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Industrial Hygienist (AA/S Exempt II)

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Industrial Hygienist (AA/S Exempt II)

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Ex II

Job Summary:
Under the general direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), the Industrial Hygienist serves in a leadership role and provides expert advice to support academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health and safety laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will serve as the campus chemical hygiene officer. Will lead and conduct accident and incident investigations; provide advice on safety matters; develop and implement general safety programs; develop and conduct safety training; review and analyze safety aspects of planned and ongoing experiments and advise researchers and students on improved safety conditions and devices.

FLSA: Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 monthly
Hiring Range: $4,693 - $8,489 monthly
Salary Grade/Range: 3
Step: N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Pay Plan: 12
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; other hours as required.

Department Information:
The office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) works to assure safe and healthful environments for all segments of the campus population, through programs of information and education, review and monitoring, technical consultation, and provision of direct services.

EH&S provides the University community the services and training needed to ensure safety and environmental responsibility.

EH&S is also responsible for developing programs to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal health, safety and environmental regulations, and campus policies on environmental health and safety.

Minimum Qualifications:
Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/ or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications:
1. Experience in completion of hazard assessments for laboratory, shop and facility maintenance activities.
2. Significant experience preparing and presenting EH&S trainings, recordkeeping and reporting.
3. Experience using typical Industrial Hygiene instrumentation, e.g., sound level meter, PID, 4-channel gas analyzer, personal sample pumps.
4. Experience conducting accident and incident investigations.
5. Possess knowledge of applicable regulations and consensus standards for occupational health and safety including Cal/OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, CA Fire Code.
6. Knowledge of appropriate spill response procedures for laboratory quantities of hazardous materials.
7. Knowledge/understanding and experience in identification, evaluation, and control of hazards associated with chemical handling, storage, transportation, use and disposal in a research university environment.
8. Knowledge and experience in a broad range of building engineering principles.
9. Strong hazard recognition and risk assessment skills for laboratory, shop, field research and maintenance activities.
10. Expertise with PC-based applications including word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
11. Strong written and oral communication skills.
12. Interpersonal communication skill in working with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization, including conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
13. Organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize and coordinate work as needed.

Physical Requirements
14. Ability to wear personal protective clothing (PPE)
15. Ability to occasionally perform lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and climbing.
16. Ability to occasionally maneuver, position, lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Conditions of Employment
Ability to pass background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
17. Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Physical/Life Science or Engineering.
18. Certified Industrial Hygienist., Certified Safety Professional.
19. Five years professional experience developing and managing EH&S programs, including chemical hygiene, in a higher education and/or research laboratory setting.
20. Completion of 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training.

Physical Demands:
Ability to wear personal protective clothing (PPE).

Ability to occasionally perform lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and climbing.

Ability to occasionally maneuver, position, lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
Valid Driver’s License and maintenance of safe driving record required.

Is Background Check Required: Yes

Background Check Disclaimer:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification:
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University,

Hiring Preference:
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Conflict of Interest:
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act:
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit

Posting Number: AS0884P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Open Date: 04/22/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Priority Application Deadline: 05/06/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Recruitment is open until filled. Priority application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

Position is required to work on-site during the COVID-19 campus closure.

Contact Name: Employment Services
Contact Phone: 916-278-6326
Contact Email:

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