EH&S provides UC Davis Health with injury prevention, environmental health, exposure control, biosafety, industrial hygiene, and environmental protection services.
Job Summary Final Filing Date :04/30/2020 Salary Range : $6,150.00 to $12,991.67 Salary Frequency :Monthly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 hours Location : Environmental Health & Safety, FSSB City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities This position may represent the Health and Safety Officer, as assigned. Primary responsibilities include overall responsibility for the hazardous waste, hazardous materials, medical waste programs and disposal programs. Responsibilities also include responsibility for programs within the Joint Commission Environment of Care chapter. Each responsibility includes a duty to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards. Other duties may include serving as the Acting Health & Safety Officer and participating in an on-call EH&S Administrator on Duty rotation. Use innovative approaches to solve complex issues related to sustainability initiatives that affect use of chemicals and waste minimization.
Extensive previous experience in environmental health & safety with working knowledge of biosafety, industrial hygiene, chemical hazardous waste management, infection control, and associated regulatory requirements. Years of educational experience may substituted for years of previous work experience.
Degree in Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene and/or equivalent and progressive health and safety experience.
Advanced written and verbal and communication skills to work with diverse group of individuals and communicate information throughout all levels of an organization.
Experience, skill and knowledge in use of but not limited to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, databases, email etc.
Valid California Driver's License
CIH, CSP, CHMM, and/or CHSP certification.
Responsibility and experience in an academic or healthcare setting or experience in a related Regulatory or CUPA agency.
Demonstrated skill and knowledge to assess hazardous wastes presented for disposal to determine classification, segregation, appropriate labeling, handling, and disposal options. Skill to evaluate regulatory requirements and advise on proper waste classification, handling, packaging, and shipping.
Demonstrated skills knowledge and abilities in basic safety, industrial hygiene, and Environment of Care areas including: using portable equipment to determine occupational exposures, perform surveys and analyze results to make decisions on requisite safety control strategies, knowledge of Joint Commission Environment of Care Elements of Performance.
Must be able to work special work schedules. including variable schedules on evening and night shift and occasional overtime.
Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
Must be able to spend extended periods bending, kneeling and squatting, in order to prepare or decontaminate room surfaces for radiotherapy patient's room.
Must be able to lift waste containers and supplies up to 50 lbs. and work in an outdoor work environment for hazardous waste collection and processing.
Must be able to safety operate the department truck, lift gate and drum dolly and move heavy loads with appropriate ergonomics.
Will be part of the DMV pull notice.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.