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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 789619
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Environmental Health And Safety 10059708
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Police/Health and Safety, Research/Scientific, Administrative Professionals- AP, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Union

Position Summary

This position is primarily responsible for conducting laboratory inspections. Will also provide support for all aspects of Environmental Health and Safety including radiation, chemical, and biological safety programs and operations; collect and report on compliance data; maintain inspection files and documentation; and assist in maintaining compliance with federal and state licenses and permits, safety rules, regulations, and guidelines. Position responsibilities are expected to include inspection and risk remediation in laboratories and other facilities governed by provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Regulations, and/or by government grant terms and conditions imposing citizenship restrictions on project participants.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired by completing a four-year college degree; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in laboratory safety, safe experimental design and/or as a facility compliance inspector, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

One to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in laboratory safety, safe experimental design and/or facility compliance inspector. A broad foundation in the physical or life sciences or engineering, the fundamentals of chemistry to understand research processes and materials, and their related health hazards. Professional knowledge of industrial hygiene concepts, principles and practices applicable to the performance of industrial hygiene inspections. Demonstrated experience in report writing, record keeping and interpretation of compliance standards; four-year college degree; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an environmental specialty related to the area of employment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Six months to one year of related work experience in industrial hygiene, biological safety or infection control, which may include work in conducting site audits for compliance with written occupational safety and health or infection control programs, recommending and assuring implementation of PPE and controls as well as disinfection strategies, or developing and/or performing training to all levels of workers; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This is an off dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Website

HTTPS://EHS.MSU.EDU/

Summary of Physical Demands

  • Lifting of up to 25 pounds from floor to waist is required
  • Carrying 30 pounds for 15 feet is required
  • Pushing/Pulling 50 pounds for 50 feet is required
  • Climbing stairs and ladders with 5 pounds is required

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort). Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas.

Bidding eligibility ends June 28, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.

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