Responsible for the proper handling of hazardous chemical and infectious wastes; transports unwanted chemicals from generation sites to the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) processing facilities; segregates and packages unwanted and usable chemicals; collects and distributes surplus chemicals to requesting individuals, maintains hazardous chemical and infectious waste materials; acts as hazardous waste consultants relative to the storage, pickup, disposal, and redistribution of hazardous chemicals; consults and instructs faculty and staff on ways to reduce the amount of generated waste chemicals; provides support to project managers and contractors regarding the pickup and recycling of 'Universal Wastes;' maintains records concerning hazardous chemical and infectious wastes; assists in hazardous materials spill response; performs other assigned duties. Subject to 24 hour emergency call.
Will require successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree in physical, biological, health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience; one year experience in hazardous waste or hazardous materials handling; as a condition of employment, the individual must obtain and maintain an Ohio Commercial Driver's License (OCDL) with a hazardous materials endorsement. The individual must participate in the University medical surveillance program, which includes a medical examination and drug test. The individual must participate in a federally mandated drug testing program after obtaining the OCDL.
Target Salary: $18.27 - $21.63 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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