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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 9/18/22

Job Description


Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Job No: 517913
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Full Time, Safety

Job Summary
CSULB Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist will perform technical office and field duties in programs related to asbestos/lead management, hazardous materials management, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and/or other related EHS work tasks. Position incumbent will perform tasks under the supervision of the EHS Director or senior EHS personnel and support the implementation and management of the University Illness and Injury Prevention Program (IIPP) and other EHS programs and policies.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Possess knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations regarding chemical hygiene, occupational safety, hazardous materials/waste and asbestos/lead management and program implementation. Demonstrate advanced reading and writing skills, and ability to use Windows-based software applications, including Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel and Access. Ability to create and assemble science-based reports with minimal supervision. Be medically cleared to wear a respirator, pass annual respirator fit tests; safely lift 50 lbs.; maneuver 55 gallon drums weighing 300-500 lbs. using a hand truck or dolly; and maneuver 15-gallon polyethylene drums weighing 120-130 lbs. short distances without a dolly

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Required Qualifications:

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree (preferably in Environmental Health/Science, Industrial Hygiene, Biological or Physical Sciences) or related field and four (4) years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience in coordinating and implementing hazardous materials/waste, chemical hygiene, occupational health/safety, asbestos/lead management and/or related Environmental Health and Safety programs, preferably in a college or university setting.
Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver's License required. Current 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification. Current United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Asbestos Building Inspector certification. Current CA Department of Health Services (DHS) Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor certification. Completion of 30-Hour Cal-OSHA Construction/General Industry Workplace Safety & Heath Training.
Department
Environmental Health & Safety
Classification
Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt II
Compensation
The salary range for this classification is $4,693 to $8,489 per month.
Benefits
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base
Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures
Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: http://daf.csulb.edu/offices/ppfm/police/statistics/index.html. Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to COVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Application Closes: Aug 30, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.