Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

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Employer
Alfred University
Location
Alfred, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 25, 2021
Closes
Aug 03, 2021
Ref
2275742733
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Coordinator assures that Alfred University maintains compliance with all Local, State and Federal Environmental Safety regulations. Also, the EH&S Coordinator serves as primary representative/liaison to a variety of external entities including Federal, State, and Local Agencies contractors, suppliers, and various nonprofit, educational, government, and community entities in relations to fire/environmental health and safety. The EH&S Coordinator leads various internal organizational teams that implement Alfred University's EH&S polices and goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Implements the strategy for Fire/ Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives. Proactively address EH&S related issues by creating or updating polices to address same.
  • Facilitate Fire and Safety planning and coordination with routine and scheduled inspections and evaluations of University facilities and grounds
  • Ensures that all fire and life safety systems and related equipment are fully functional and code complaint
  • Develops, maintains and implements all Fire Safety Plans and Emergency Action Plans
  • Independently design and deliver-both in person and asynchronously-safety training programs to prevent injury or disease caused by non-compliant practices concerning fire, chemical, physical and biological agents.
  • Supervise and direct the activities of EH&S staff including the coordination of building evacuation, etc.
  • Assist in preparing reports (e.g.: department annual reports, etc.). Maintain all required DEC, EPA DOL and PESH records.
  • Serve as campus Chemical Hygiene Officer and coordinate hazardous, chemical and universal waste disposal, ensuring all such activities are performed in a manner fully compliant with governing codes, laws and regulations.
  • Work with Alfred University's Facility Directors to ensure that contractor personnel working on the property are in compliance with all policies NYS Fire code and safety requirement
  • Assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.
  • Accountable for researching and writing permit applications and be compliant in completing permit reporting requirements.
  • Review accidents and incidents which occur in the area of responsibility and conduct field audits, reporting and managing the corrective actions.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Safety & Health, EH&S Management, or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience within the Environmental, Health and Safety functions & NYS Fire Codes.
  • Preferred certifications including; RCRA Hazardous Waste Management/ Hazmat & Waste Ground Shipper (DOT) and HAZWOPER 24-Hour Course/ GHS Hazardous Communication.
  • Demonstrated abilities to both work collaboratively and to influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with office automation/communication software and tools.
  • Detailed working knowledge of NYS Fire Codes, N.F.P.A., U.S.E.P.A., U.S.O.S.H.A., N.Y.S.D.E.C., AND N.Y.S.D.O.L rules and regulations.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills that can be used with people of various backgrounds, experience, and education levels.
  • Demonstrated highly effective platform presentation skills and training delivery skills.
  • Demonstrated the ability to create EH&S training programs

Working hours are not confined to weekdays but, may on occasion include evenings and weekends. Required to provide 24-hour emergency support as needed. The EH&S Coordinator serves as a member of the campus emergency response team. The appointee will be required to perform other job-related duties required by their supervisor.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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