CHEMICAL SAFETY SPECIALIST
JOB NO.: 88998-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M/EHS/CHEMICAL SAFETY
Categories: Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 88998-AS
Working Title: Chemical Safety Specialist
Official Title: SR ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95BN) or ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95DN) or ASSOC ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95FN)
Hiring Department: A719330-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/EHS/CHEMICAL SAFETY
Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 12, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry (or other physical science), Industrial Hygiene, or Safety is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 0-3 Years professional work experience in occupational safety or laboratory-related experience. 7 years required for appointment at the Senior level.
Position Summary: The Chemical Safety Specialist plays a key role in efforts to promote a comprehensive chemical safety program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the largest public education institutions in the country in terms of research expenditures and includes 42,000 students and 18,000 staff within the main campus and within its various statewide facilities. This position contributes to the UW-Madison Chemical Safety Office's goal of ensuring that all work involving hazardous chemicals, both within the laboratories and throughout the university, is performed safely and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards (including OSHA, ANSI, EPA, DNR, IFC, NFPA, and the Wisconsin Administrative Codes).
Key duties include inspection of all facilities containing hazardous chemicals, presenting training, consulting with researchers, and acting as a general resource for chemical safety issues. The position requires an understanding of the hazards associated with the use of chemicals and methods used to mitigate the risk. Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills are essential. This position reports directly to the Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) in the Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) within the Division of Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M).
The University of Wisconsin-Madison EH&S is committed to the highest standards of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.
Contact: Dawn Bierman
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants: To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department
Advertised: 01 Dec 2016 Central Standard Time
Application Close: 7 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time