From: "Sarachick, Daniel"
Subject: Laboratory Safety Specialist Position at Brown University Date: January 4, 2012 4:22:30 PM EST *Laboratory Safety Specialist* Brown University's Department of Environmental Health and Safety, located in Providence, Rhode Island is seeking a Laboratory Safety Specialist who will provide support to faculty, students and staff to help facilitate, assess, and promote a safe and healthy working environment in research laboratories and research support spaces. The major responsibilities for this position will be to conduct laboratory and biological safety inspections, assess ventilation equipment (fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, snorkels, etc), and assist in the day-to-day management of the University's Laboratory Safety Program. This position will also be involved with environmental compliance, radiation safety, emergency response and other safety and compliance related projects. *Qualifications*: · B.S. required in Biology, Chemistry, or life science related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience managing Environmental Health & Safety programs. · Experience working in Research Laboratory, Safety Department or Environmental Compliance. · Capable of obtaining medical clearances for using respiratory protection necessary for HAZMAT response. · Demonstrated interpersonal skills including good presentation and public speaking skills. · Must be able to obtain IATA and DOT hazardous materials shipping certifications. · Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds to shoulder height. · Will be required to work with or around hazardous materials. · May need to enter contaminated zones and areas that are immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH), wearing appropriate PPE As an emergency responder. · Will be required to wear Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). *To apply* for this position, please visit the Brown University Career website at: http://careers.brown.edu *Reference job number K00038*. Brown University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA. -- Daniel Sarachick Assistant Director & Chemical Hygiene Officer Environmental Health & Safety Box 1914, 164 Angell Street Brown University Providence, RI 02912 401-863-1737 (office) 401-640-2744 (mobile)
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