This position, reporting to the Biological Safety Officer/Manager, will be the lead professional for shipping of biological agents and hazardous materials. Under general direction, this position will maintain support systems and programs to ensure that employees and faculty understand and comply with all Federal shipping regulations. This may include advising researchers on customs clearance requirements and assisting researchers obtain import permits from relevant Federal authorities.
This position supports the Biological Safety section oversight of BSL-2 laboratories; performs assessments of risks pertaining to infectious agents and biological toxins; reviews research proposals to promote health and safety; train laboratory personnel in biosafety principles and waste disposal, and authors standard operating procedures (SOPs) for research with biological hazards.
This position will assist in performing BSL-3 facility inspections, decontamination and conducting select agent inventories and requires successful completion of the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) process.
This position supports the CLIP (Collaborative Laboratory Safety Inspections) program by conducting monthly laboratory inspections. This position also serves on the EHS Emergency Response / Hazardous Materials team.
Education and Experience:
Four year degree with a preference for a related major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require specific certifications or licenses. Specific jobs will require additional minimum training and/or licensing upon selection.
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