Posting DetailsTitle Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
Posting Number S01072JP Department Facilities Management Administration Job Summary
The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist will support the Director of Environmental Health and Safety in maintaining Bowdoin College's comprehensive Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Program. The Safety Specialist will work under the direction of the Director of EHS and be responsible for coordinating and conducting safety training, managing regulated wastes, directing hazardous material clean-up efforts, reviewing and revising safety plans, programs, and policies, assisting with job hazard analyses and exposure assessments, administering the HAZCOM program and acting as a “competent person” for some protrams. The position conducts routine inspections and audits of fire and life safety systems, emergency equipment, building safety, regulated waste collection areas, and generates associated reports. This position also requires data collection, managing compliance records, and sending out communications to both internal and external groups.
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Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 01/31/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.Supplemental Questions
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