This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3903
UW Job Family: 32
SOC Code: 17-21111
Pay Grade: 21
Date: May 18, 2011
Develops, implements and monitors safety programs for compliance with federal, state and local regulations at a departmental level; advises, schedules, conducts, and tracks employees' training; inspects areas for compliance with regulations; serves as liaison with University departments on safety and training issues.
Specified certification may be required for some positions.
Develop, maintain, and oversee all departmental safety program including creating and updating the safety manual and safety processes, coordinating assignment and use of personal protective equipment, completion and maintenance of safety records, scheduling and coordination with campus departments and outside entities.
Integrate safety policies and programs with existing University, state and community programs to increase cooperation and provide better service to department and the University.
Conduct job site inspections, identify and evaluate environments and conditions, and make changes and recommendations for improvements to enhance safety.
Develop and maintain departmental training manuals and training processes.
Schedule, coordinate, facilitate and conduct training. Work with other campus departments and outside entities to ensure training is conducted in an effective and timely manner.
Prepare or assist with reports required by Supervisor, federal, state and local agencies.
Assist in developing emergency contingency plans for dealing with accidental spills and personnel decontamination.Supervise support staff.
Office, laboratory, classroom and in/out door environments; subject to fumes, odors, noise and confined spaces.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.