Hazmat Outreach and Education Specialist

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Hazmat Outreach and Education Specialist
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 32961
Salary: $4,842 - $9,591 monthly

Position Description:
The Hazmat Outreach and Education Specialist leads LOSH's efforts to prevent worker and community exposures to hazardous materials, toxic releases, and environmental hazards in Southern California.

The Specialist oversees high-quality hands-on training programs, including the 40-hour HAZWOPER, 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations, 8-hour annual Refresher, First Responder Operations, and other courses based on need. S/he is responsible for all logistical aspects of the training program, including scheduling courses; maintaining inventories of course materials and supplies; ensuring proper functioning of monitoring instruments and other equipment; co-facilitating course sessions and field/lab activities; managing course paperwork; and ensuring accurate grant reporting. The Specialist also coordinates with a team of LOSH staff and consultant instructors with field and subject matter expertise to maintain and update course curricula and materials; conduct outreach and marketing; and adapt training materials and approaches to meet the needs of diverse training audiences, which can include training in Spanish.

The Specialist participates in regular meetings of the LOSH-led Western Region Universities Consortium and its Advisory Board to exchange best practices for outreach, needs assessment, education and follow up to monitor the impact of the program. S/he works to expand LOSH hazmat and disaster response training and support activities via partnerships with labor, community/environmental justice and government representatives. The Specialist also represents LOSH in public meetings and community forums; participates in meetings of professional occupational and environmental associations and with federal funders; and keeps LOSH staff and consultants up-to-date on topics of relevance.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

For full application instructions and position description, please visit: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79647

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 1/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time