Campus Mgr - Environmental Health & Safety
Plymouth State University - Plymouth, NH

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The Campus Manager of Environmental Health & Safety provides leadership and administrative oversight for all occupational and environmental health and safety activities to ensure a safe and healthy work and residential environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the University.

Under administrative direction from the Director of Physical Plant, the Campus Manager of Environmental Health & Safety will research, design, and manage an environmental health and safety protection program, including compliance with applicable local, state and federal reporting and licensing requirements in the following areas: fire and life safety, hazardous waste management, occupational health and safety, and chemical and biological safety.

The Campus Manager of Environmental Health & Safety maintains detailed knowledge of the people, processes and systems, facilities, and academic and operational calendars in order to ensure that service delivery aligns with the customers' needs and adds value to the University as a whole.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in environmental health, safety, or related field.
* Five or more years of progressive experience in environmental compliance, occupational safety, or equivalent.
* Supervisory experience.
* Ability to think critically and creatively in emergent and emergency situations.
* Demonstrated capacity to work with a wide range of groups or individuals.
* Working knowledge of environmental, life and fire safety and occupational safety regulations.
* Training skills and experience.
* Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple assignments.
* Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:
CSP, CEM Desireable.
Certifications (required within 90 days of hire):
NH Hazardous Waste Coordinator Certificate
Certification in RR, HAZWOPER and DOT

Uses general office equipment, computers, other relevant office equipment, Industrial hygiene instruments for IAQ and noise sampling.

Additional Job Information:

Is this position responsible for the supervision of staff?
No, this position is not responsible for supervision

If yes, what kind of staff does this person supervise?

Special Requirements:
The finalist for this position will be required to undergo a full background check. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory results.

Safety Information

EEO Statement
Plymouth State University is an EEO/AA Employer. We are committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness across our campus community and encourage applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in U.S.

EEO Information
30-Other Professionals

Additional Salary Information:
Salary is complemented by a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Duties/ Responsibilities
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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Policy Development - Provides leadership and administrative oversight for all occupational and environmental health and safety activities to ensure a safe & health work and residential environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. Advises campus administration and departments on, and develops, audits and reviews policies, programs, procedures and relevant campus protocols to insure that University operations are in compliance with local, state, and Federal rules, regulations and laws: NH Department of Environmental Services, NH Department of Labor (OSHA), NH and US Department of Homeland Security, US Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Transportation. Develops and maintains active participation in, and serves on various committees: Serves as Chair of the PSU Safety Committee, Represents PSU at the UNSH Health and Safety Council and the New Hampshire College and University Compliance Assistance Cooperative (NHC3UA) Program.

Represents PSU on various local or regional committees, including the Town of Plymouth Highway Safety Committee and the PVWSD Well-Head Protection Committee. Represents PSU before federal, state and local authorities to protect the University's interests in matters of fire, life and occupational safety, health and environmental compliance.

Develops Protocols and Procedures and Insures Compliance. Develops procedures and programs that meet compliance needs and support the needs of the campus community.

Works with insurance carriers and the PSU Financial Affairs Division and the USNH Legal and Audit departments regarding legal matters, compliance and risk management. Monitors the effectiveness of the College's EHS Program by reviewing policies, procedures and other EHS items with the College's Health and Safety Committee.

Provides technical guidance to departments regarding environmental compliance and overall health and safety.

Responsible for maintaining, renewing and completing all state and federal reporting, inspection, testing and permitting requirements. Develops spreadsheets and/or data bases as needed to monitor, track and report on: air permitting and emissions inventory, chemical facility rules, irrigation and water quality, Homeland Security, Community Right-to-Know (Tier II), SPCC Plan, underground and above ground tanks, hazardous waste.

Fire, Life Safety & Public Health - Serves as a liaison with University, Plymouth and Holderness Police and the Plymouth and Holderness Fire Departments on all matters of fire code compliance, life safety, fire drills and security issues.

Coordinates Life Safety inspections w/campus, local and state inspection agencies. Provides immediate local interpretation of basic Life Safety code compliance. Makes recommendations for managing potential problems and assists in coordinating corrective plans. Monitors and responds to animal control issues on campus, including removal of bats, skunks, etc.

Facility ADA Coordinator - Serves as ADA and Life Safety officer for large events on University campus.

Works with other local, state and federal agencies, when requested.

Deals with public requiring special accommodations for large scale events at campus venues.

Provides technical advice pertaining to ADA compliance.

Construction Activities: Works with Physical Plant Managers before and during construction projects to assess effect on campus/personnel pertaining to safety.

Employee Safety - Performs ergonomic evaluations as requested and provides recommendations.
Investigates in-door air quality complaints as requested.
Assists with accident investigations.
Operates, maintains and calibrates EHS monitoring and testing equipment.

Report Development/Preparation - Prepares reports for University Administration and USNH Trustees on matters involving environmental health & safety.

Hazardous Materials: Coordinates the collection and disposal of Hazardous and Universal waste throughout Campus. Works with other departments to insure their compliance with hazardous waste regulations. Maintains hazardous waste manifests and reviews quarterly activity reports from NH DES. Responsible for periodic inspections of hazardous waste accumulation areas. Responsible for and serves as administrator of the Chemical Emergency Management System (CEMS) which is an electronic database of campus-wide chemical inventory. Coordinates asbestos, mold and lead abatement monitoring and abatement activities for renovation and demolition projects. Manages the lead, mold and asbestos program and maintains records and databases for all monitoring and abatement projects.

Emergency Preparedness:

Assist with other emergency response plans (Spill Prevention and Control Plan(SPCC), Pandemic Flu Response Plan, Underground and above ground storage tanks, etc.)

Coordinates training, maintains records, and provides information resources for: Hazardous Waste, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, Hazard Communication (Right to Know)(Material Safety Data Sheets), Bloodborne Pathogens, all other OSHA programs as appropriate. DOT records for shuttle drivers, DOT required drug testing for shuttle drivers.

Worker Compensation - Serves as the administrator of the worker compensation program at the Physical Plant. Works with Human Resources to review other worker compensation issues across the campus.
Develops, updates and maintains, as necessary, physical capacity charts for all Physical Plant positions. Capacity charts are used by physicians during pre- placement physicals and for the development of individual temporary alternative work program.

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Plymouth State University is a coeducational, residential university with an enrollment of approximately 3,800 undergraduate students and...