Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Full time position in the Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S). This position assists in providing a safe environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. This position is responsible for making decisions that affect others' safety and well-being.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist and advise administrative, academic, clinical, facilities, off-campus housing, student groups, contractors and visitors with safety concerns and compliance, fire and life safety, safety policies, training, emergency response and construction safety.
Track injury/illness trends providing reports as necessary to departments.
Conduct ergonomic workstation evaluations for faculty and staff.
Develop and update training, policies and guidance to assist faculty, staff, students and contractors comply with federal, state and local regulations and University policies. Conduct indoor air quality investigations and industrial hygiene exposure monitoring.
Conduct accident, injury and near-miss reviews to determine specific causal factors to reduce future incidents. Implement injury/illness reduction programs and track results with departmental safety committees.
Conduct safety and compliance audits of numberous University environments including machine shops, art studios, wood shops and maintenance shops.
Assist other divisions in improving institutional safety programs.
The hiring range for this position is $56,472 to $58,472 annually.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Environmental Health & Safety. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Bachelor's Degree in health sciences, basic sciences or related field and a minimum of 2 years work experience in the EH&S field is required.
Advanced degrees and professional certifications (e.g. Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Professional Engineer (PE), CBSP and CHP) will also be considered.
Master of Science Degree in health sciences, basic sciences or related field.
Professional certification (e.g.
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), CSP, PE, CBSP and CHP) and 3 years of safety experience at a large academic research institution.
A 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training Certificate is preferred.
Equivalent of Missouri Class E Driver's License.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.