Environ Health & Safety Specialist

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Posting/Functional Title:

EHS Specialist-Environmental and Food Safety

University Pay Plan Title:

Environ Health & Safety Specialist


San Marcos


Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Mgmt

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

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Monthly Salary:

$3,829 - $4,395.14

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in a natural or physical science, environmental health, environmental studies, public health, sanitary science, sanitary engineering, geography, or related field and 1 year of job-related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.
•Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental compliance regulations.
•Skill in developing and delivering training presentations using software or web-based tools.
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Proficient in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and desktop publishing software.
•Ability to interact with people and make public presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a required or related field.

•40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

•Registered Sanitarian

•Knowledge of State and Federal statutes/regulations regarding food safety.

•Knowledge of inspection techniques used for retail food establishments and types of equipment used in those

•Experience with website development, marketing, and social media content creation

•Ability to review plans and specifications for compliance with environmental rules, regulations, and practices.

Job Description:

Responsible for assisting in the management of environmental, health and safety programs. The primary responsibility is to provide support for environmental compliance programs, including stormwater, universal waste recycling, and food safety.

Job Duties:

•Plan, coordinate, and participate in outreach events to support MS4 Stormwater Permit goals.
•Develop, implement, and maintain education and outreach campaigns to support MS4 Stormwater Program goals and Universal Waste Recycling program.
•Support environmental programs by conducting inspections, performing data entry, and reviewing construction plans for compliance with environmental regulations.
•Participate in collection of hazardous and universal wastes from campus.
•Package and prepare universal waste for shipment and recycling.
•Assist in developing and providing training to staff for universal waste.
•Assist in developing content and maintaining the environmental program webpages.
•Assist in developing interdepartmental and external partnerships to promote recycling opportunities on campus.
•Review applications, issue permits, and conduct inspections of Temporary Food Establishments to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and University policy.
•Coordinate and provide Food Handler Training in person or on-line and issue certifications.
•Provide technical assistance/customer service to campus community for environmental and food safety programs.
•Participate as a member of the spill response team upon completion of specialized training.
•Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants:

•Work involves various degrees of hazard and may include prolonged work in outdoor conditions
•May respond to emergencies on campus during the day or after-hours. Will carry after hours phone on a rotating basis.
•Work may require lifting up to 50 pounds

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Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):


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Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices:

Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., You will be required to electronically attach a resume, cover letter, and list of references to your application.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time