During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page âœMy Experienceâ has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts â“ If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
The Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor, under direction, assists with planning and supervising activities, and helps to establish and maintain effective safety programs in the areas of industrial hygiene, laboratory safety, occupational safety, and emergency response, as appropriate, to provide a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Position provides specialized knowledge in the operation and support of assigned areas within the environmental health and safety program. Develops programs, offers technical guidance and identifies, evaluates and measures the effectiveness of safety programs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops, plans, implements and maintains safety and risk programs, including university-wide training, designed to promote and ensure a safe workplace and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Creates, implements, monitors and manages air and water programs, pollution control, chemical and waste management, recycling, environmental health, asbestos, conservation and renewable energy. Promotes and raises awareness across campus of the impact of emerging environmental issues.
Maintains and coordinates university occupational health and safety programs.
Implements and provides oversight of the Texas A&M University System Environmental Management System (EMS).
Assists in the investigation of selected injury incidents that occur to university employees, students and visitors.
Maintains current knowledge of all laws and requirements established by state or federal agencies. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and national guidelines including, but not limited to, Texas Department of Health(TDH), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), University and Texas A&M University System (TAMUS).
Evaluates the effectiveness of operations and recommends organization and/or programmatic changes as necessary to maintain an effective and compliant health and safety program. Evaluates the impact of new or proposed regulations on existing services, procedures, programs, and communicates that information to the community.
Assists with emergency response to environmental, health, and safety issues including floods, spills, and contaminated areas to ensure third party contractors and response personnel are following university expectations and requirements.
May respond to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate health and safety concerns.
Assists with the pick-up, storage, and removal of unwanted hazardous materials on campus.
Performs building assessments to identify necessary life safety, accessibility, and barrier removal improvements.
Manages and maintains departmental inventory.
Serves on select university committees and councils.
Education: Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Five (5) years of related experience in a safety and health field such as: industrial hygiene, fire safety, occupational safety or occupational health to include two (2) years supervisory experience. Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) regulations. Knowledge of safety equipment appropriate to areas of responsibility. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to work after hours in emergency situations as needed.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: Certified by a nationally recognized safety organization in areas such as radiation safety, fire safety, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, or waste management, or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Physical Requirements: None
Other Requirements: None
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Related experience working in Higher Education.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus all employees are expected to facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The University has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Internal Number: R-019430
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