EHS Specialist-EnvironmentalUniversity Pay Plan Title:
Environ Health & Safety SpecialistLocation:
Environmental, Health, Safety, Risk and Emergency MgmtRecruitment Type:
Open to AllJob Type:
$3,829 - $5,000Job Category :
ExemptRequired 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, geography, or related field and at least three (3) years of job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.Preferred Qualifications:
Comprehensive working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental compliance regulations.
Experience conducting inspections or audits to determine compliance with environmental permits or regulations. Experience using environmental monitoring equipment and collecting environmental samples for analysis, such as water quality and/or waste determination sampling. Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets. Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficient in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to interact with people and make public presentations. Ability to work as a member of a team.
Master’s Degree from an accredited university. Professional environmental certification or licensure, such as Environmental Professional (EP), Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM). Experience with stormwater and/or hazardous waste programs to ensure compliance with environmental permits or regulations. Experience making hazardous waste determinations. Ability to review construction plans and specifications for compliance with environmental rules, regulations, and practices. 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification and current refresher.Job Description:
The EHS Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the management of environmental, health and safety programs at Texas State. The primary responsibility will be to provide support for environmental compliance programs, including stormwater, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC), and hazardous waste. Job Duties:
Support environmental programs by conducting inspections, implementing program goals, maintaining documentation, tracking and compiling data, and reviewing construction plans for compliance with environmental regulations. Additional Information to Applicants:
Participate in collection of environmental samples and use of environmental monitoring equipment for regulatory compliance.
Maintain permit and registration data, inventories, training records, and other required documentation for environmental programs.
Assist in developing and providing training to faculty, staff, and students for environmental programs.
Assist in developing, reviewing, and updating program policies and documents.
Assist in developing interdepartmental and external partnerships to promote environmental programs on campus.
Provide technical assistance and customer service to campus community for environmental programs.
Participate as a member of the spill response team.
Work involves various degrees of hazard and may include prolonged work in outdoor conditions and inclement weather.Job Open Date:
Conducts job duties wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).
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
Required documents: DL, transcripts
May need Hepatitis A&B Vaccine for sample collection
Final candidate must successfully pass a physical.
07/16/2021Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):
08/01/2021Open Until Filled:
NoNormal Work Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start:
8:00AMNormal Work Hours End:
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 AND COVER LETTER 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.Why work @ Texas State? :
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.
• 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! Quick Link:
• 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.