Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (EMP) OFFICER , Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS) , to function as an integral member of the multidisciplinary EHS Office and provide technical support to all EHS program areas. Will oversee MIT's compliance with MCP regulations, construction dewatering and permitting, and SPCC program; serve as a member of the team overseeing shipping of hazardous materials; act as a back-up for air, water, and hazardous waste programs; participate in a range of EHS programs, both within and outside area(s) of expertise; and develop the necessary expertise to integrate overall EHS programs into sustainable practices, policies, and guidelines. Responsibilities include assisting clients with problem resolution; keeping abreast of pertinent EHS regulations and developments and evaluating their impact on MIT; participating on an Institute-wide EHS management system that integrates compliance, sustainability, and education; assisting with developing and training other EHS Office staff; participating in or leading committees/teams/study groups; developing and implementing general EHS programs and training; leading/conducting accident/incident investigations; reviewing and analyzing EHS aspects of planned and ongoing research/experiments; and other duties as directed. May provide direction to an assistant EHS officer, technologist, or technician on occasion.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's highly desirable) in EHS-related discipline or environmental, engineering, physical science, or biological/chemical science; at least five years' relevant experience in EHS programs focused on recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous materials, conditions, and physical agents; eligibility for CHMM; evidence of leadership; ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs within the workplace; knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations; effective written and oral communication skills; and basic proficiency with computers and databases. Certification in an EHS discipline highly desired. Job #16937-9
Internal Number: 16937
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