Specialist I/II/III, Safety & Health

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S439P

Home Org Name

Safety and Environmental Health

Division Name

Risk Management & Safety

Position Title

Specialist I/II/III, Safety & Health

Job Class Code

EE06A/B/C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Manager of Safety & Health, the Safety & Health Specialist conducts activities to advance the health and safety programs and objectives of the university community and promote university-wide compliance with local, State, and Federal codes and regulations. Such activities may be related, but not limited to general safety and health, animal program safety, industrial hygiene, and fire and life safety.

Essential Functions

-Assists in the development and implementation of Safety & Health program including project management, oversight of contractors, regulatory reporting and budget management.

-Works with stakeholders to proactively enact health and safety programs to address the needs of the university; facilitate safety & health training and materials for faculty, staff and students; conduct / lead inspections of university operations; and conduct, lead or assist professional contractors with industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, ergonomics, and accident prevention programs.

-Follows strategic direction from management for the improvement of the Safety & Health program and works collaboratively with other departmental functional areas and university operations to attain goals.

-May advise AU faculty and staff regarding safety, health, fire and life safety issues relevant to their work.

-Provides input to the university’s Authority Having Jurisdiction on code and regulatory compliance issues.

-Assists in monitoring, corrective and preventative action programs relative to safety, health, fire and life safety to evaluate conformance with federal, state, local and/or University requirements and/or policies and procedures relating to compliance and program management.

-Works with staff and contractors for the testing and certification of university fire and life safety systems and equipment, assists with construction project design plan reviews for fire and life safety code compliance and assists with fire investigations, analysis and reporting.

-Assists with fire drills.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Environmental Science, Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or a related field

Years of Experience

Level I requires no experience

Area of Experience

Experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II- 2 years experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement.

Level III - 4 years experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Employer may consider advance degrees in lieu of experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated experience of delivering effective results within a proactive safety, health, fire and life safety program in academic and/or research institutions.
Progressively advancing responsibilities within safety and health functions.
Experience working in higher education with a focus on training and education to perform the essential functions of the position.
Be able to demonstrate effective project management skills and speak about effective experiences.
Be able to communicate effectively and in multiple formats (spoken and written) to a diverse audience in a clear and succinct manner.

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$31,300 - $75,100

Job Category

Risk Management

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

09/30/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19674
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you posses a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Science, Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will obtain required degree in 6 months
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No


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