Description Tufts Environmental Health and Safety (Tufts EHS) is assigned the responsibility to provide expert advice, guidance and direction to all members of the University community in all areas of occupational, environmental and public health including art safety, biological safety, fire safety, radiation safety, chemical safety, laboratory safety and shop safety. To achieve these goals, Tufts EHS operates four programs: Research Health and Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Management and Public Health. Tufts EHS is a division of the Department of Public and Environmental Safety. Tufts EHS has strong partnerships with the Vice Provost for Research, Facilities Services, University Police, Emergency Management, Fire Safety, Risk Management and Student Health Services to provide a safe and sustainable workplace and living space and to achieve compliance with all applicable codes, regulations and other mandatory directives in the areas of safety and environmental protection. The Laboratory Safety Support Officer is responsible for providing expert advice and technical services to Tufts faculty and staff in the areas of laboratory safety and regulatory compliance.
Organization: Environmental Health & Safety
Employee Status: Regular
Qualifications Basic Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, safety, industrial hygiene or other applicable technical field;
Minimum of one year comparable work experience in laboratory safety in an academic or research environment. Preferred Qualifications:
Frequent travel among the three campuses will be required to achieve the goals and objectives of the Laboratory Safety Support Officer.
Excellent verbal presentation skills with competence in developing content and presentation methods.
Progress towards certification will be considered. Special Work Schedule Requirements: May occasionally require work at nights, weekends and holidays to respond to emergencies or other time critical events and tasks. May require occasional evening and weekend hours in order to provide training and demonstrations to employees with novel work schedules. Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.