Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $4,583.34-$5,000.00/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Applies professional knowledge or expertise in one or more specialty areas within Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) and serves as lead person on one or more program(s) within a single discipline. Work is reviewed upon completion to ensure predetermined objectives are adequately met and that application of professional-technical judgment is sound. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice. Decision-making is based on established procedures; relevant laws; regulations and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology; impact on other EH&S programs, and senior management approvals as required. Decisions may impact individual work, other EH&S programs, other departments and / or segments of the organization.
Under the direction of the Laboratory Safety Program Manager, the incumbent serves as a campus Laboratory Safety Specialist. The primary emphasis of this position is to manage the comprehensive laboratory inspection process, including inspecting all hazardous materials laboratories, providing follow up assistance as needed, developing program metrics, and preparing summary reports. This position also provides comprehensive support to the research community, including support of radiation safety, biosafety, and chemical safety programs.
Understands and supports the EH&S mission and vision. Contributes to a successful team-oriented work environment ensuring interdependence and cooperation; constructive and positive communications; and mutual support. Promotes and exemplifies campus, divisional, and departmental high standards for excellent client service, effective use of resources, workplace safety, professional development, personal accountability, and continuous improvement.
Some special conditions include:
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check through CA-DOJ and FBI. Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and may participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program. Must pass a pre-employment physical with the ability to re-certify biannually. Ability to travel to multiple work locations both on and off campus.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific, engineering or environmental science field and or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Thorough written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen and skill to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
Strong analytical and organizational skills to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of projects within time and budget constraints.
Strong skill to appropriately use technology and relevant scientific equipment as required.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 05-16-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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