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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Environmental Health and Safety Professional I in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Description

  • Under general supervision, monitors, controls, inspects, contains or removes hazardous material (biological, chemical, radioactive or other).

  • Provides support to ensure compliance with applicable standards, laws and regulations.

  • Performs surveys and routine safety inspections in the areas of biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety or industrial hygiene.

  • May participate in project management to facilitate laboratory moves and abatement projects, including coordination with vendors, contractors and internal clients.

  • Maintains storage areas, equipment, and personal protective equipment related to EHS programs.

  • Participates in training for program areas.

  • Responds to internal clients regarding chemical, biosafety, radiation safety and industrial hygiene concerns.

  • Maintains records and prepares reports.

  • Responds to emergency situations involving hazardous materials.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors plus 1 year experience in environmental engineering, public health, occupational health and safety or other appropriate science-related field of study (i.e. chemistry) is required.

  • Experience should be in an environmental, healthcare, or safety related field.

  • Equivalent combination of experience, education and training is accepted.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Must be able to work the 2 nd shift for several days a week

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 57873

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Research Administration

Department Environ Health & Safety Office

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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