Columbia University is seeking an experienced Health and Safety Officer to join its Operations team. Responsibilities include managing and supporting all phases of assigned safety programs for the Facilities Operations department. The Health and Safety Officer ensures and promotes a safe and healthful work and learning environment in compliance with regulatory agency standards and national guidelines. He/she will assist in all occupational safety programs and address workplace safety concerns. The incumbent will conduct safety observations and work area inspections to identify potential regulatory worker safety issues, report on findings and corrective actions taken/planned, and document corrections.
Bachelor’s degree and/or the equivalent. Minimum of 3–5 years of related experience required, preferably in safety, environmental health, industrial hygiene, or related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
For a detailed job description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at https://jobs.columbia.edu. The position requisition number is 094167
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative Action employer. Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 604-12193
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Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.