The Department of Facilities, Safety & Physical Plant at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Director of Environmental Health & Safety. Expectations include, but are not limited to, performing duties as the director of environmental health and safety programs, conducting training of faculty, staff and students as required in safety programs, participation in inspections with regulatory agencies, code enforcement support, review of construction drawings and specifications, and oversight of chemical hygiene programs.
The Office of Facilities, Safety & Physical Plant is responsible for energy management, plant operations, space management, maintenance, custodial services and environmental health and safety across all the university's buildings and grounds, comprising 2.4 million square feet of space. The Office is also responsible for all capital planning and construction on campus. The Environmental Health & Safety office has 2 full-time and seasonal staff. Its mission is to ensure university compliance with all applicable code's rules and regulations. It is also responsible to educate students, faculty, and staff on best practices regarding occupational safety and hygiene, fire prevention and safety, life safety and building codes. The office works across all divisions and touches all aspects of the University.
Overall responsibility for campus environmental health and safety compliance programs
Oversight of chemical hygiene program, convening campus safety committees, safety training needs assessments, developing and conducting training for faculty, staff and students as required in safety programs
Composition of safety training manuals
Ensuring that life safety devices are in working order, participating in inspections with regulatory agencies as well as campus inspections
Code enforcement support
Review of construction drawings and specifications
Recommending projects to improve safety and environmental compliance, coordinating hazardous waste removal
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.
The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's indeed.com rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.
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