Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. DESIRED: -Master's degree from an accredited university in Chemistry, Biology, Industrial Hygiene, -Environmental Health, Industrial Safety Science, or closely related field. -Experience with standard laboratory procedures and scientific instruments. -Experience working in state government or in a university environment preferred. -First Aid CPR Instructor. -Strong project management experience. -Strong quantitative and analytical capability. -Completion of Incident Command System Classes (ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800). -40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) Certification.
WORKING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: May work in conditions where there is construction, chemicals, Power Plant, laboratories, warehouse, outdoors, and on roofs. Conditions may require wearing personal protective equipment such as safety goggles, gloves, and protective equipment, and utilizing monitoring equipment or spill containment and clean up supplies for chemicals. Visual, auditory and physical abilities must allow for visual and auditory observations, considerable walking, and crouching, bending, and, lifting including, lifting up to 50 pounds with using assistive devices. Required to be available outside regular business hours to respond to emergencies and accidents, serve on UW Bothell Emergency Operations Center, assess safety of operations, and provide notification to regulators as required by law. Required to work an irregular and flexible work week to be available and responsive for service needs/requests 24/7. Conditions of Employment:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or firstname.lastname@example.org.