ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR
Operating Title ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR
Long Classification Title ENVIRONMENT HLTH&SAFTY COORDINATOR I
Location Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Department PSU Finance and Administration [PFFXXX]
Summary of Position
The EHS Coordinator position will perform a combination of laboratory safety and environmental compliance, as well as providing assistance to the EHS Manager with campus wide regulatory requirements and best management practices. This position will assist in the development and implementation of EHS policies and procedures and complete required inspections and recordkeeping for the EHS Office. The EHS Coordinator will support compliance regarding campus wide environmental, health, safety, including hazardous waste management issues. The EHS Coordinator will also assist with training faculty and staff to operate at optimum safety and will inspect, maintain, update and improve campus safety. In addition, the EHS Coordinator will provide management and oversite of the University‰??s Chemical Emergency Management System (CEMS) program and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management.
Additional Job Information
November 22, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University‰??s discretion.
Please provide contact information for three professional references that can speak to your work experience will be requested in the PSU application.
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0190FY17
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications
Bachelor‰??s Degree in Safety, Environmental, Chemistry or related field
Three to five years of experience in safety, environmental, CHO, or related field
Demonstrated background in chemistry and biology preferred
Obtain New Hampshire Hazardous Waste Coordinator Certifications and required DOT training within 90 days of hire.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, regulations, codes, and guidelines as related to program area, computer skills including spreadsheets and database management.
Ability to provide accurate minutes and excellent writing skills required.
Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
CIH preferred but not required
CHO experience preferred
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/24303
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.
We are transforming our campus to create a first-of-its-kind university organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide an interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels.
Our students will work in teams with faculty and partners within seven integrated clusters:
1. Exploration and Discovery
2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3. Arts and Technologies
4. Health and Human Enrichment
5. Justice and Security
6. Education, Democracy and Social Change
7. Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development
Our integrated cluster learning model creates an educational experience that will be second to none and strengthens our legacy of interdisciplinary study and experiential learning.
Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow‰??s leaders.
Posting Date 11/08/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information None applicable
Duties / Responsibilities
Administration of the Chemical Emergency Management System (CEMS) program, with assistance from the EHS Manager. Includes management and program oversite to ensure chemical inventory for the campus is current and accurate. Also includes, but not limited to; providing training to authorized users on how to add and delete inventory from the CEMS, ensure that Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are added to the CEMS data base as needed and are current, assist and support faculty, staff and local response agencies (when applicable) in the proper use of CEMS.
Work with the EHS Manager to design, deliver and coordinate lab safety training and assist with implementing and completing other required and/or applicable EHS programs and training for laboratories. Assist with auditing areas and/or maintenance of records of all applicable safety and environmental training and inspections. Inform EHS manager, and/or appropriate management, regarding frequent or blatant violations. Train and assist faculty, staff, and students in learning proper use of EHS equipment and supplies.
Assist EHS Manager and identified faculty and staff with the implementation of the Chemical and Biological Safety Plan (CBSP) and Art Safety Procedures at the level of individual laboratories and studios. Work with identified faulty to explain and enforce the CBSP and Art Safety Procedures as necessary. Work with faculty and staff to monitor safe procurement, use, and disposal of chemicals.
Assist with running the Boyd Science Center Safety Committee. Assist with ensuring regular meetings are held and communicate EHS findings and chemical hygiene activities to the Committee, including safety audits, audits of the Chemical Hygiene Plan, CEMS updates, etc. Work with the EHS Manager, Biological Safety Committee, and Biological Safety Officer to develop and implement required EHS protocols and trainings. Participate on Biological Safety Committee, provide oversight and audit as needed to ensure compliance.
Assist the EHS Manager with hazardous waste management, including safety inspections of Satellite Accumulations Areas and 90 Day Storage Areas. Assist as needed with scheduling and coordinating waste pickups, and providing internal consulting to waste generators.
Assist EHS Manager with providing safety guidance for special events, including NFPA and life safety code requirements for large campus events. Assist with the development of policies, procedures, and best management practices as related. Manage the fire extinguisher program and attend annual building walk-throughs with local fire departments as needed.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of faculty, staff and students. Perform other functions as needed and identified in support of other EHS programs. Advise faculty, staff, and Plymouth State University administration on issues concerning EHS compliance and procedures under the regulations.
Accept additional duties, as required, to meet departmental and divisional goals and responsibilities. Assist in department and divisional functions serving the campus.
Support University‰??s response to critical incidents involving chemical releases.
This e-mail is from DCHAS-L, the e-mail list of the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety.
For more information about the list, contact the Divisional secretary at secretary**At_Symbol_Here**dchas.org
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