Health Safety Specialist III – Piscataway, NJ
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Health Safety Specialist III for the Department of Environmental Health & Safety. This position is principally responsible for performing the technical services, investigations, and visual inspections and/or for maintaining records for the University to assure that only sanctioned activities are carried out and that those activities are performed: in accordance with Federal, State & local requirements and University policies/procedures; without adverse health effects on faculty, staff, students, visitors and community; in a manner that will protect the environment; and so that the University’s resources are conserved and future liability is limited.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Inspects and assesses health/safety hazards.
• Communicates University policy and procedures.
• Responds to emergencies and request for assessments & investigations.
• Oversees all activities or services affecting health /safety in the geographical area of responsibility.
• Brings to the attention of the manager, circumstances that could develop into wide spread internal or external health/safety issues.
• Requires a bachelor’s degree in physical, chemical or life sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience.
• Must have the maturity and judgment to represent the department in interactions with the university community and to seek help from supervisor when needed.
• Also requires excellent computer, interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills.
• Must be able to use understand applications and limitations of various sampling equipment.
• Ability to learn the technical aspects of department services.
• Must also be proficient in MS Word, MS Access, Excel, Outlook
• Must able to lift up to 50 pounds, have a valid driver’s license, pass a physical examination, and be able to wear a respirator.
• Clean Driving Record
• The ability and willingness to pursue graduate education and/or training toward certification in health/safety profession.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/95714
Health Safety Specialist I – Piscataway, NJ
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Health Safety Specialist I for the Department of Environmental Health & Safety. This position acts as the department’s continual presence, liaison and provider of routine services to the University community. All services and activities are carried out and performed without adverse health effects to faculty, staff, students or public, in a manner that will protect the environment, in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations, accepted professional standards, in accordance with University policies and procedures, and in an open and sensitive manner so that University’s resources are conserved and future liability is limited.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Assists or has program responsible for the development, implementation and auditing of environmental, health and safety programs.
• Continually inspects for and assesses environmental, health and safety (EH&S) hazards
• Responsible for one-on-one communication of University policies and procedures.
• Responds to emergencies and requests for hazard assessments and investigations
• May advise and assist junior Health Safety Specialist in providing technical services on their campus.
• Carries out educational programs in EHS and risk management.
• Brings to the attention of the Director/Associate Director circumstances that could develop into wide spread internal/external risk.
• Develops and/or assist in the devlopment, implementation, auditing of environmental, health and safety programs.
• Bachelor’s degree preferably in Health Physics, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, or Hazardous Waste Management
• A minimum of 5 years of experience.
• Certification in the health/safety profession or training and experience sufficient to become certified in the health/safety profession and the intent to become certified.
• Experience and familiarity with the resources that are available to help make sound technical judgement for the resolution of a broad spectrum of issues in the EH&S field.
• Must have in depth knowledge of regulations and professional practice.
• Ability, experience, judgement and maturity to carry out all departmental responsibilities with limited supervision and to interact effectively with University community.
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and written.
• Excellent time management skills to routinely address multiple issues and activities
• Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License for business purposes.
• Position requires the person to be able to use a PC, Word, Excel, PPT and other EH&S software programs and databases.
• Must have knowledge of the operation and functions of various sampling equipment..
• Finalist will be required to take a physical and lung function test.
• Clean Driving Record
• Master’s Degree or completion of a graduate level program in Health Physics, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, or Hazardous Waste Management is preferred.
• Active membership and participation in an EH&S professional society.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/96728
Director, Environmental Health & Safety – New York, NY
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
MSK is seeking a dynamic, experienced leader with a strong combination of technical knowledge and managerial skills encompassing environmental health and safety operations, planning, project management, and customer service. The ideal candidate will have superior professional standards and will be a hands-on operational leader who possess superb communication skills essential to work collaboratively and effectively across all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate is decisive, results oriented, adapts and learns quickly, exhibits a strong desire to continue to learn and to implement continuous improvements, and is committed to building on MSK’s culture of excellence.
The Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is an experienced and hands-on leader. The EHS Director is responsible for the operational management of the following programs and EHS staff managing and implementing these programs: Laboratory/Research Safety, Biological Safety, Chemical Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, Accident and Incident Prevention, Emergency Response, Dangerous Good Transportation, Hazardous Waste Management and Environmental Programs. This position will establish a strategic departmental operational plan with specific and measurable goals and monitor progress against this plan. The EHS Director will also serve as the point of contact with governmental safety and regulatory agencies on environmental, safety, and emergency response issues that affect MSK. This position will provide professional advice to organizational leadership, faculty, and staff on safety and regulatory issues affecting the organization’s instructional and research functions. This leadership role greatly contributes to building on MSK’s excellence.
- Provide leadership, direction, vision and support of comprehensive EHS programs throughout the organization, including laboratory and research safety, biological safety, chemical safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, occupational safety, accident and incident prevention, dangerous goods transportation, hazardous waste management and environmental compliance.
- Direct work of Program Managers, Specialists, and Safety Advisors to ensure all EHS staff implement programs and provide customer service consistent with departmental standards.
- Work with all EHS staff to develop performance goals, strategies, and metrics.
- Be responsible for the implementation of comprehensive emergency response programs including response to biological and chemical hazardous material incidents.
- Oversee the implementation of safety and compliance programs governed by OSHA, EPA, DOT, FDNY, and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
- Design, develop and maintain EHS programs and systems to enhance the EHS services provided throughout the MSK community.
- Effectively manage, monitor and guide the staff of these respective disciplines assuring that they are proactively safeguarding life and property against biological, chemical, and physical hazards through the use of professional skills, judgment, creativity and human interaction
- Serve on the Executive Council for Safety and the Environment and Chair the Committee of Hazardous Materials and Waste.
- Report directly to the Vice President, EHS to assure compliance with all applicable safety and environmental protection requirements by means of inspections, reports, institutional committee memberships, and instructional workshops and training programs.
- Assume the roles and responsibilities of the Vice President, EHS in his/her absence.
- A Master’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or Environmental Compliance with more than 10 years of experience in the Environmental Health and Safety field with formal training in industry and institutional safety.
- Familiarity with environmental health and safety standards from CDC, NIH, OSHA, EPA, DOT and state/local regulatory agencies.
- Capability of working independently and as a team member to develop and implement programs with EHS staff and MSK departments.
- Ability to act decisively when responding to emergency situations.
- Demonstrated leadership in developing and managing position requirements including the ability to supervise and motivate staff and develop performance measures to maximize productivity and work quality.
- Highly service oriented with good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including the ability to develop and deliver concise documentation, presentations and trainings. Ability to organize and lead effective meetings.
For more information and to apply, visit https://externaltalent-mskcc.icims.com/jobs/33880/director%2c-environmental-health-%26-safety/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=753&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240
IH and Environmental Positions – New York, NY
ALC Environmental still has positions available! If you are interested in working in the environmental field in the New York City Area…Please send you resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have full and part-time needs for:
LPB Inspectors & Risk Assessors
Industrial Hygiene Technicians
Trainers ( Spanish and English)
and various Assistant Project Manager Roles
Please send you resume to email@example.com