This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Environmental Health & Safety Professional 1 position for Environmental Health and Safety at Oregon State University (OSU).
Environmental Health and Safety assists departments in maintaining a safe and healthy university environment for staff, faculty, students, and visitors.
EH&S provides training, monitoring, consultation, and various safety and health professional services that enhance the instructional, research, and service goals of the University, as well as helping ensure Oregon State abides by the EH&S regulatory requirements established at the local, state and federal level. The OSU Fire and Life Safety program encompasses representing the university in accordance with federal, state and local permit conditions, as well as evaluating, monitoring, and guiding safe fire prevention and monitoring practices that affect OSU facilities and operations utilized by the student body, visitors, faculty, and staff.
Functioning within EH&S Fire and Life Safety program for the OSU community, the Environmental Health and Safety professional I works under the Fire and Life Safety Officer and EH&S III professional within the Fire & Life Safety Program. The position will inspect fire and life safety equipment to ensure its operability and safe use within OSU buildings and facilities and will assist program coordinators in other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree with primary focus (45 quarter hours or 32 semester hours) in the physical sciences; OR An Associate’s degree in the science field and two years of related experience; OR A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or professional certifications. Preference may be given to applicants who have completed graduate-level courses or have additional experience in Industrial Hygiene, or in occupational, public, or environmental programs. Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.
Bachelor’s Degree with primary focus (45 quarter hours or 32 semester hours) in the physical sciences; OR An Associate’s degree in the science field and two years of related experience; OR A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or professional certifications.
The Environmental Health & Safety Professional I must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and must be able to work effectively within a diverse academic community.
Preference may be given to applicants who have completed graduate-level courses or have additional experience in Industrial Hygiene, or in occupational, public, or environmental programs.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Typical schedule is M-F 8am – 5pm; with some after-hours work during inclement weather, emergencies, or other University work curtailments or closures.
This position supports essential functions of campus operations and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
Work environment is varied and includes, but is not limited to work within laboratories, field, office, animal facilities, hazardous waste storage facilities, cleanup sites, shops, industrial sites, or over water.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures
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