Environmental Health & Occupational Safety Specialist
Facilities Management Services
Academic Prof - Full Time
Best Consideration Date
Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient
qualified applications have been received.
Under the direction of management, incumbent is responsible for
developing, coordinating, training and providing professional
consultation and technical expertise associated with environmental,
health and occupational safety (EHOS) matters. The incumbent works
with internal and external stakeholders to provide a safe
environment and to ensure compliance with all rules and
As part of an innovative and process focused EH&S team, the
successful candidate will be working closely with various PCC
stakeholders including PCC's Project teams. Existing projects
include the renovation of the Sylvania Campus Health Technology
Building and the Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center,
and planned projects include the Cascade Campus Public Safety
Building, Rock Creek's building 9 roof and various other existing
deferred maintenance and repair projects.
See the classification description for additional information:
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for
success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on
the demonstration of these qualifications.
- Experience working in a campus environment or public
- Construction safety experience
- Experience applying Prevention thru Design Principles
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with
demonstrated ability to communicate and work cooperatively with
district employees on all levels and backgrounds including diverse
academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students and staff
- Strong public speaking and presentation skills, and ability to
provide comprehensive training to a wide variety of audiences with
varying skill levels
- Strong organizational and time management skills
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum
qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and
end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial
Hygiene, Business Administration, Science or an Engineering related
field (experience performing the duties of the position may
substitute for the
degree requirement on a year for year basis).
Three years of relevant experience in construction environmental,
health and occupational safety and/or risk management related work
with experience in safety training and/or loss control (injury
Two years of lead and/or project management experience.
Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license.
Starting Salary Expectations
$53,416 to $57,272 (Step 3); based on qualifications,
experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range
$53461 to $92706 Annual Salary
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide
employees and their families, including domestic partners, with
access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health,
Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability,
Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement
System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into
the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC
offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation
program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your
spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of
age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time
employees at other accredited institutions.
*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not
eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term
Disability, or AD&D Insurance.
(Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional
vacation hours with years of services)
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit
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Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Work is performed both in an office environment and in the field
with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work
schedule. Regular travel between all PCC locations using a personal
vehicle and/or a college vehicle is required. Position involves
occasional bending, standing, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching
below and above shoulders, and lifting objects weighing up to 50
pounds while performing job duties. Walking, climbing ladders,
entering cramped and difficult locations and dusty/dirty
environments, may be part of routine activities depending on work
locations. Working hours may vary and occasional evening and/or
weekend work is required. Occasional lifting, guiding and/or carry
of materials may be required. May be exposed to potentially
hazardous conditions, noise and temperature extremes.
Background Check Required
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans'
Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying
veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment.
You will be given instructions during the application process
to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position,
and to provide the documents required for verification of
eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring
manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit
the following documentation:
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining
a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making
decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any
other protected class.
- Veterans: DD214
- Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department