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Environmental Operations Manager
Environmental Affairs Section, Office of Environmental Health and Safety
15 August 2014
Yale University is looking for an Environmental Operations Manager. Join our progressive Office of Environmental Health and Safety at one of the world’s premier universities. Yale provides generous benefits and strongly supports EHS. On the Long Island Sound, New Haven has outstanding arts, dining, theater and other culture, and is close to all the beauty of New England and the fun of New York City. Campus architecture is amazing.
Job Summary: Reporting to the Environmental Affairs Manager, the individual who fills this position will lead Yale’s comprehensive program for the management of regulated waste (i.e., radioactive, chemical, biomedical, universal, mixed and multihazardous). Seven technicians report to this position. As a workgroup, they oversee the safe and compliant generation, minimization, collection, transport, accumulation, storage, treatment and disposal of Yale’s regulated waste. Yale’s Environmental Operations Manager oversees five less-than-90 day storage facilities, four radioactive waste facilities and an on-site autoclave-shredder to treat biomedical waste. Yale holds radioactive waste for decay-in-storage, labpacks chemical waste and bulks waste solvents. For these activities, the workgroup is responsible for compliance with the various applicable laws as well as overall protection of health and the environment. This position is expected to create a supportive, productive, team-oriented work environment that provides excellent customer service. As a member of EHS’ leadership team, the Environmental Operations Manager will promote collaboration within EHS as well as the campus community, to further our proactive and service-oriented relationships with students, faculty and staff. It is vital that the successful candidate have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Required Qualifications: Four or more years of progressively responsible regulatory hazardous waste program management experience at a research university, government research facility, medical research center or a similar research/higher education work environment. Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field (Master’s degree preferred). Excellent writing, speaking, training and technical skills are required.
Please apply. Salary range is $75,000 to $97,000. Relocation assistance is available. Applications must be submitted on line via www.yale.edu/jobs (Refer to STARS Req ID 26880BR). For more information and the full description, please contact Stephanie Perry, Lead Administrator, Office of Environmental Health & Safety, Yale University, (203) 737-2122, stephanie.perry**At_Symbol_Here**yale.edu.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
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