Must Have a trade certificate and three years’ experience in hazardous materials management; seven years hazardous materials management experience; or, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of supervisory practices/principles.
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal/regulations on hazardous materials and environmental sampling.
- Knowledge of hazardous materials and environmental sampling management practice/techniques.
- Skill in supervising personnel and allocating appropriate resources to address simultaneous multiple program requirements.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Supervises the activities of subordinates.
- Coordinates, prioritizes and schedules activities related to the collection, processing, storage, transportation and disposal of university generated hazardous waste; coordinates the hazardous waste land fill program.
- Coordinates an environmental sampling program, which includes hazardous materials, wastewater, groundwater and soil, ensuring federal, state and local regulatory requirements are met.
- Generates and maintains appropriate documentation and record keeping to meet environmental regulations.
- Advises faculty, staff and students regarding proper waste management techniques and provides recommendations for appropriate action upon request.
- Coordinates response to chemical hazardous materials incidents at university facilities, directing appropriate resources of staff, equipment and expertise to properly and safely mitigate hazards and address the emergency.
- Develops and presents educational training sessions to faculty, staff and students regarding hazardous waste handling and other environmental compliance programs.
- Advises management of the status of ongoing environmental compliance activities and makes recommendations for appropriate actions.
- Interacts with hazardous waste disposal vendors to facilitate efficient, cost effective and timely off-site transportation and disposal of hazardous wastes.
- Researches treatment and disposal technologies to identify viable methods required that meet anticipated regulatory changes and/or proper handling of atypical, difficult to dispose of waste materials.