Environmental Health and Safety Technician HV-NTP - #3368109

Hudson Valley Community College

Date: 22/09/2022
City: Troy, NY
Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 por year
Contract type: Full time
Hudson Valley Community College
Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.

Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.

Environmental Health and Safety Technician

Please Note: In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor\'s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or related field. (OR) an Associate\'s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or related field (AND) at least two years of recent experience in an Environmental Health and Safety related function, proficiency in Microsoft applications, ability to work well in a team environment and independently, excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks to completion and general experience with OSHA, EPA, DEC and NFPA regulations pertaining to Environmental Health and Safety required.

Nature and Scope of Duties:

The Environmental Health and Safety Technician reports to the Director of Environmental Health & Safety and performs the following duties:

1. Assists in the implementation and maintenance of campus environmental, health, safety and fire safety policies and programs governing a safe campus environment and meeting regulatory compliance;

2. Conducts workplace inspections, manages records of such inspections according to department procedures.

3. Maintains Environmental Health and Safety files and records. Modifies and implements compliance tracking programs and recordkeeping systems.

4. Assists in administrative functions including: procurement of safety equipment and supplies, maintenance and calibration of scientific equipment, issuance of safety glass and safety shoe vouchers, scheduling of Environmental Health and Safety services with outside vendors;

6. Assists in responding to emergencies where health, safety and environmental compliance may be affected;

7. Conducts industrial hygiene monitoring for chemical and physical hazards.

8. Participates in Safety Committee meetings and other campus wide functions;

8. Maintains effective communication and working relationships with Physical Plant staff, Public Safety staff, Deans and Department Chairpersons, Environmental Health and Safety staff, and all campus employees and outside regulatory agencies.

9. Completes special projects as assigned;

10. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Environmental Health & Safety.

The salary for this position is $35,000-$40,000.00.

To apply, please visit www.hvcc.edu/jobs and complete the online application before the close date of October 2, 2022.

Hudson Valley Community College offers full benefits which include health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers for employees and their spouse and children and a generous leave policy.

Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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