Environmental Health and Safety Officer II

The Texas A&M University System
Prairie View, Texas, US
Jul 19, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Title

Environmental Health and Safety Officer II


Prairie View A&M University


Environmental Health & Safety

Proposed Minimum Salary

$2,919.17 monthly

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Environmental Health and Safety Officer II, under general direction, performs highly advanced and specialized work in programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies, as well as Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) policies and regulations.


* Conducts regular inspections and audits of laboratory and shop facilities to ensure compliance. Responsible for composing and providing reports, information and support to ensure correction of related violations, inadequacies, and objectives are in effect.

* Ensures RMS equipment throughout campus is maintained, calibrated, and inspected. Performs routine maintenance on automated external defibrillators and maintains records for AED program. Participates in CPR/AED training program.

* Develops standard operating procedures for environmental health, safety, and risk management programs. Assists in maintaining comprehensive manuals, guides, checklists, training presentations, procedures, and policies for RMS programs as well as the review of proposed research and sponsored program projects to determine impact on environmental health, safety, and risk management.

* Investigates indoor air quality concerns on campus; documents findings, evaluates conditions, consults on remediation, and verifies correction of issues.

* Responds to emergencies, accidents, or incidents, as necessary and provides technical expertise regarding hazard evaluations, recommendations, and follow-ups. Performs investigation of injury incidents that occur to employees, students, and visitors and implements corrective action(s) to prevent recurrence to ensure campus safety.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related discipline.

* Two years of related experience in environmental health and safety.

Preferred Experience:

* Three to five years of Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety programs experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

* Knowledge of environmental rules, regulations, and standards.

* Knowledge of OSHA and other health and safety regulations.

* Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:

* Valid driver's license and ability to obtain a State of Texas commercial driver's license within 60 days of employment.

Other Requirements:

* Ability to exert moderate force and lift moderately heavy objects.

Job Post Closing Date:

* 7/13/2021

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

* Technical competence in appropriate subject matter and the ability to apply this knowledge to the solution of problems.

* Understanding of the learning and development processes of youth and adults.

* Knowledge of a variety of teaching methods to provide effective learning experiences.

* Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

* Strong written and oral communication skills.

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either "Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter" on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the "Resume/CV" or Resume/Cover Letter" attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

* Cover Letter

* Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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