Bilingual Safety Clerk - Contract

Chicago, IL 60632

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: NA4141627810 Compensation: $17-18.5 / hour

Job Description

Title: Bilingual Safety Clerk

Location: Chicago IL


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
We are actively seeking a dynamic and bilingual Safety Clerk to become an integral part of our Environmental Health, Safety, and Facilities Department. This role involves engaging in the day-to-day operations of the department, including data entry, report generation, and various administrative tasks. By providing essential administrative and clerical support, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless functioning of our organization.

Job Duties:
  • Conduct safety orientations and training for new personnel, fostering a secure work environment.
  • Prepare and create insightful analyses, reports, charts, tables, and presentations.
  • Monitor attendance for meetings and training sessions, encompassing Safety Committee meetings, Safety Toolbox Talks, and additional safety-related documentation and training activities.
  • Collaborate in executing and documenting Safety and Environmental audits, as well as facilitating walk-around inspections.
  • Exhibit exceptional prioritization skills when managing multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Demonstrate tact and professionalism in interactions with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain organized EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) files and assist in overseeing compliance tracking and recordkeeping obligations.
  • Research, procure, and manage personnel protective equipment, ensuring comprehensive safety measures.
  • Core Competencies:
    • Fluent proficiency in Spanish is a mandatory requirement.
    • Aptitude for managing multiple priorities concurrently with finesse.
    • Exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Possess excellent organizational capabilities.
  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum requirement of a High School Diploma or GED.
    • Preferred: Completion of two years of college or equivalent relevant work experience.
    • Must hold a valid Illinois Driver's License.
    • Highly desirable: Ability to conduct training for others.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Maintain the highest standards of confidentiality.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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