Environmental Health and Safety Officer

Location
Asheville, NC
Posted
Aug 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Under the administrative and technical supervision of the Director of Emergency Management this employee will administer an institution wide program to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working, learning, and living environment for Faculty, Staff and Students through the identification and correction of unsafe conditions, maintenance of an occupational health program, safety training, accident prevention, regulatory control and the provision of consultative services to management on health and safety matters.

This position requires professional analytical work at the University level and requires the employee to have skills necessary to identify and interpret federal, state and local safety and health regulations and codes, and also assist the University Community with their application. The employee in this position is responsible for developing plans and procedures that will assure a comprehensive program that covers all areas of the University including research, laboratory, radiation, biological, healthcare, hazardous waste management, emergency response, maintenance, new construction, and residential life safety is in place and maintained.Minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree in physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or related discipline.

Preferred requirements: Bachelor's degree in physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or related discipline and experience as an Environmental Health and Safety Officer in a University setting. Experience in interpreting and enforcing occupational health and safety regulations. Experience developing and maintaining health and safety programming in a university setting.

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