Environmental Specialist II

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Feb 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Environmental Compliance Officer

The George Mason University Environmental Health and Safety Office--within the department of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management (SEERM)--is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic person for an Environmental Compliance Officer position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The primary focus of this position is to support the Environmental Health and Safety Office, Environmental Compliance Program. Position responsibilities include: * Developing and implementing a university-wide environmental management system (EMS); * Providing hazardous and universal waste program management; * Maintaining existing stationary source air permits and preparing annual emissions reports; * Preparing annual Tier II reports; * Conducting chemical spill response and illicit discharge investigations; * Developing and/or updating required environmental compliance documents; * Develop and/or coordinate mandatory environmental training programs; and * Providing support to other EHS programs or activities, as assigned.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, environmental management, or other related scientific field (engineering, environmental science, etc.), and demonstrated relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Knowledge of basic computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, image processing and databases); * Knowledge of federal, state and local laws related to environmental protection; * Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations related to the transportation of hazardous materials; * Ability to maintain accurate and organized records; * Ability to communicate effectively through verbal and written communication; * Ability to self-motivate and complete tasks without supervision; * Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team and maintain effective working relationships; * Ability to safely and independently move 50 pounds; as well as bend, crawl and kneel; * Ability to work and stand for extended periods of time; * Ability to work after hours and varying hours when needed; * Employment contingent upon satisfactory background check; * Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record (must be insurable); * Certification in CPR/First Aid (or ability to obtain within six months of hire); * Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (or ability to obtain within six months of hire); and * DOT Hazmat General and Security Awareness training (or ability to obtain within six months of hire).

Preferred Qualifications: * Master’s degree; and * Experience at an institute of higher education or private research facility.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02177z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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