Responsible for providing comprehensive health and safety services and assisting in the University's goal of a safe and healthy workplace and academic environment.
Posting Position Title: EH&S Specialist 2, Safety Advisor
University Job Title: Safety Advisor Environmental Health & Safety
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to exercise good judgment regarding health and safety.Demonstrated skills and knowledge in technical safety disciplines (e.g., radiation safety, industrial hygiene, biosafety, chemical safety, environmental monitoring and sampling methods). Knowledge of radiation detection instrumentation and appropriate calibration procedures.
Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge of DOT, IATA and RCRA regulations, and hazardous waste management. General knowledge of other State and Federal environmental health and safety regulations.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to establish and maintain professional, collaborative, service-oriented, cooperative and effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and regulatory agencies through effective and positive communication.
Required Skill/ability 4: Good oral communication, training and presentation skills, including the abilities to communicate risks effectively, speak clearly and engagingly about health and safety issues before small and large groups. Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet and database computer programs.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously due to the diversity of EHS services and the wide-range of potential work locations on campus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, Radiation Safety/Health Physics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field and two years of work experience in a safety-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of safety and/or environmental issues, including rules and regulations that pertain to them.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.