|Job Description Summary:||
The Division of Safety & Facilities brings together University Resilience; the GW Police Department; Facilities Planning, Construction, and Management; GWorld; Transportation and Fleet Services and Events and Venues to better and more strategically support GW now and into the future. Given the many close connections and strong working relationships among these areas, this organizational structure streamlines university services, increases shared insights and collaboration, and optimizes GW resources.
The Health Safety Specialist, Occupational and Environmental Health is a member of Health & Emergency Management Safety within the Division of Safety & Facilities at the George Washington University. The position is responsible for inspecting laboratory and studio spaces to ensure a safe learning and working environment; handling of and proper disposal of hazardous materials waste generated in these spaces; inspection of academic, administrative and overall facilities of the university to detect unsafe or unhealthy conditions.
The Health Safety Specialist, Occupational and Environmental Health reports to the Assistant Director, Health & Safety. The Health Safety Specialist, Occupational and Environmental Health performs various health and safety activities within assigned areas of the university to determine compliance with federal, state, local and other codes, regulations and procedures, particularly as it relates to environmental, health, laboratory, fire, safety and related areas. Specialists document inspections and follow up to address any health and safety deficiencies with occupant and/or appropriate university unit.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
|Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:|
Degree in Safety Management, Public Health, Allied Health, or a related discipline.
Ability to provide emergency guidance via electronic communications media, and to use, calibrate, and interpret monitoring equipment such as CGI, PID.
|Typical Hiring Range||$25.37 - $34.89|
|Campus Location:||Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.|
|College/School/Department:||Safety and Security|
|Family||Safety and Facilities|
|Sub-Family||Safety and Emergency Response|
|Hours Per Week:||40+|
|Work Schedule:||Monday - Friday Occasional weekends and on-call is required.|
|Will this job require the employee to work on site?||Yes|
|Employee Onsite Status|
|Required Background Check:||Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
|Internal Applicants Only?||No|
|Job Open Date:||06/11/2021|
|Job Close Date:|
|If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:|
|Background Screening||Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.|
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.