Job No: 533002 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Environmental Health and Safety, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Federal, State, and local regulations and enforcement require the management and timely disposal of hazardous waste from the campus. The handling of hazardous materials is also strictly regulated. Other regulated programs that require oversight and compliance by this position include: Universal Waste handling, biohazardous waste regulations, the campus Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plan, Mixed Waste, PCB-containing electrical equipment, Air Pollution, Storm-water, Industrial Wastewater, and emergency spill response.
Hazardous waste management practices include collection, transport, segregation, storage, and documentation of all hazardous waste streams generated from SDSU facilities (to include classrooms, offices, laboratories, physical plant operations) and auxiliaries. Hazardous waste streams to include but not limited to chemicals, asbestos, medical wastes, universal wastes.
The Environmental Affairs Analyst will assist with environmental compliance, research safety, and regulatory projects including campus stormwater inspections, generator inspections and permits, spill prevention control and countermeasure (SPCC) inspections, sewer sampling, coordinating with vendors, fume hood certifications, distributing PPE and red bags, chemical inventory, door placarding, and training coordination.
The incumbent will be a team participant as a campus hazardous waste responder and be available after hours. Must be able to work with minimal supervision, assess program requirements and implement recommended changes, and have the ability to pay attention to detail.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for the development and implementation of programs aimed at protecting the campus community and providing compliance with numerous federal, state, and local regulatory statutes. This department reports to the Associate Vice President for Administration in the Division of Business and Financial Affairs.
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Education and Experience
Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
Licenses and/or Certifications
Valid California Driver's License or have the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.
Current 40-hr. HAZWOPER certification is preferred.
Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
Experience in the following areas: hazardous waste management, environmental compliance, research safety, health and safety.
Basic hazardous materials awareness.
Working knowledge of federal, state and local hazardous waste management regulations.
Working knowledge of good laboratory practices, safe chemical handling, storage and packaging procedures.
Understanding of basic chemical principles including hazards associated with different types of chemicals.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and manipulate 55-gallon drums of hazardous waste unassisted.
Ability to wear a respirator and pass an annual physical examination.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $5,000 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,518 - $6,791 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 21, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by November 20, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Michelle Puentes at email@example.com.
Advertised: Nov 07, 2023 (3:35 PM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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