University of Utah Job Description
This position serves as the technical expert in occupational safety and conducts safety analyses related to the construction and operations/maintenance of facilities. Specialists provide expert advice to management regarding safety performance and the status of health safety programs.
Bachelor’s degree in a life science, safety engineering, or occupational safety and health related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience), AND three years professional experience in occupational safety. Knowledge of government regulations, professional association recommendations, consensus standards, safety analysis, and cost control principles is also required.
Experience delivering health and safety service in a higher education environment is preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position involves working on-call rotations after business hours, weekends, and holidays in order to respond to emergencies.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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