporting, materials reproduction and organization, design and produce organizational communications, as well as website and social media updates. More details

Research & Education Specialist with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union: Conduct quantitative and qualitative research, including financial analysis, industry, corporate and issue research. More details

Communications Coordinator with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON): NDLON seeks a motivated and dynamic Communications Organizer to coordinate a fast paced and high intensity of media work. More details

Co-Director of Development with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON): Qork closely with the current Director of Development and the Grants Manager to develop and implement NDLON’s Development and Sustainability Strategy. More details.

Communications/Health Specialist at The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR): Responsible for researching and developing content (in the form of articles, news items, educational materials, press releases, etc.), photographs, and graphics for use in print and online media. More details.

Medical Director at The Center for Construction Research and Training: Seeking a full time medical director to work in our Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters. More details.

Research Scientist at The Center for Construction Research and Training: Report directly to CPWR’s research to practice (r2p) Director and collaborate with an outstanding team of other CPWR directors and staff. More details

Training Specialist at The Center for Construction Research and Training: Work as part of a team to ensure the delivery of CPWR’s Construction Consortium for Hazardous Waste Training and National Resource Center (NRC) courses remains at the highest quality. More details.

Occupational Health and Safety Trainer at Make the Road New York: Seeking a full-time trainer with a great sense of responsibility and desire to contribute her/his best to support the organization’s occupational health and safety program and organizing work. More details.

Industrial Hygienist with NYCOSH: The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking an industrial hygienist to provide technical services to workers throughout downstate Metropolitan New York. More details

Associate Director at The Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment (BCCHE): BCCHE at Queens College, CUNY, seeks a trained occupational medicine physician or other physician with equivalent experience to become associate director of a national occupational medicine screening program at university-based occupational and environmental health research institute. Respond to: Ms. Sharon Peyser, speyser@qc.cuny.eduMore details

Worker Health and Safety Advocate with Public Citizen: The worker health and safety advocate will play a leading role managing Congress Watch’s policy and advocacy on occupational health and safety, including whistleblower rights, health policy, defense policy, and environmental policy when appropriate, and manage related public education and outreach. More details

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Trainer at Make the Road New York: Seeking a highly motivated, organized and dedicated trainer with a great sense of responsibility and desire to contribute her/his best to support the organization’s occupational health and safety program and organizing work. More details.

Campaign Organizer for Jersey Renews: The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) seeks a full-time, experienced Campaign Organizer based in our Trenton-area office to organize and expand a dynamic, statewide grassroots advocacy campaign, Jersey Renews. More details.

Director of Hazardous Materials Training Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Responsible for managing the Hazardous Materials Training Program and all aspects of its programs. More details.

Research Scientist-Knowledge Translation at The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR): Report directly to CPWR's research to practice Director and colloborate with an outstanding team of other CPWR directors and staff. More details. 

TURI Cleaning Laboratory Specialist at UMass Lowell: Assists the Director of Laboratory Services in carrying out the work of the Toxics Use Reduction Institute's (TURI) Cleaning Laboratory by focusing primarily on assisting Massachusetts companies with testing in the lab and providing on-site assistance with implementation of process changes. More details.

Director of Organizing at Interfaith Worker Justice: Experienced organizer with management experience to lead IWJ's organizing department. More details.

Safety and Health Specialist with Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America: Provides technical assistance on construction and general OSH issues to all affiliates of the Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA). More details

Outreach Coordinator at Women's Voices For the Earth: Part-time Outreach Coordinator to direct grassroots organizing and outreach in support of their campaigns. More details

Health and Safety Director with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union/UFCW: Director for the Health and Safety Department. More details