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Specialist I/II/III, Safety & Health

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Auburn University
Physical Address
1550 East Glenn Avenue
Auburn, AL 36849
Job Description

Position Information
Requisition Number S036P
Home Org Name Safety and Environmental Health
Division Name Risk Management & Safety
Position Title Specialist I/II/III, Safety & Health
Job Class Code EE06A/B/C
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Manager of Safety & Health, the Safety & Health Specialist conducts activities to advance the health and safety programs and objectives of the university community and promote university-wide compliance with local, State, and Federal codes and regulations. Such activities may be related, but not limited to general safety and health, animal program safety, industrial hygiene, and fire and life safety.

Essential Functions
-Assists in the development and implementation of Safety & Health program including project management, oversight of contractors, regulatory reporting and budget management.

-Works with stakeholders to proactively enact health and safety programs to address the needs of the university; facilitate safety & health training and materials for faculty, staff and students; conduct / lead inspections of university operations; and conduct, lead or assist professional contractors with industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, ergonomics, and accident prevention programs.

-Follows strategic direction from management for the improvement of the Safety & Health program and works collaboratively with other departmental functional areas and university operations to attain goals.

-May advise AU faculty and staff regarding safety, health, fire and life safety issues relevant to their work.

-Provides input to the university’s Authority Having Jurisdiction on code and regulatory compliance issues.

-Assists in monitoring, corrective and preventative action programs relative to safety, health, fire and life safety to evaluate conformance with federal, state, local and/or University requirements and/or policies and procedures relating to compliance and program management.

-Works with staff and contractors for the testing and certification of university fire and life safety systems and equipment, assists with construction project design plan reviews for fire and life safety code compliance and assists with fire investigations, analysis and reporting.

-Assists with fire drills.

Minimum Education and Experience
Education Level Bachelor’s degree
Field of Study
Environmental Science, Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or a related field

Years of Experience 0-4
Area of Experience
Experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement

Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Level I- No experience.

Level II- 2 years experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement.

Level III- 4 years experience in health and safety regulatory compliance enforcement.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)
Education Level Advance Degree in lieu of experience
Field of Study
Environmental Science, Health and
Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Sciences,
Engineering, Chemistry or a related field

Years of Experience
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Desired Qualifications
Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated experience of delivering effective results within a proactive safety, health, fire and life safety program in academic and/or research institutions.
Progressively advancing responsibilities within safety and health functions.
Experience working in higher education with a focus on training and education to perform the essential functions of the position.
Be able to demonstrate effective project management skills and speak about effective experiences.
Be able to communicate effectively and in multiple formats (spoken and written) to a diverse audience in a clear and succinct manner.

Posting Detail Information
Salary Grade 31
Salary Range $31,300-$75,100
Job Category Other
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 01/17/2020
Closing Date 01/28/2020
EEO Statement
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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