Posting Number: P04818CT. Full-time. On-site. Salary Range: $21.00 – $31.90/hour, depending on experience.

Position Information

DepartmentEnv Health & Safety (QRS)
Classification TitleEnviron Health Safety Pro 1
Job TitleEnvironmental Health & Safety Professional 1
Appointment TypeClassified Staff
Job LocationCorvallis
Benefits EligibleFull-Time, benefits eligible
Remote or Hybrid option?
Employment CategoryRegular
Job SummaryThis recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Environmental Health & Safety Professional 1 position for Environmental Health & Safety at Oregon State University (OSU). Environmental Health and Safety’s (EH&S) mission is to foster a safe and healthful environment for the OSU community. EH&S’ goal is to partner with the OSU community to protect human health and the environment, ensure regulatory compliance, and to preserve University interests and assets. The results of this program affect the entire University student body, faculty, and staff.This position will assist university personnel that handle hazardous materials in providing advice and guidance to hazardous waste generators and the OSU community regarding proper labeling, storage, and management of hazardous waste. This position will collect, transport, and process hazardous, universal, and biological waste. Assist the hazardous waste program lead in maintaining compliance with state and federal hazardous waste management regulations. Support the operation and maintenance of the EH&S Annex waste management facility. Provide support to hazardous materials shipping program. Support EH&S emergency action plans including spill cleanup and remediation. This position requires mandatory training to include HAZWOPER, DOT, RCRA, and other department required training.
Why OSU?Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don’t wait for challenges to present themselves — we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.FACTS: Top 1.4% university in the world
More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
217k+ alumni worldwide
For more interesting facts about OSU visit: State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program. Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.
What We RequireA Bachelor’s degree with primary focus (45 quarter hours or 32 semester hours) in the physical sciences; OR An Associate’s degree in the science field and two years of related experience; OR A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or professional certifications. Preference may be given to applicants who have completed graduate-level courses or have additional experience in Industrial Hygiene, or in occupational, public, or environmental programs. Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.
What You Will NeedThis position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
What We Would Like You to HaveBachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Occupational Safety, Public Health, Health Physics or a related field 2 or more years relevant experience A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
Working Conditions / Work ScheduleTypical schedule is M-F 8am – 5pm; with some after-hours work during inclement weather, emergencies, or other University work curtailments or closures.This position supports essential functions of campus operations and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. The incumbent will be contacted by their direct supervisor or unit leadership daily for extended University delays or closures to determine if they are required to report to work.Work environment is varied and includes, but is not limited to work within laboratories, field, office, animal facilities, hazardous waste storage facilities, cleanup sites, shops, industrial sites, or over water.Use of personal protective equipment, including the use of respiratory protection is required.Ability to lift fifty (50) to seventy-five (75) pounds.
Pay MethodHourly
Pay Period16th – 15th of the following month
Pay DateLast working day of the month
Min Salary$21.00
Max Salary$31.91
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