We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Env Health & Safety Spec II.
In this role, the successful candidate With minimal supervision, the EH&S Specialist II: 1) manages assigned health and safety programs, and assists in developing, reviewing, and improving them; 2) provides support for health and safety programs managed by others within the department.
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: A. Maintains weekly time database. B. Adheres to departmental and NYU Langone policies and guidelines.
MANAGES EXPENSES AND BUDGETS: A. Prepares annual budget for areas of responsibility. B. Provides supervisor with justification for proposed expenditures. C. Advises supervisor of issues/concerns promptly. Obtains authorization from supervisor as appropriate. D. Obtains proposals from vendors. E. Promptly approves and processes invoices. F. Follows up on invoice issues as appropriate.
PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMS: A. Is available on-call on a rotating basis to respond to health and safety emergencies involving NYU Langone facilities or employees. B. Responds promptly to real and perceived emergencies involving health and safety issues. C. Responds to and investigates fire alarms. D. Maintains HazWoper certification. Responds to and cleans up spills involving hazardous materials. E. Responds to and investigates concerns about indoor air quality. F. Maintains a good understanding of industrial hygiene equipment use and limitations. Is able to interpret complicated monitoring results. G. Prepares, compiles, and maintains program records (e.g., inventories, minutes). H. Conducts inspections (e.g., Interim Life Safety, Hazard Surveillance, smoke and fire barrier). I. Serves as liaison to assigned department. J. Provides training and respirator fit testing. K. Assists with and coordinates drills as assigned.
MANAGES REMEDIATION PROJECTS: A. Coordinates and conducts investigations and inspections. B. Coordinates and conducts appropriate environmental and industrial hygiene monitoring. C. Interfaces with colleagues and vendors. Resolves difficult problems and conflicts appropriately, creatively, and effectively. D. Manages vendors engaged in routine and non-routine projects and tasks. E. Manages and maintains project records and incorporates relevant documents into departmental files. F. Promptly processes Unifier tasks and maintains electronic records.
MANAGES PROGRAMS AND ASSISTS IN IMPROVING THEM: As assigned by supervisor, manages and assists in managing, monitoring, and improving health and safety programs. A. Revises and updates Safety Policies, other policies, and procedures. Collaborates with supervisor to develop new policies and procedures. B. Conducts comprehensive risk assessments and work site assessments for health and safety concerns. C. Coordinates and conducts inspections, investigations, and audits with minimal direction. D. Coordinates and conducts appropriate environmental and industrial hygiene monitoring. E. Recommends appropriate control measures based on the hierarchy of controls. F. Prepares, reviews, submits, and presents verbal and written institutional and regulatory reports. G. Interfaces with colleagues and vendors. Resolves difficult problems and conflicts appropriately and effectively. H. Manages vendors engaged in routine and non-routine projects and tasks. Develops specifications for non-routine projects. I. Develops new training programs. Revises and updates existing training materials. Coordinates and conducts training. J. Manages and maintains program records and reports, and incorporates relevant documents into departmental files. K. Annually evaluates the status of programs and develops goals for improvement.
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety, fire safety, engineering, or another applicable discipline. 5 years relevant experience, or a Masters degree and 3 years relevant experience. Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and technical issues for assigned programs. Demonstrated ability to manage assigned health and safety programs. Ability to manage a heavy workload, to manage competing demands on time and resources, and to prioritize effectively. Ability to work with minimal supervision and to manage multiple projects to completion. Good organizational, written, and verbal skills. Good fact finding, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database computer programs. Good ability to understand and interpret data. Ability to wear and work in Level C personal protective equipment. Ability to be on-call on a rotating basis to respond to off-hours emergency situations.
Masters degree in an applicable discipline. Current HazWoper certification.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.