Federal Work Study - Environmental Health & Safety

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Position Title:Federal Work Study - Environmental Health & Safety Job Category:Student Department:Federal Work Study Program - 7510180 Division:Enrollment Management Services Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume, Student Detailed Class Schedule Position Statement:Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology. Description:

This position will assist in environmental health & safety activities focused on the Campus Community Forest assisting. The primary goal of the position is to identify and maintain a campus tree inventory to include species, size, and locations. This position requires personal computer and tablet knowledge and experience and ability to use web based references and guides to identify tree species. Other assigned responsibilities range from campus errands, filing, and accompanying EHS staff during safety and industrial hygiene inspections. Success will be measured by accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks.


  • Participate in ongoing training and meetings as necessary
  • Identify tree species in manicured areas of campus
  • Distribute and download temperature and humidity data loggers
  • Must be punctual and present as scheduled
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Must have a Federal Work-Study Award and be in good academic standing
  • Currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Strong writing and grammar skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work effectively


  • Previous experience in environmental health & safety field
Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:Up to 15 hours per week. Applicant required to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. EHS Office hours are 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday. Position Status:Part-Time FLSA:Non-exempt




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Posted: 9/5/2019
Application Due: 5/5/2020
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