Bergen Community College, a large community college in Northern Jersey with a diverse student body, has an opportunity for a Manager of Environmental Health and Safety to examine procedures and measure environmental conditions throughout the College community to identify potential hazards in the day to day operations, ensuring that the College complies with federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding substance and materials management. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to designing, developing and coordinating related environmental health and safety programs; coordinating all safety-related activities such as the administration of fire safety activities including evacuation procedures, education and drills; serving as Chief Inspection Officer for incidents involving safety of College students, employees and property; checking College buildings and grounds and recommending necessary actions to eliminate safety hazards including hazardous materials; supervising safety inspections and audits of College campus; responding to and reviewing concerns, test results and citations from NJ PEOSH and other agencies; conducting surveys where potential hazards may exist and assisting administrators in implementing approved recommendations; coordinating building and equipment inspections to detect fire hazards according NJ PEOSH and local regulations and performing additional tasks as assigned. This position will be the liaison with federal and state authorities and report to the Vice President, Facilities Planning, Operations and Public Safety
Bachelor’s degree with eight (8) or more years of experience; Masters preferred in Engineering or related field related to environmental and/or occupational health and safety.
Eight (8) years of experience in the management and administration of an environmental, occupational health and safety program, and/or physical plant operations. Certification as a Safety Professional preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge of NJ PEOSH, federal, local, statutes and regulations governing environmental, health and safety including, but not limited to, fire and building codes, laboratories, air and water emissions, underground storage tanks, hazard waste management, and hazardous communications.
Knowledge of technical methods and analytical techniques used to evaluate compliance with environmental, health and safety laws.
Ability to handle confidential information and to manage multiple projects, programs and issues concurrently.
Ability to prepare Capital Budget estimates/requests for related environmental and facilities expenditures.
Technologically proficient in common office desktop software and familiar with cloud based computing and collaborative platforms and software.
Must be detail oriented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and be on call during a 24 hour a day, seven days per week.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code P-HEALTH), curriculum vitae, salary requirements, transcripts and three professional references with current contact information. To ensure full consideration, all requested application materials must be received by October 26, 2018. Send materials by e-mail with the appropriate job code in the subject line to email@example.com.
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Bergen Community College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, military services, veteran status and any other category protected by law.
About Bergen Community College
Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region’s need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The College’s three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.