Specialist - Environmental Health & Safety

Las Vegas
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Specialist - Environmental Health & Safety

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

Incumbent is responsible for institutional support of compliance with federal, state and local regulations pertaining to environmental, health and workplace safety related areas. The position is responsible for supporting programs such as chemical and hazardous materials management, regulated wastes, laboratory safety, OSHA health and safety programs, incident management and investigation, emergency management, safety training, and safety inspections.

Incumbent will also serve as a liaison with the Purchasing Department for associated compliance of policies and practices in support of the health and safety for all CSN faculty, staff, students and community members. Responsibilities include but not limited to researching appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards, identifying potential suppliers who can provide compliant and appropriate PPE, gathering pricing proposals and comparing for best value, and tracking orders in support of the College's preparedness and safeguarding of individuals. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing the tracking and distribution of the College's PPE inventory to departments. To accomplish these complex duties, the incumbent shall be responsible for developing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders as well as counterparts at other NSHE institutions.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental health or physical/biological sciences, or safety or related field and 1 years of related professional experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional certification by a safety or health-related organization.
  • Knowledge of work place safety, health, and environmental laws and regulations, e.g., OSHA, DOL, EPA, DOT
  • Knowledge of health and safety resources, e.g., National Safety Council, NIOSH, NFPA, ASSP
  • Skills in communicating effectively with and providing institutional liaison to regulatory agencies/inspectors.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals in a manner that contributes to building and maintaining an effective and cohesive work team.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade B

$38,549 - $41,247


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CSN-External/job/CSN---ALC---SatelliteLeased-Locations/Specialist---Environmental-Health---Safety_R0123339

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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