ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - MILWAUKEE

Job no: 237009-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/POP HEALTH SCI/POP HLTH
Location: Milwaukee
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Research, Scientific, Plant Sciences, Project Management



Position Summary:

Identifies and develops plans to address safety issues, provides consultation, and tracks and manages cases in a specific area of specialty so all work, recreation, and research can be performed safely and in compliance will all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards. Makes recommendations for the control of identified hazards and assesses hazards using relevant regulatory methodologies.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in environmental health field or related field required or relevant work experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Requirements:
-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences (such as local health
staff, property owners, housing inspectors, contractors and the general public);
-Ability to become certified as a lead risk assessor;
-Knowledge or experience in construction, building trades, or housing inspection;
-Ability and willingness to travel occasionally (in Wisconsin and out of state).
-1 year of relevant experience

Preferred qualifications:
-Certification as a lead risk assessor; Lead Supervisor-Proficiency in lead hazard investigation and a thorough knowledge of lead hazard remediation techniques, data utilization, and report writing;-Skill in outreach and consultation techniques and ability to work with a variety of professional groups and individuals.

License or Certificate:

Certified in Lead - Preferred
Valid Driver's License - Required
Good Driving Record and ability to be approved to drive a state vehicle - Required
Bi-lingual skills in Spanish language - Preferred

Additional Information:

Physical Demands
Ability and willingness to travel routinely across the state. Willingness and ability to travel overnight and/or out of state occasionally.
Ability to use appropriate respiratory and personal protection equipment.
Ability to lift at least 25 pounds in and out of a vehicle trunk, from the floor to counter height, and carry from one place to another.
Ability to climb steps and ladders unassisted, walk around construction, abatement and renovation sites with limited or difficult access because of work in progress, and work on knees when taking dust or other types of environmental samples.

Department(s):

A538500-MEDICAL SCHOOL/POP HEALTH SCI/POP HLTH

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $52,300 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the
position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Contact:

Nick Harding
neharding@wisc.edu
608-265-3735
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95BN) or ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95DN) or ASSOC ENVIRON HEALTH SPEC(R95FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

237009-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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