Waste Technician

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00326PO17 Classification Title Environmental/Health Manager II Internal Title Waste Technician Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Environmental Health and Safety Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Environmental Health and Safety

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Assist with the pick-up and management of non-hazardous, hazardous, radiological, and
infectious waste. Assist with the development, implementation programs and training for chemical hazard management. This includes instruction and guidance in the proper use and storage of chemicals and compliance with applicable building codes and safety regulations. Assist with the development and implementation of laboratory chemical inventory databases. Conducts safety and compliance inspections, prepares technical reports and performs follow-up inspections. Maintains databases, paper files, and assists laboratory personnel in the mitigation of non-compliance issues identified by department inspectors. Respond to chemical spills and clean-up; to include wearing a respirator. Assist with soap projects. Supports the activities and functions of the EMS for EH&S. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering, or related technical field; or Bachelor's degree in related field and 2 years experience in environmental health programs or radiological health, or high school diploma and 6 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to interact successfully with management, labor and government officials. Knowledge/experience involving chemical hazards as well as associated environmental and health/safety regulations. Excellent oral and written communication skills related to technical subjects.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/27/2017 Job Close Date 10/11/2017 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19437 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree in natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering, or related technical field; or Bachelor's degree in related field and 2 years experience in environmental health programs or radiological health, or high school diploma and 6 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

    PI99493401