The incumbent will be responsible for the development, oversight, training, and continuous improvement of the Compliance and Permitting Program (Air, Asbestos, Water, Lead, Mold, Hazardous Waste, IAQ, and Regulatory Affairs). Specific duties include: coordinating and/or conducting the collection, classification, consolidation, segregation, storage, and treatment or disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with scientific protocol and Federal, State, and local regulations; preparing or coordinating preparation of profiles, reports, recommendations, and/or policies for the proper handling, storage, and disposal of various hazardous materials; providing hands-on training and consultation regarding environmental, occupational, biological, radiological and fire safety; responding to campus emergencies involving environmental, occupational, life, fire and laboratory safety; developing and implementing programs that will promote the health and safety of faculty, staff, students and visitors; assisting in the development of policies and procedures in complex technical areas such as bio-safety, environmental management and fire safety; coordinating projects and day-to-day duties of team members in a team leader capacity; presenting briefings, lectures and training on a full range of Environmental Health and Safety subject matters; providing consultation and preparing reports and recommendations on areas of non-compliance with Federal and State laws or regulations or University policies; and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Environmental Studies, Environmental Resource Management, Chemistry, Biology, etc.) and at least two years of experience as an environmental health and safety professional. Must have experience in hazardous waste related training. Strong working knowledge of state and federal regulatory requirements and how they pertain to research/teaching laboratories, physical plant operations and permitting required. Must also be an experienced laboratory safety auditor. Excellent communication and training skills are essential. Must have the ability to act decisively under stressful situations. Must have a valid class "C" driver's license.
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, please submit application materials by April 12, 2019. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 492896
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.