University of Rochester Occupational Safety Specialist - 219127 in Rochester, New York
Occupational Safety Specialist
Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Environmental Health & Safety
8 AM-5 PM
Assists the Senior Industrial Hygienist in planning and directing a University-wide program for the prevention of exposure of staff, students, patients and visitors to hazardous physical, chemical, or biological agents other than ionizing radiation.
Manages and oversees the University’s Bloodborne Pathogens Program
Monitors exposures to hazardous agents
Design and Construction Safety
Manages all exposure monitoring Equipment
Reviews corrective actions taken after employee injuries/incidents
Responsible for organizing, monitoring, and maintenance of SMH Safety Policies
Creates and manages and compliant safety policy, programs, and guidelines
Creates and provides safety training presentations to clinical staff and other University personnel
Participates on University’s Spill Team and other emergency response teams as part of EH&S may be called in at any time 24/7 as needed.
Performs other duties as required or assigned
Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree in Industrial Hygiene preferred.
Ability to become a Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Preferred candidate will have minimum 3-5 years of related experience in an academic, industrial or hospital environment performing hazard assessments, safety inspection, or managing safety programs.
Maintain Professional Development and Certifications (if applicable)
Ability to work independently or in team environment
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Strong organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to interact on a professional level with the University community, including faculty, staff, Principal Investigators and medical professionals
Must have own transportation with current registration and valid driver’s license.
Has the ability to wear respiratory protection
Be available for emergency response as part of EH&S Spill Team
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled