Hazardous Materials Officer:
To view and/or apply:
Click on, http://www.georgiahealth.edu/Jobs/
To view posting click on University Careers, choose: External or Internal Applicants, Look Current Opportunities, View Job Postings/Apply for Job, under Keywords in Job Title enter Hazardous Materials Officer and click Search. The position # is 00004839 and the Reference # is 6837.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any Physical Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sciences or related field with three years of experience in a laboratory setting and basic understanding of chemical/biological safety techniques, employment of engineering, administrative controls and PPE, knowledge of applicable regulations governing safe handling of hazardous chemicals and biological materials and proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste.
Knowledge of State and Federal regulations applicable to areas of responsibility
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
Proficient with Word, Excel, database systems, internet access functions
Ability to multi-task and make sound independent judgments; maintain confidentiality
Ability to wear respirator
Valid driver’s license
Driver’s license Statement
Valid driver’s license (The Human Resources Division will request a recent drivers history report from the selected candidate of choice. This report must come from the Department of Motor Vehicles and the fee will be paid for by the candidate. This report will be required prior to an offer being extended by Human Resources also it must be from the state(s) which the candidate has lived in for the last three years.)
Master’s degree in Chemistry or any Physical Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university with two years of experience. Ability to read, use and comprehend the Safety Data Sheets and working knowledge of chemical storage standards, hazard classification of chemical storage standards, hazard classification of chemicals and Hazard Communication Standard. Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)/Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
This position will ensure a safe working environment on campus regarding hazardous chemicals by inspecting, inventorying, classifying, collecting and disposing of, and recording information about these chemicals according to institution needs and regulatory requirements. The duties include, but are not limited to: maintenance of an electronic chemical database program to include chemical inventories, chemical safety data, electronic Material Safety Data Sheets, and waste disposal information; conduct laboratory safety audits and chemical storage facility inspections in accordance with regulatory requirements; responsible for collection segregation and storage of chemical waste to ensure institution maintains its EPA Hazardous Waste Generator status, and will assist in disposal of chemical waste for the institution; assist in the production of regulatory reports and institutional reports associated with chemical management and waste disposal activities; assisting in providing emergency response support, including on-call response for after hours, weekends, and holidays; assist in laboratory closure or clearance operations; developing and presenting chemical safety training to employees and/or students; developing and presenting policies and procedures associated with chemical safety and hazardous waste operations; and other duties as assigned.
Salary: $38,913 - $50,600
(Salary is commensurate with the overall education and experience of the final candidate.)
Pay Grade: 15
The Chemical Safety Program is designed to manage chemicals and hazardous wastes in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Conditions of Employment:
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.
Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "GRU is a patient-and-family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.