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FA069 - Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management

Society for Conservation Biology
Virginia Beach, Virginia, US
Closing date
Oct 3, 2023

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Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Title: FA069 - Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management

State Role Title: Administrative and Professional Faculty

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience and credentials

Pay Band: UG

Agency: Norfolk State University

Location:Norfolk State University


Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Norfolk State University's Facilities Management Department is seeking applications for the Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Consults, directs, and manages the University's Environmental Health and Safety Programs and environmental compliance activities. Oversee implementation of a comprehensive, effective Environmental Health and Safety Program encompassing areas to include hazardous waste management, hazardous radiological, biological and chemical substance and lasers, asbestos, infectious waste, general safety, drivers safety, boiler expectations, risk management other state loss prevention programs that are applicable to the university and record keeping of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

2. Plans, schedules, and conducts environmental health and safety compliance audits. Ensures regulatory compliance with state, local and federal laws governing environmental, occupational, health and safety standards and initiates corrective action measures in areas of noncompliance with environmental monitoring programs in areas of drinking waste, wastewater, air emissions and designated protected areas.

3. Provide a safe work and learning environment for the campus community. Provides advice, training materials and technical assistance to various departments, students, and employees to promote safe working and living conditions and healthy work practices to reduce University losses.

4. Establish and implements short- and long-term goals, objectives, policies, and procedures and evaluates operational effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement for Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management.

5. Works with Human Resources to develop and implement employee injury prevention strategies and program effectiveness and adjusts, as necessary.

6. Collects, analyses, and prepares health and safety management information and statistical data necessary for planning and decision-making purposes and for report generation.

7. Provide oversight to third party vendors duty removal and dispose of hazardous, renewal, or biological waste. Resource conservation and recovery act very small quantity generator status.

8. Confers and advises with Executive Management, University staff and department on environmental health, safety, loss prevention and risk management policies and procedures and issues related to campus safety.

EEO Statement
NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Extensive knowledge of business English to include spelling, writing, punctuation, proofreading and
2. Vocabulary; effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically.
3. Knowledge and ability to prepare excel spreadsheets.
4. Ability to work independently on assignments of various work tasks.
5. Ability to provide excellent customer service and interact positively with all co-workers.
6. Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies
7. B.S. Degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational, Safety and Health or related field.
8. Must have a minimum of five (5) years' experience in environmental health, safety, risk management and loss prevention programs, with two or more years of work experience in a supervisor position.
10. Must possess a valid Virginia State driver's license with good driving record.

Additional Considerations

• Masters degree desirable

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Must possess a valid Virginia State driver's license with good driving record. Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Norfolk State University conducts background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The type of background check(s) performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: criminal history, including sexual offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) records, license verification, and credit report reviews. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. As a finalist, you will be required to sign an Authorization to Release form. Norfolk State University utilizes Form I-9 and E-verify in the verification of eligibility for employment. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Contact Information

Name: Norfolk State University

Phone: 757-823-8160

Email: Email material not accepted.

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:Career Pathwaysfor Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155. #J-18808-Ljbffr

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