Job Description Template: Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager

How to use this template: Expertly craft a post for the open HSE Manager position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

HSE Manager Job Description

Full-Time | On-site/Hybrid | [Location]

$70,000-$110,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example:

Our core mission is building commercial spaces where businesses and employees can thrive and grow. Our beautiful, functional spaces reflect our commitment to our broader community. People love working here, and we love helping our people grow and flourish in their careers.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our health, safety, and environment (HSE) manager, you’ll lead our efforts to ensure our workplace is safe, healthy, and free of risks to the environment and our community. Your role will help keep our employees and contractors safe, while keeping our environment safe as well.

What You’ll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Identify and assess risks on our job sites, and develop plans to mitigate and eliminate those risks.
  • Ensure our company and all of our job sites are in compliance with local and federal regulations.
  • Help us build a risk-aware, safety-focused culture that serves our customers and our community with excellence.
  • Create an annual HSE plan and train employees and managers on updated procedures.
  • Drive our environmental and sustainability efforts forward to meet our targets.
  • Aim for a 100% safety record on all of our job sites.

What You’ll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • 5+ years of leadership experience in health and safety in construction-related projects
  • Deep knowledge of construction management methods, processes, and best practices
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Commitment to continuous education, improvement, and learning
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and construction management software

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Experience in change management, with exceptional communication and conflict management skills to drive needed changes in the organization.
  • Strong sense of self-motivation and drive to get things done.
  • Collaborative and open-minded leadership style.
  • Coaching and training skills.
  • Environmental, Risk Management, and/or Quality qualification.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in health, safety, engineering, or a related field.

What You’ll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

  • Great Company Culture: We’ve been recognized by multiple organizations for our great workplace culture.
  • Make an Impact: We give you freedom to grow and create within the company, regardless of your position.
  • Rest and Relaxation. Paid time off, and paid holidays.
  • Health Benefits. Medical with HSA and FSA options, dental and vision.
  • Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with a generous company match, and both legal and life insurance.
  • Educational Benefits. Whether you are a previous student, or currently enrolled in higher education, we can help cover some of those expenses.

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

All team members are required to undergo a background check and drug screen prior to their hire date.

[Company] is an equal opportunity employer.

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