GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Environmental Health & Safety Manager or designee, the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II is responsible for helping to protect UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center’s employees, students, contractors, patients, visitors, the general public, and the environment, in compliance with both existing and developing standards and applicable governmental, internal and other agency safety related regulations, requirements and guidelines.
The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II will specialize in one of the following specific disciplines within Environmental Health & Safety:
Discipline in Chemical/Lab Safety, and Environmental Compliance:
Under the general direction of the Environmental Health & Safety Manager or designee.
May functionally supervise Safety Technicians or Specialists I.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work in conditions where there is construction, chemicals, biological, Power Plant, health care, laboratories, warehouse, pathology lab, outdoors, and on roofs. May require physical capability to lift 55 pounds of material and equipment. Also may require wearing personal protective equipment and utilizing monitoring equipment or spill containment and clean up supplies.