Current Openings

Environmental Compliance Coordinator – Maricopa County

Posted: May 21, 2020

Environmental Compliance Coordinator

Salary $55,016.00 – $84,552.00 Annually

Location Phoenix, AZ

Job Type Unclassified/Full-Time

Department Facilities Management

Job Number 700ENVCC051420

Closing 5/26/2020 11:59 PM Arizona

Position Overview

About the Position: The Environmental Compliance Coordinator provides regulatory and compliance oversight for a variety of environmental issues at Maricopa County facilities. If you are looking for a career that offers stability, independent judgment, project management, and the ability to develop and implement program initiatives for environmental compliance, apply and join our team!

About The Facilities Management Department: The Facilities Management Department (FMD) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the County’s 10.5 million square feet of facilities. FMD also provides planning, design, renovation, and the construction of new county buildings and structures in a fiscally sustainable manner. We plan for the future, maintain the present, and preserve the past to foster safe, healthy, and effective building environments for approximately 13,000 County employees and the public.

Position Qualifications

We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Environmental Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health and Safety, Earth Sciences, Electrical or Energy Engineering, or a closely related field.

Experience

  • Two (2) years of experience in environmental, safety, industrial hygiene, and/or hazardous material consulting or compliance.

OR

Combined education and experience qualifications

  • An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certification.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license.

Our Preferred Candidate has

  • Five (5) years of experience in environmental, safety, industrial hygiene, and/or hazardous material consulting or compliance.
  • Experience with USTs, air permitting, emissions inventory, stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), and spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) programs.
  • Experience conducting inspections for asbestos and lead paint.
  • EPA Class A/B UST Operator.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification.
  • EPA Class A, B or C UST Operator.
  • Experience with general industry Safety related training and promotion.
  • Experience with Hazardous Material identification and transport.
  • Experience with software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as a variety of Application related programs.
  • Experience with creating and providing technical and training presentations.

Essential Job Tasks

  • Oversees regulatory compliance of generators, USTs, recordkeeping, permitting, and emissions inventory for general and Non-Title V Air Permits.
  • Conducts regulatory monitoring and compliance activities for FMD properties including field inspections, oversight of 3rd party environmental consultants, abatement oversight of hazardous materials, or other physical/chemical/biological contaminants.
  • Develops corrective methods, controls, and procedures to improve work environments and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Develops strategic program plans and initiatives to meet County and FMD needs.
  • Functions as a technical advisor to other County Departments for FMD related environmental programs and liabilities.
  • Assists in the development of County policies and procedures regarding State and Federal environmental compliance.
  • Keeps current on emerging issues, techniques, and regulations in the environmental and industrial hygiene fields.
  • Conducts research for a variety of environmental and sustainability-related issues.

Working Conditions: Must be able to work in a normal, indoor office environment and must be able to work outdoors in a real estate project environment. Must have the manual dexterity of hands and body to operate: office equipment, and motor vehicles. Exposure to various forms of hazardous energy sources relating but not limited to mechanical and electrical systems. Must be able to safely climb, ladders, scaffolding, and step stools in the execution of duties. It requires bending, climbing; stooping, kneeling, crawling, and squatting in all indoor and outdoor environments. Must be capable of using various forms of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required to fulfill the requirements of the position. Must be able to manage frequent interruptions, time pressures, high work volumes, multiple and complicated tasks, unscheduled tasks, team-oriented activities, prompt decision-making, and interaction with government officials and the public. Must constantly maintain concentration, accuracy, ethical behavior, and a professional demeanor.Special working environments including but not limited to: adult and juvenile detention facilities; medical facilities both detention and public health; forensics; courts; related justice facilities. Successful candidates must be able to pass an applicable background check to obtain clearance to access legal, justice, and other secured facilities. Selection Procedure

The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to the midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances. Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

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Safety Analyst II – City of Phoenix Water Services Department

Posted: May 12, 2020

Safety Analyst II (Critical Position)

Job ID36237

Location: Professional & Supervisory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

ABOUT THIS POSITION

THIS IS A CRITICAL POSITION. During the current health crisis, any job interviews will be held by video or audio conference.

The Water Services Department (WSD) is currently seeking a Safety Analyst II (SA II) for the Safety & Training Section to identify, evaluate and mitigate workplace hazards within the Distribution and Meters Divisions. WSD is one of the largest water/wastewater utilities in the nation, serving 1.7 million residents within a 540 square mile service area. In addition to protecting public health and safety by treating raw and waste waters and delivering clean water to our customers and the environment, our organization is committed to safety, innovation, environmental protection, and regulatory compliance.

The SA II will join a roughly 20-member professional safety staff; coordinate environmental, health and safety efforts with peers and other WSD Divisions; supervise one or two Safety Analyst Is; and report to the Safety Program Coordinator.  The SA II works in groups and independently on assigned programs, training and projects.

In the Distribution Division, maintenance and repair projects generally take place in work zones within city rights-of-way, utilizing crews and heavy trucks/equipment to excavate and backfill around water mains and other underground utilities.  In Meters, a variety of vehicles and equipment are used to provide customer services and maintain water meters ranging from small residential units in hand-boxes to large commercial meters in vaults.

A key responsibility is to build positive, trusted relationships with clients at all levels of the Team and organization. In addition, the SA II assists in developing safety policies, procedures, training, accident investigations, and implementation of programs pursuant to federal occupational safety, motor carrier, and environmental and fire protection frameworks (such as Trenching and Shoring, Hazard Communication, Asbestos Exposure and Disposal, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Fire Drills, etc.).  The SA II also collaborates with other departments, consultants, contractors, vendors and third-party trainers.

This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

SALARY

$50,066 – $76,211 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days.  For more details, visit:

Unit 7 Benefits

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of experience in accident prevention or loss control program including at least one year of professional work experience with department-wide safety and employee occupational health, training, and motor vehicle safety programs

A bachelor’s degree in safety management, risk management, or related field.

An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered

Working irregular hours, second and/or third shifts, weekends, holidays and evenings may rarely be required.

The City job description can be found here.

All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Safety experience in a water/wastewater, underground utilities, construction, or industrial setting

Experience with Commercial Vehicle licensing inspections and operations

Experience with Heavy and mobile equipment inspections and operations

Professional safety certifications and/or training

Experience in researching and drafting safety policies and procedures

Experience in providing training in classroom and field settings

Experience in program implementation and management

RECRUITMENT DATES

First review of applications will occur the week of May 25, 2020. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on June 8, 2020, whichever is sooner.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

For other important information related to employment with the City of Phoenix, please click here.

Link to All City of Phoenix Employment Opportunities

If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.

REFERENCE

Safety Analyst II, JC:05060, ID# 36237, 05/11/20, 6 mos, VG, Benefits: 007

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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JA-05060-36237-002.pdf

Lab Safety Inspector – ASU

Posted: May 07, 2020

Job Posting Preview Laboratory Safety Inspector

60527BR

Campus: Tempe

Laboratory Safety Inspector

Job Description

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Dean’s Office Infrastructure and Safety Team is seeking a motivated, self-directed Laboratory Safety Inspector.  Reporting to the Assistant Director of Safety, the position will: Coordinate chemical, biological, electrical, and physical safety programs for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE).  Participate in safety oversight in instructional and research laboratories and chemical storage areas; act as a department informational resource on chemical safety; complete: chemical inventories, cataloging, sorting, waste disposal, workplace modification, repairs, safety emergency evaluation & initial timely response and do other duties related to safety. This is a specialized classification and not part of a series.

Job Family

Research & Laboratory

Department Name

EDO Infrastructure

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

EXEC VP/PROVOST

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$38,160 – $55,000 per year; DOE

Close Date

29-May-2020

Category

02

Essential Duties

  • Maintains and identifies opportunities for improvements in the Laboratory Safety Inspections Program including the laboratory registration program.
  • Performs safety inspections to identify potential safety and health hazards and determines priority of hazard correction.
  • Develops and implements health and safety educational programs or activities to improve awareness of health and safety procedures.
  • Interprets and evaluates university compliance with applicable safety codes.
  • Provides input to EH&S laboratory safety policies and procedures in consultation with EH&S management for compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Assists with implementation and maintenance of laboratory safety training programs.
  • Performs industrial hygiene sampling to identify, quantify, and mitigate employee exposures to occupational hazards under the direction of the Assistant Director of Occupational Health & Safety.
  • Consults as necessary with laboratory management and employees regarding recognized and potential occupational health and safety hazards.
  • Maintains current knowledge of new and existing laboratory safety regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Implements pilot programs related to web-based laboratory safety registration and laboratory safety plans for use by the ASU community.
  • Supports Emergency Response Programs related to laboratory safety.
  • Supports the EH&S Compliance Officer Program.
  • Assists with development of web-based training programs.
  • Updates applicable EH&S procedures.
  • Participates on Safety Committee.
  • Inspects Engineering instructional and research laboratories and chemical storage areas as necessary; helps correct violations of university, local, state, or federal safety regulations; identifies, recommends and takes action to correct violations of proper laboratory or storage practices.
  • Checks chemical equipment and operating conditions, and repairs or reports malfunctions.
  • Schedules and conducts compliance inspections and generates corrective action reports.
  • Drafts report on inspection results and recommendations; submits reports to supervisor and other appropriate staff/faculty.
  • Counsels and informs staff, faculty and students on chemical safety techniques, packaging, and labeling practices (may include written bulletin, newsletter, or presentation).
  • Investigates safety related incidents and recommends necessary corrective action.
  • Cleans up chemical spills using proper chemical safety techniques; reports to supervisor and appropriate staff/faculty or departments.
  • Coordinates hazardous waste management and disposal with hazardous materials management staff.
  • Helps analyze and characterize unknown hazardous waste.  Analyzes and identifies safety policies, systems or procedures; recommends appropriate changes to management.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, public health, chemistry, or closely related scientific field AND four years experience in safety, fire prevention, environmental health, industrial hygiene or related field; OR, Eight years experience in safety, fire prevention, environmental health, industrial hygiene or related field, which includes one year in a supervisory capacity; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in academic research labs.
  • Experience in focusing on the consultative role rather than enforcing compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the needs of students, researchers, and principal investigators, while maintaining the highest safety standards.
  • Experience in producing results while working autonomously, with little oversight
  • Experience with teaching adults.
  • Experience in material science, Nano-Fabrication, and biomaterials.
  • Experience developing process and safety protocols.

Working Environment

  • Possible exposure to hazardous and/or toxic chemicals, in the course of work.
  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
  • Occasional travel, both in state and out of state, involving operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Wear PAPR or N95 respirators, clean room bunny suits, and personal protective equipment for Biological research and spill response.
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
  • Use personal protection equipment, including respirators
  • This position also receives managerial review of objectives.

Department Statement

This position is in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Dean’s Office Infrastructure Team. This Team supports all engineering schools, departments and centers at the Fulton Schools; provides quality research support services for varied research programs and is committed to recruit, retain and develop a diversified workforce.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety ReportIn compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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