Chemical Inventory Specialist - Limited Appointment

Riverside, CA
Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $52,400 - $77,900
Title: Chemical Inventory Specialist - Limited Appointment
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Date Posted: 02/27/2017

Position Information: The Chemical Inventory Specialist performs visual and hands-on inspections verifying chemical inventories; prepares reports. Inspects labs and storage areas to ensure accuracy and compliance with governmental regulations and campus policy. Verifies chemical inventories, storage and use areas. Supervises EH&S Student Assistants performing chemical inventories across campus. Performs other duties as requested. **This posting is for 2 Limited Appointments. Limited Appointments cannot exceed 1,000 working hours in a 12-month consecutive period.**

Minimum Requirements: Working skills in the appropriate use of technology and relevant scientific equipment as required.
Solid, comprehensive working knowledge/understanding of a specific EH&S field including related laws and regulations, and general understanding of all EH&S fields.
Solid organizational skills to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple projects.
Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
Solid skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), online and web-based tracking systems, and other EH&S software (e.g., GPS/GIS systems, chemical inventory management, safety data sheet management, etc.).
Knowledge of chemical compatibilities and hazard classifications and the ability to interpret safety data sheets.
Knowledge of the associated regulatory requirements for chemical inventory and hazardous waste management.
Skill and ability in collecting, compiling, documenting and analyzing chemical inventory.
Skill in working independently and effectively, following through on assignments with minimal direction and a fluctuating workload.
Ability to collect, compile and extract data, organize, and manipulate data from multiple sources, and identify problems and trends, recommend action to be taken, and implement necessary solutions, policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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