Posting Number: S00808P
Department: Environmental Health & Safety
Salary Range: Negotiable-DOQ
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
The Director of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for supporting the implementation of the UT Dallas Environmental Health and Safety Programs. This position will perform duties in a multi-disciplinary Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) environment with a strong emphasis on environmental management, fire and life safety, occupational safety, occupational health, and industrial hygiene.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide services directly to the clients through field consultations, technical assistance, inspections, training, data collection and analysis.
In addition, the Director of EHS works together with the Office of Research to support university-wide bio-safety, radiation, and lab safety programs.
The Director of EHS will implement and supervise on-site safety programs and ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulations and reporting requirements.
This position also provides emergency response support and will require after hours and weekend response.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Safety or related field.
- Five to seven years’ experience in environmental and hazardous waste; laboratory safety; radiation safety and controlled substance oversight.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in relevant field of study (e.g. Chemistry, Environmental Health & Safety, Environmental Engineering) plus 10 years of relevant work experience.
Experience in a similar role in a campus setting.
Certified Chemical Hygiene Officer credential.
Board of Certified Safety Professionals credential.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.