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CUNY Environmental Health and Safety Specialist in New York, New York

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Job ID

23531

Location

City College of New York

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety at The City College of New York, the Environmental Health and Safety Specialist will support the Director in the development, implementation and delivery of general environmental and occupational safety programs for City College in compliance with the local, state and federal laws.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, tasks include but are not limited to the following:

• Work with the Director in the development and delivery of various safety training programs for

students, faculty and staff (e.g. Laboratory Safety, Right to Know, Radiation Safety, etc.)

• Conduct biological, Chemical or fire safety inspections, keeps appropriate records and write

reports of findings. Works with research labs personnel and Safety Staff to documents program

problems and assist with corrective actions

• Respond to emergencies related chemicals spills. Fires or other hazardous materials or

conditions and takes appropriate actions

• Collect and properly stores hazardous waste from science laboratories

• Maintain inventories of chemicals inventories and hazardous materials

• Review applications for use of biological, Chemical and other hazardous materials and

assembles materials for regulatory committees

• Develop and implement College's Safety and Compliance programs and procedures that will

ensure health and safety for students, faculty and staff

• Assist with environmental inspections and audits to ensure compliance with government

mandates and college guidelines

• Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Assists in managing academic and administrative environmental health and safety programs.

  • Prepares reports of activities, inventories, incidents, environmental monitoring and related matters

  • Assists in the inspection of laboratories, chemical storage rooms and other facilities, ensuring compliance with government and university regulations

  • Administers biological, chemical, and radioactive waste disposal programs by communicating with faculty and staff, organizing collection, and contacting appropriate disposal vendors

  • May assist in developing compliance strategies and programs for various requirements such as EPA regulations, OSHA/PESH standards and New York's occupational and environmental regulations

  • Works with members of the College community to provide professional guidance and assistance on environmental health and safety implications of various projects

  • May respond to environmental health and safety complaints

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

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CLOSING DATE

Revised Closing Date

May 25, 2022

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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