Safety Associate Or Safety Specialist - Environmental Health & Safety

West Virginia University Research Corporation Human Resources Morgantown , WV 26502

Posted 2 months ago

The Environmental Health & Safety unit at West Virginia University is seeking applications for two (2) Safety Associate or Safety Specialist (Environmental Health & Safety Associate or Specialist) positions. These positions will be responsible for planning, developing, managing and implementing various occupational safety and health programs.

In order to be successful in these positions, the ideal candidates will:

  • Provide support and assist with management of accident and injury logs as well as support of workers compensation program.

  • Respond effectively to various incidents, emergencies, indoor air quality complaints and building issues as needed.

  • Provide support and assistance for biosafety and blood borne pathogen programs and training.

  • Provide support and assistance to the Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Materials, Laboratory Safety, Biological Safety, Fire/Life Safety, Construction/Renovation and all other Occupational Safety and Health related programs.

  • Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring, response reports and recommendations as needed. Respond to indoor air quality concerns.

  • Assist with fire and life safety program according to federal and state regulations.

  • Respond to inquiries, supports clients with implementations of multi-disciplinary (laboratory, biosafety, industrial/hygiene occupational health and safety) programs through a service program of plans review, inspections, training, and technical assistance.

  • Prepare written and verbal reports, conducts investigations and special projects.

  • Responsible for monitoring occupational, chemical, and biological safety conditions in campus facilities by performing periodic physical surveys, inspections and reviews.

  • Identify unsafe conditions and hazardous situations in work environments, including laboratories; provide recommendations for mitigation, communication improvement needs and follow-up to ensure corrective action has occurred.

  • Take action where imminent dangers to life, health, or property are involved.

  • Interact with various institutional staff, administrative offices, researchers, service providers and regulatory agencies as required.

  • Assist with hazardous waste and biological waste management programs.

  • Attend conferences, professional development and training as needed and recommended by supervision.

  • Available to respond to institutional emergencies on a 24-hour basis, as needed. Response may require participation in remedial or containment efforts.

  • At the request of the Executive Director or Assistant Director of EHS, employee may assist in the operation or get engaged in activities at other campus or farm locations based on department needs and specific area of responsibility.

  • Assist in the operation of other Environmental Health and Safety programs and perform other duties as assigned.

The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus. Find out more about Environmental Health & Safety at https://www.ehs.wvu.edu/.

WVU offers a comprehensive benefits package, 12 paid holidays and generous paid time off, as well as many other discounts and services. Learn more about available benefits at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/benefits-and-compensation.

Number of Position: 2

For Safety Associate:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management or related field or equivalent experience is required.

  • Master's degree in one of the above areas is preferred.

  • At least two (2) years of directly related professional experience in environmental health and safety programs including fire and life safety, laboratory safety, chemical hygiene, hazardous materials, biological safety and/or occupational safety.


For Safety Specialist:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management or related field or equivalent experience is required.

  • Master's degree in one of the above areas is preferred.

  • At least four (4) years of directly related professional experience in environmental health and safety programs including fire and life safety, laboratory safety, chemical hygiene, hazardous materials, biological safety and/or occupational safety.

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Safety Associate Or Safety Specialist - Environmental Health & Safety

West Virginia University Research Corporation Human Resources