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: 3002
UW Job Family: 31
Pay Grade: 23
Date: July 01, 2006
Develops, implements and monitors safety programs for compliance with federal, state and local regulations; advises and trains employees on proper safety procedures; tests and inspects areas for compliance with regulations.
Bachelor's degree in a related field
Design, implement, advise, instruct and evaluate users on new and established federal, state and institutional policies related to designated safety programs.
Integrate safety policies and programs with existing University, state and community programs to increase cooperation and provide better service to department and the University.
Develop and implement specialized safety programs; monitor protocols for designated areas, as directed.
Perform safety testing and inspections within designated areas to assure compliance with federal, state, local and University regulations.
Supervise and participate in the correction of activities and accidents resulting in, or potentially resulting in, contamination or exposure to any type of hazardous materials to the University community/facilities and the public.
May approve, coordinate, monitor and/or close facilities, storage sites or field experiments involving hazardous materials or other environmental hazards within designated areas, as directed.
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.
May review and evaluate architectural drawings and specifications for compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.
Office, laboratory, and in/out door environments; regular exposure to chemical and biological hazardous materials or conditions; 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.