Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Position in Environmental Health and Safety (Due Feb 20, 2009)

The University of Illinois at Chicago, Environmental Health and Safety Office seeks an Assistant Director for Chemical Safety. The Assistant Director for Chemical Safety will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and management of the chemical safety and chemical hazardous waste programs for the University campus and medical center in compliance with RCRA, EPA and IEPA regulations.
Duties include management of LQG hazardous waste facility, supervision of staff, chemical safety training, chemical, incinerator and waste facility inspections and enforcement, and environmental compliance reporting. Other duties include waste minimization and chemical redistribution programs, participation on the campus Hazwoper Emergency Response Team, and assistance with the asbestos management program.
Advanced degree in Environmental Health and Safety, environmental or chemical engineering, environmental science or industrial hygiene required. CHMM, CSP, or CIH certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of current local, state and federal laws, codes and regulations pertaining to chemical safety and hazardous waste required. Three years of administration or management experience with staff supervision necessary. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills for a variety of audiences. Data management and analysis with database knowledge and experience a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and be capable of extensive walking and respirator use.
This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For full consideration, candidates must submit a letter of application and resume by February 20, 2009 to:
ehsojob@uic.edu  or Eva Ortegon, Search Coordinator, 820 S. Wood St., m/c 932, Chicago, IL  60612.
Email submissions preferred.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.