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Non-Classified Opening

Hazardous Waste Compliance Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety (1737)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: October 10, 2017 - November 3, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS010964
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req552
12 Month Full-Time
Non-classified Staff
Office for Research
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
This position will coordinate major aspects of Idaho State University’s Hazardous Waste Program.  Under general supervision, this position will lead hazardous waste operations and ensure compliance with State and Federal hazardous waste regulations. 

Key Responsibilities
•    Collect, process and characterize hazardous waste
•    Track hazardous waste volumes and generate reports
•    Consolidate compatible waste for disposal through hazardous waste vendor and complete hazardous waste manifests
•    Collect biohazardous waste and manage the universal waste and used oil programs
•    Coordinate training and emergency preparedness exercises
•    Assist with the development and maintenance of hazardous waste program elements (contingency planning, waste minimization planning, pollution prevention planning)
•    Respond to emergencies

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline and experience with hazardous waste. In lieu of a degree, a combination of education, advanced training (e.g. RCRA, DOT, etc.) and hazardous waste management experience equivalent to 5 years.

The successful candidate must be able to wear an air-purifying respirator, lift 50 pounds, transport drums weighing 450 pounds using a drum hand truck and have a valid driver’s license. 

This position requires after-hours emergency responses.  

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, drug test and medical evaluation.  

Preferred Qualifications
•    Advanced RCRA training
•    OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER
•    Experience in a higher education setting
•    DOT Ground Shipment Certification

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=552

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 3, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.