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Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Environmental & Sustainability Technician

Job ID: 271032
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

To learn more about Georgia Southern's Vision, Mission and Values please click here:


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Department of Environmental Health & Safety

Job Summary

Support environmental compliance and Georgia Southern's commitment toward good management practices. Ensure compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.

  • Respond to pickup requests of hazardous waste, universal waste, or biomedical waste and properly store/label containers in hazardous waste building
  • Perform environmental compliance inspections and maintain accurate records. Assist with data collection and environmental reports
  • Maintain compliance with annual training certifications including Hazwoper, RCRA, and DOT. Pursue additional professional development opportunities as relevant
  • Respond to incidents, customer requests, emergencies and site clean-ups

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
  • One (1) or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Successful forty hour (40) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree from accredited college in Environmental Sciences or related field

Preferred Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience in higher education, research laboratories, environmental consultation, or comparable institutional environment

Proposed Salary

$14.86 - $18.17 per hour

This is an non-exempt position paid on a bi-weekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Experience with relevant environmental programs, governmental regulations, and industry standards.

Apply Before Date

May 6, 2024

Application review may begin on April 22, 2024.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Work performed in both indoor and outdoor environments
  • Stand, bend, walk, and lift as needed throughout the day
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach throughout the day
  • May, at times, be required to perform work in harsh conditions
  • Work is performed at times in uncomfortable weather conditions
  • Ability to use respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment as deemed necessary

Background Check
  • Standard

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