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Safety Specialist – Arizona State University

Posted: Jul 09, 2020

Safety Specialist

61382BR

Campus: Tempe

Job Description: ASU’s Environmental Health and Safety is looking to hire an experienced Safety Specialist to monitor the workplace environment and investigate safety concerns and/or accidents. This position provides assistance in monitoring activities to ensure the health and safety of the university community.

Job Family: Environmental Health/Safety

Department Name: EHS Lab Safety

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

VP Code: EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE

Scope of Search: Open

Grant Funded Position: This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000 per year; DOE

Close Date: 20-July-2020

Category: 02

Essential Duties

  • Participates in site visits to audit, provide consultation and/or conduct inspections of university facilities using hazardous materials and processes including: biological, chemical, lasers, and radiological materials, to ensure compliance with federal, state, local regulations, codes, and university requirements.
  • Consults with faculty, staff, students and others to provide technical and problem-solving assistance and answer questions related to safety.
  • Develops checklists and identifies and informs the team of problems with the safe, legal and environmentally responsible handling of hazardous materials.
  • In collaboration with the Safety Partners, takes measurements or ensures measurements have been taken to satisfy regulatory requirements, standard best practices and in accordance with department training.
  • Prepares data and drafts reports required for tracking, decision-making and/or to satisfy compliance requirements.
  • May communicate with customers on safety-related matters.
  • Assists with reviewing, interpreting and evaluating compliance activities and policies supporting safety and environmental compliance programs and assists with implementing changes as required to address deficiencies or carry out improvements.
  • Investigates and alerts management of any regulatory changes to ensure facility and personnel safety.
  • Assists with the development and guidance for safe and effective management of hazardous processes and the safe handling of hazardous materials, including biologicals, chemicals, and radioactive materials.
  • Operates specialized equipment such as devices used for gas detection, mercury vapor analysis, laser measurements and radiation detection.
  • Maintains inventory and storage management systems for hazardous materials including biologicals, chemicals, and radioactive and potentially radioactive substances.
  • Participates in project teams conducting special studies and recommends solutions or alternatives.
  • Coordinates, participates in and facilitates safety education, outreach, and workshops for faculty, staff and students in the use of department data management and processing tools.
  • Trains staff to calibrate and maintain monitoring equipment and serves as a back-up to ensure calibration and/or maintenance occurs as scheduled.
  • May assist with creating and maintaining safety databases using various information systems or user-specific software.
  • Assists in conducting accident and incident investigations and recommends corrective action or preventative measures.
  • Works on a project team(s) to assist with the development or facilitation of high impact training materials and participates in logistics planning, communication and marketing.
  • Assists with environmental programs to ensure federal, state and local regulatory requirements are met.
  • May serve as a member of the department emergency response team and participates in emergency drills and actual emergencies.
  • Supports pollution prevention program and sustainability education programs.
  • Drives a university vehicle and possesses a valid AZ driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in physical sciences or an Associate’s degree in the sciences field and two years of related experience; Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Occupational Health and Safety and laboratory safety programs
  • Experience with the following: auditing and or conducting inspections of biological, chemical, lasers, hazardous waste, and radiological materials in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, and codes.
  • Experience with delivering customer service to stakeholders and researchers regarding safety-related matters
  • Experience with hazardous materials processes
  • Experience conducting audits, advising stakeholders and conducting training

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Work in laboratories, shops, waste facilities and other hazardous locations.
  • Work in indoor and outdoor environments that may include extreme weather conditions; hot in summer and cold in winter Participate in respiratory protection program; assists with respiratory fit testing and training.
  • Participate in ASU medical surveillance programs, which may include vaccinations.

Department Statement

With more than 70,000 students across four campuses, Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university located in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States. ASU’s historic Tempe campus is home to research-based academic disciplines. At the West campus, ASU offers students interdisciplinary programs for broad learning experiences. At the Polytechnic campus, students approach professional and technological programs through project based learning. The Downtown Phoenix campus, the university’s newest location, is focused on programs with public purpose.

As one of the fastest growing research universities in the United States, Arizona State University offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals. In a leadership role, EHS works with the research and administrative communities to develop sound, cost effective solutions to the challenges associated with the development of compliance strategies and good practices. For more information about the Department of Environmental Health and Safety, please visit our website at: http://cfo.asu.edu/ehs. ASU offers tuition waivers (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacations and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities to prepare you for the challenges ahead. The position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona and provides support to all four ASU campuses.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, professional licenses, Department of Motor Vehicle, and certifications. Possession of a current Arizona driver’s license is required upon employment.

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.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint 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.Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; Environmental Health and Safety will not be a sponsor for 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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Safety Technician – Arizona State University

Posted: Jul 09, 2020

Safety Technician

61365BR

Campus: Tempe

Job Description: ASU’s Environmental Health and Safety is looking to hire an experienced, positive, and enthusiastic individual to be the safety technician. This position assists with a wide range of routine assignments in several specialty areas involving safety. The work includes data collection, field work, research and training.

Job Family: Environmental Health/Safety

Department Name: EHS Lab Safety

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

VP Code: EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE

Scope of Search: Open

Grant Funded Position: This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range: $39,208 – $48,984 per year; DOE

Close Date: 16-July-2020

Category: 02

Essential Duties

  • Assist with and may coordinate site visits (e.g., audits, consultations, inspections) of university areas that utilize hazardous processes or hazardous materials (e.g., biological, chemical, lasers, radiological materials) to ensure compliance with federal, state, local regulations, codes, and university requirements.
  • May assist in performing pollution prevention and sustainability education programs.
  • Use a checklist as assigned to identify problems associated with the handling of hazardous materials and processes.
  • May conduct measurements with supplied equipment and training, and provides the data for required reports for tracking, decision-making and/or to satisfy compliance requirements.
  • Work with the department to communicate to customers on safety related matters.
  • Provide data to support compliance activities and to ensure environmental and safety programs are implemented and assists with implementing changes.
  • May perform routine and frequent labor-intensive tasks.
  • Assist with on- and off-site handling, storage, packaging transport and/or disposal of hazardous materials.
  • May handle hazardous materials, including: biologicals, chemicals, lasers and radioactive materials and using specialized equipment (e.g., equipment used for gas detection, mercury vapor analysis, and radiation detection).
  • May assist in maintaining inventory and storage of hazardous materials (e.g. biologicals, chemicals, and radioactive and potentially radioactive substances).
  • Assist project teams with special studies to recommend solutions or alternatives.
  • Assist with developing training and workshop for staff in the use of data processing and management tools.
  • Maintain department databases keeping information current using various information systems or user specific software.
  • May assist with routine office functions including: answering phones and transferring calls, organizing data/files and filing documents, ordering supplies and maintaining inventories.
  • May assist with processing training records and inspection results and creating and updating documents to comply with ASU brand and marketing standards.
  • Work as a member of project team supporting the development or facilitation of high impact training materials and participate in logistics, planning, and communication.
  • Complete onsite data collection checklists for environmental sample analysis and equipment readings.
  • Calibrate and maintain monitoring equipment as assigned.
  • May serve as a member of department emergency response team and participates in emergency drills and actual emergencies.
  • Drive an ASU vehicle with a valid AZ Driver’s License

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in a science or technical field directly related to the position and two (2) years related experience; or High School diploma with a minimum of 4 years science or technical experience; Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management.
  • Experience with safety programs including: hot work, control of hazardous energy, confined space, aerial lifts, forklifts, fall protection, and hearing conservation.
  • Evidence of desired certifications: Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT), or similar certification, 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response certification.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Work in laboratories, shops, waste facilities and other hazardous locations.
  • Work in indoor and outdoor environments that may include extreme weather conditions; hot in summer and cold in winter Participate in respiratory protection program; assists with respiratory fit testing and training.
  • Participate in ASU medical surveillance programs, which may include vaccinations.

Department Statement

With more than 70,000 students across four campuses, Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university located in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States. ASU’s historic Tempe campus is home to research-based academic disciplines. At the West campus, ASU offers students interdisciplinary programs for broad learning experiences. At the Polytechnic campus, students approach professional and technological programs through project based learning. The Downtown Phoenix campus, the university’s newest location, is focused on programs with public purpose.As one of the fastest growing research universities in the United States, Arizona State University offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals. In a leadership role, EHS works with the research and administrative communities to develop sound, cost effective solutions to the challenges associated with the development of compliance strategies and good practices. For more information about the Department of Environmental Health please visit our website at: http://cfo.asu.edu/ehs. ASU offers tuition waivers (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacations and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities to prepare you for the challenges ahead. The position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona and provides support to all four ASU campuses.ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, professional licenses, department of Motor Vehicle, and certifications. Possession of a current Arizona driver’s license is required upon employment.

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/tobaccofreeAmeriCorps, 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.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint 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.Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; Environmental Health and Safety will not be a sponsor for this position.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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Safety Manager – City of Scottsdale

Posted: Jun 24, 2020

Job Title: Safety Manager

Salary: $81,390.40 – $118,372.80 Annually

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Division: CITY ATTORNEY

Job Number: FY1920-00630

Closing: 7/12/2020 11:59 PM Arizona

Introduction

Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.  Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process, and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.  About The PositionPerforms a broad range of safety-related functions with special emphasis on developing, implementing, training, and managing citywide safety programs, and compliance with safety laws and regulations affecting the organization and its employees, including compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards.Selection Process:Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise.  Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

  • Fingerprinting
  • Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years
  • Drug Testing
  • Motor Vehicle Department Records Check

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Management, Risk Management, Business Administration or related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience directing, managing and providing oversight of a large and multi-faceted organization’s safety programs.
  • Must have at least one year of Lead or Supervisory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Preferred: Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/Service assignment. Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

  • Drafts and updates written OSHA Programs to bring the City into compliance with Standards adopted by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Promotes through leadership a robust safety training program for OSHA compliance, and to address local/national injury trends.
  • Conducts annual facility safety inspections.
  • Conducts emergency evacuation training and drills (in cooperation with other departments as necessary).
  • Develops job safety analysis and hazard assessments for all tasks or processes with potential risk for injury.
  • Works with Arizona OSHA (ADOSH) and City staff to ensure the City meets all criteria to participate in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program, which includes compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Develops, conducts, and supervises effective safety training programs to City employees to ensure OSHA compliance and employee safety.
  • Develops and manages the annual safety action plans for City division’s and works with each division to implement action plans.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Meet with City staff at accident sites located outside or inside buildings sometimes in small and confined areas and on top of buildings.
  • Work sometimes involves climbing elevations and accessing gravel or turf areas; climbs ladders.
  • Exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes, traffic hazards and unpleasant odors.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 35 pounds.
  • Travel to/from meetings and various City locations.
  • Shares in after-hours call-outs for accidents involving serious injuries to employees, damage to City property or possible City liability.

Click here to review the entire job description.The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation.  Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

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