Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 1285984
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Health - Public and Environmental Health

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I)

Classification: Administrative Analyst/Specialist-12 Month-Exempt I

AutoReqId: 10615BR

Department: AVP Facilities Mgmt.-Environmental Health & Safety

Sub-Division: Associate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management

Salary Range: $3,897 - $6,846 per month

Appointment Type: Temporary

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; this is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2019 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if program needs exist.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

About the Position:
The Environmental Health and Safety office provides specialized services in the area of environment management in order to protect the environment and comply with federal, state and local regulations. Programs include air quality management, hazardous waste management, and soil and water pollution prevention. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

This position, under general supervision of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Associate Director encompasses the University's compliance programs in: health and safety, occupational safety, hazardous materials/waste, biological, radiation, medical waste, storm water, and air quality. Incumbent assists the department in the areas of health and safety, environmental compliance and occupational safety including, but not limited to, permits, storm water pollution prevention, air quality, compliance reports, accident/incident investigations, fall protection, ladder safety, confined space, lockout/tagout, job hazard analysis, standard operating procedures, and machinery safety. Provides technical support with asbestos, lead, and mold projects and takes samples for lab analysis, as needed. Provides on an as-needed basis general support for several required safety training topics including but not limited to fire and life safety, hazard communication, electrical safety, lockout/tagout, heat illness, noise exposure, back safety, asbestos, fall protection and ladder safety. Performs periodic inspections and audits of departments to ensure compliance with the Injury and Illness Prevention Program. This position also provides support in all campus areas that use, handle, or dispose of hazardous materials including radiation, chemicals, electronic and universal wastes, and bio-hazardous materials. Inspects laboratories and other campus locations for the accumulation of hazardous waste and ensures timely service. Identifies the waste by hazard class and ensures appropriate labeling, segregation and storage of the material. Works closely with departments, technicians, and other campus personnel to collect hazardous waste materials from laboratories and other campus locations and transports to the hazardous waste storage facility. Assists with the implementation of the hazard communication program and ensures chemical users have access to Safety Data Sheets. Maintains Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training and performs emergency response functions as necessary. Responds to emergency hazardous chemical spills on campus and in laboratories to contain and clean-up the spilled chemicals and arrange for them to be transported to the Chemical Storage Area for proper characterization and disposal. May be asked to serve on campus-wide safety committees such as, but not limited to, physical plant safety committee, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics safety committee, biosafety committee, engineering and computer science safety committee, and visual arts safety committee. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving the study, analysis, evaluation, development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices or programs plus two years of related experience.

Working knowledge of and the ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program or administrative specialty to develop conclusions and make recommendations. Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program or administrative specialty. Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques. Ability to take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Skilled in research, development, and evaluation of policies and programs. Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Expertise investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impact and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively. Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.

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.

Special Working Conditions:
Work in laboratories, the University's Hazardous Waste Facility, and other campus work locations where a large variety of hazardous, extremely hazardous, radioactive, and bio-hazardous materials are present. Close contact with these materials is a daily occurrence using appropriate personal protective equipment. Occasionally may be required to work outside normal business hours. May require attendance at training out of the area and away from the campus for several days. May be called to work during evenings and on weekends to hazmat spill or other related incident.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Hiring Preference: On-Campus CSUEU Employees

Application Deadline: 27-Sep-2018

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