Senior Officer, Environmental Management Program (EMP)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
April 21, 2018
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR OFFICER, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to provide expert advice to support Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of federal, state, and local EHS regulations and good practices, within the Environmental Management Program. Will function as an integral member of a multidisciplinary EHS office. The main responsibilities will focus on the planning, oversight (inclusive of the contracts domain), and liaison functions between EHS, Facilities, DLCs, and the Sustainability Office regarding any and all aspects of waste management. This position serves as the hazardous waste program manager for MIT, overseeing an assistant officer and on-site vendor operations managing hazardous waste for the Institute. May be assigned to work with departments outside of the EHS Office and as cross-training skills are developed, in EHS areas other than the core environmental management discipline.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (professional credentials or master's degree desirable) in an EHS-related discipline, environmental science, engineering, physical science, biological science, or chemistry; expertise in environmental management, specifically in the areas of hazardous waste management, recycling, pollution prevention, general waste management, sustainability, and positive initiatives for the environment; general knowledge of EHS regulations specific to federal, state, local and consensus standards including expertise in at least some and general knowledge of most of the following: EPA, DOT, OSHA, Massachusetts DEP and DPH, Massachusetts' building code, and Cambridge Municipal Code; at least five years' relevant experience in EHS programs and recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous materials and conditions and physical agents; evidence of leadership and ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs within the workplace; eligibility for certification in an EHS discipline within five years (i.e., CHMM, CSP, CIH, CHP, etc.); effective written and oral communication skills; basic computer and database skills; and ability to influence, collaborate, prioritize, build teams, problem solve, and deliver high-level customer satisfaction. Job #15960-Q
Internal Number: 15960
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