Job no: 245569-AS
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Health and Safety
The Safety Specialist will be responsible for supporting and
developing multidisciplinary College of
Engineering (CoE) safety programs necessary to maintain a safe and
healthy environment for
faculty, staff, students and visitors. The Safety Specialist will
report to the Director for Safety and
work closely with College of Engineering faculty, staff and
students. This position will also work in
coordination with the UW-Madison Environment, Health & Safety
(EHS) department. This position will be the primary safety contact
for the College of Engineering Graduate Student Safety Committee
and undergraduate student organizations.
About the Job:
Health & Safety Specialist II (CP005)
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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
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Bachelor's Degree (BS)
Focus in an occupational/environmental health/safety, or STEM field
Safety Certifications desirable.
0-3 years of experience in an occupational or environmental health
and safety profession. New
graduates will be considered. Applicant will have the ability to
conduct safety inspections and
hazard analyses, initiate and manage projects, and develop positive
working relationships with a
diverse group of individuals in an academic environment.
- Knowledge of occupational and environmental safety principles,
including use of engineering/
administrative and personal protective equipment.
- Knowledge of OSHA regulations, including the OSHA Laboratory
- Ability to create/conduct engaging technical safety training
- Fluency with common computer programs and databases.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with diverse faculty, staff and
students through strong interpersonal skills and effective oral and
- Ability to work independently and with teams as needed.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks.
The position requires excellent organizational skills as well as
strong communication and interpersonal skills. A high degree of
motivation, demonstrated capabilities in planning and
prioritization of tasks, ability to be flexible in work
assignments, independent problem solving and analytical skills are
also important to the position. New graduates will be
A193501-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/RESEARCH ADMIN
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
Env Health & Safe Spec II(CP005)
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
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
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
Nov 12 2021 Central Standard Time
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