Since its founding in 2004, Agilyx has been committed to finding ways of turning plastics into a renewable resource. Given the utility of plastics to modern life, its use has proliferated in the past 50 years. For a variety of reasons, the recycling of plastics has been problematic. Agilyx, recognized as Waste Dive’s “Market Developer of the Year,” is systematically attacking those problems and is currently commercializing several product lines using mixed waste plastics as feedstocks.
The EHS Manager is responsible for driving the design, implementation, and training of the Health & Safety Program. It requires a hands-on, knowledgeable, highly responsive team player who is a self-starter, resourceful, brings creativity and strong interpersonal skills to the organization. This position acts as a collaborative team member and not a punitive enforcer.
This position will conduct safety evaluations and investigations, take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act, conduct technical training and provide abatement assistance for employers and employees.
Three assistant professor positions are in the UW School of Public Health, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. We seek candidates from all disciplines that inform environmental and occupational health but are particularly interested in applicants with scholarship in one of the following areas of expertise: (1) Occupational Health and Safety; (2) Environmental Epidemiology; and (3) Toxicology. The posting for these three positions is here.
Two positions are for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professors in Environmental and Occupational Health, with a particular interest in in applicants with environmental public health practice OR Occupational Health and Safety practice. The posting for this position is here.
There are two safety officer positions opened at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The position is in the hospital/clinical safety section and we deal with things such as IH monitoring, fire response, respiratory protection, construction safety, and surveying of clinical areas for safety issues.
The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) contributes to the mission of the Oregon State University extension service by serving as a source of objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related subjects to the public and professionals, and by serving as a source of pesticide exposure data for Tribal, state, and federal partners.
As a Pesticide Specialist, you’ll dig into the science to answer technical questions about pesticide risk for both the general public and professionals. You’ll also develop educational resources like web pages, fact sheets, infographics, and other materials.
Minimum requirements include a B.S. degree in toxicology, environmental science/chemistry, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, public health, biology, soil science, microbiology, environmental science, or a closely related scientific area (degree must include coursework in biochemistry, physiology, or equivalent). Current students are not eligible to apply.
Employee will be required to work from the OSU campus in NPIC offices, with some work from home possible.
Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are many times that the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.
What will you do? As the Occupational Health & Pesticide Exposure Program Coordinator, you will coordinate activities of the Occupational Public Health Program (OPHP) and Pesticide Exposure Safety & Tracking program (PEST). You will coordinate efforts with OPHP to monitor indicators of occupational safety and health, investigate emerging issues and promote translation of science into action while placing underserved and vulnerable workers at the center of this work. You will investigate and report on the health impact of pesticide poisoning on Oregonians for program partners, and policymakers. You will collaborate with PEST partner agencies, health care providers, and migrant worker clinics and organizations to provide outreach and increase the reporting of pesticide related illness and injury in Oregon. In addition, you will create educational materials and facilitate presentations in English and Spanish on program information and respond to inquiries to communicate program information to the public, policymakers, nongovernmental organizations, and partners including the National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), regulatory agencies, and reporting healthcare providers. You will also represent OPHP and PEST at local, regional, and national meetings.
While in this position, you will develop and maintain cooperative agreements; participate in writing proposals for new grants; develop and maintain project policies, standard operating procedures, and manuals; develop and monitor program budgets; write reports on activities for both PEST and OPHP; and adjust activities to meet changing priorities. You will identify and determine the allocation of resources needed to accomplish program goals and evaluate the progress of program to ensure objectives are fulfilled and action items are carried out.
This position also conducts case investigations including interviews in English and Spanish; coordinates acute pesticide illness and injury case follow-up/investigations; creates requisitions for medical records and data from state and local epidemiologists; consults with OHA physicians and toxicologists; classifies reports of pesticide poisoning per national classification criteria; and report classifications to NIOSH and EPA. In addition, this position refers approved cases to the Oregon Pesticide Analytic and Response Center (PARC) and communicates with PARC and other state agencies about case findings, in accordance with confidentiality rules.
What’s in it for you? The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
Experience managing projects which includes planning, organizing, directing, motivating, controlling and decision-making.
Knowledge of the community and populations served by the scope of the programs.
Experience working with budget processes, budget management, contractual agreements, and procurement procedures, specifically to agency and division practices is desired.
Experience working with legislative processes and procedures relevant to the agency and to categorically funded programs with a desired understanding of Oregon Administrative Rules applying to confidentiality of data for public health special studies and natural resource and public health protection programs at the federal, state, and local government levels.
Experience writing clear and concise technical documents to compose direct narratives and data reports.
Experience interacting professionally and diplomatically to communicate technical information to individuals and groups and to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with internal and external partners.
Experience working in risk communication to promote risk information exchange between agency partners, stakeholders, and the public.
Experience developing scientifically accurate and understandable public health outreach and education materials in both English and Spanish.
Experience making presentations and facilitating educational training sessions.
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Publisher or other graphic design software application, MS Project or other project management software application, and SharePoint or other web editing and maintenance software application.
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The Climate Justice Grassroots Organizer works as staff for both Beyond Toxics and the Eugene/Springfield NAACP to serve as the policy and political voice of community members in Lane County and Oregon concerned with climate change, social and economic justice. The position’s primary focus is advocating for climate justice and resiliency, decarbonization and green energy, and environmental protections. Importantly, the staff member will identify ways to apply 2 traditional ecological knowledge, just transition practices and frameworks and values to their organizing and advocacy efforts. The position is based at the Eugene offices of Beyond Toxics and NAACP, and this staff person must reside in the greater Eugene-Springfield area.
I am looking for a full-time project manager for two of my projects funded by NIOSH: the Oregon Fatality Assessment, Control, and Evaluation program (OR-FACE) and the Work-Life Check-ins, a Total Worker Health intervention to reduce burnout at primary care clinics. I am searching for an applicant to assist with all the moving parts of a research project (e.g., IRB protocols, agency reports, interaction with partners, content development). Here is the link to apply for the position.
David A. Hurtado, ScD, Msc (he/him/his) Assistant Professor | Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Oregon Health & Science University Assistant Professor | Public Health Practice
The Department of Health Science at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Health Science (Environmental Health/Epidemiology) position.
CSULB is a vibrant, comprehensive university strengthened by its diversity and commitment to the public good. We thank you for your consideration and/or sharing of this opportunity within your professional networks.