Environmental Health & Safety Professional

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Newell, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Environmental Health & Safety Professional

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for an Environmental Health & Safety Professional for the Safety & Security department. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.

Purpose of the Position : The primary purpose of this position is to implement and analyze the University health and safety program; monitor occupational health programs; inspect facilities; ensure safety regulatory compliance; emergency preparedness; investigations; assessments; and work with campus stakeholders to ensure the safety of the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; and four years of progressive experience needed to perform the work required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some positions may require specific certifications or licenses. Specific jobs will require additional minimum training and/or licensing upon selection.

Essential Job Duties : Promote a proactive safety culture by utilizing professional knowledge, communication and team building skills. Conduct inspections, investigations and industrial hygiene sampling. Test, calibrate and manage industrial hygiene equipment. Audit employee work practices and compliance programs. Facilitate employee and management level safety training. Collect, analyze and report safety data. Support safety emergency situations. Serve as a safety subject matter expert for project teams, departments and campus community.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in the life sciences, engineering, business or related field. Relevant certifications (i.e. ASP, CSP, CIH). Demonstrated experience as an asbestos inspector or accredited to take asbestos samples. Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and application of asbestos, construction, ventilation systems and electrical safety. Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in higher education, health care, or public sector. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in applying and interpreting safety compliance policies, procedures, and regulations. Demonstrated experience with calibrating industrial hygiene equipment and new technology systems.

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.charlotte.edu . Search for SHRA job #010164. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

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