EHS&S , Specialist I

Location:  San Rafael, California Category: Compliance


Who We Are

It takes a village, and at BioMarin our corporate groups are the people behind our success. Groups such as IT, Finance, Legal, Global Compliance & Ethics, and our People Team provide foundational support of all areas of operation at BioMarin.

Position description

The EHS&S Specialist I supports the overall BioMarin Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) operations, with focus on Injury/Illness Recordkeeping, Training Administration and Training Development.  This position will report directly to the Associate Director, EHS&S Program and Assurance.


This position is based in BioMarin’s corporate headquarters located in San Rafael, California.


This position is not offered as a fully remote role, but a hybrid role may be considered.


Key responsibilities

  • Injury/Illness Recordkeeping
    • Manage the intake, tracking and recordkeeping of workplace injuries and illness.
    • Maintain injury/illness records in accordance with regulations.
    • Utilize the Incident Management System software.
    • Update, and manage any written documentation relating to the program.
    • Work directly with internal partners and stakeholders.


  • Training Administration and Development
    • Update and maintain EHS&S training assignments and records in the Learning Management System (LMS).
    • Update and maintain EHS&S training catalog.
    • Respond to users’ questions and issues related to the LMS and EHS&S training
    • Develop EHS&S training.


  • General
    • Assist in development of environment, health and safety policies, procedures, and related documents.
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal partners/stakeholders.
    • Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
    • Use EHS&S and company software systems effectively.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.





  • 2-5 years prior experience with bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, Safety, Engineering, or relevant discipline



  • Prior experience managing injury/illness and training records.
  • Prior experience using a Learning Management System such as LearnShare and Incident Management System software.
  • Prior experience in a biopharmaceutical setting
  • Prior experience developing EHS related training.


Qualification guidelines


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.


  • Up to 25% local and domestic travel may be required.


  • No direct reports

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.