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Environmental Health and Safety Manager - Aurora, IL

Employer
Aftermath Services
Location
Aurora, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 14, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
Position Title: Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Location: Aurora, IL

Aftermath Services (www.aftermath.com) the nation's leader in biohazard remediation services is currently seeking an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager to join our EHS Department at our corporate office in Aurora, IL.

Job Overview:

The EHS Manager ensures that Aftermath adheres to all regulatory requirements for our industry. Aftermath has 60 shops and counting across the nation that provide biohazard remediation services throughout the contiguous United States. Each of Aftermath's shops is a generator, transporter and storage facility for biohazardous and potentially infectious medical waste. As such, Aftermath maintains strict compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

The EHS Manager's core responsibility is to identify, acquire and maintain all necessary environmental regulatory permits, registrations and licenses for our operations. Nearly all 50 States have enacted biohazardous medical waste regulations to some extent, which vary by municipality and State. Maintaining environmental and health regulatory compliance requires ongoing communications with regulatory agencies as well as all levels of Aftermath's operations and management personnel. The EHS Manager also assists with occupational safety training, maintaining business licenses, client-specific safety prerequisites, employee records and internal resources. Additional EHS administrative functions will be assigned, as needed, to support various company initiatives.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Identify, acquire and maintain environmental permits, licenses, registrations and renewals related to biohazard and potentially infectious medical waste
    • Identify and adhere to all federal, state and local regulatory requirements
    • Maintain management of change practices to accommodate relocation, expansion and maintenance of shops, vehicles and other assets
  • Assist with regulatory compliance by developing, implementing and managing EHS related programs, procedures, training materials, and other resources
  • Maintain strong participation in ongoing Safety Committee initiatives
  • Maintain business licenses and renewals
  • Serve as regulatory affairs representative in completing, reviewing and submitting necessary documentation to ensure regulatory compliance
    • Liaison between management and government agencies
  • Maintain a strong technical understanding of applicable business and biomedical waste laws, standards of practice, and regulatory guidance
  • Support and enforce biohazard waste manifest management system
  • Facilitate and conduct periodic internal EHS audits to ensure successful implementation of compliance management practices
  • Support EHS, Marketing and other departments with regulatory research


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • in occupational safety, environmental science, or related disciplines or equivalent subject matter knowledge skills and abilities acquired through work.
Must have 2 to 5 years business administrative experience
  • EHS and compliance experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OutlookDetail orientated with proactive approach to problem solvingStrong interpersonal skills, good judgement, excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectivelyAbility to work independently and multi-task
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