University of Utah Job Description
Manages the hazardous chemical and infectious waste disposal programs by developing system-wide procedures, guidelines and contingency planning. Ensures that environmental compliance requirements are followed and coordinated with other safety programs. Supports other environmental programs such as air and water quality.
Air and Water Quality
Manages the Air and Water Quality Programs by developing system-wide procedures and guidelines. Serves as the University technical expert on air and water quality. Supports other environmental programs such as hazardous materials and waste management.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related scientific discipline plus three to five years experience in environmental compliance, hazardous waste or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Within three months of hire date the incumbent must complete the following: pass a medical examination and be cleared to wear negative and positive pressure respirators and personal protective equipment; and complete an OSHA 24-hour Emergency Responder training course.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific discipline and three to five years experience in air quality compliance, water quality compliance or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Incumbent must pass a medical examination and be cleared to wear negative and positive pressure respirators and personal protective equipment within three months of hire date.
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.
Incumbents must be diplomatic when communicating with regulators, faculty and staff regarding waste disposal regulations and requirements. Incumbents must act decisively when responding to emergency situations.
The work environment involves regular exposure to hazardous and potentially hazardous wastes and materials, which requires following basic safety precautions and wearing appropriate protective gear.
Incumbents may be required to work extended hours and provide on-call coverage. Some travel is required.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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