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Safety Specialist

Company: University of California, Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Safety Specialist

Environmental Health & Safety

University of California, Santa Barbara

Summary of Job Details:

Under the general supervision of the Industrial Safety Program Manager, develops, implements, manages, and identifies needs for a diverse set of campus-wide occupational health and safety programs, including but not limit to: Shop Safety, Energy Isolation (Lock-out/Tag-out), Powered Industrial Trucks & Heavy Equipment, Machine Safety, and Crane & Hoist Safety. Additional areas of responsibility include performing job hazard and personal protective equipment (PPE) assessments, developing and providing training and technical information, performing audits and compliance inspections, generating reports and corrective action notifications, providing injury prevention program assistance, implementing injury prevention strategies, and monitoring injury trends on campus. Serves as a Certified Specialized Equipment Operator and Defensive Driver instructor for campus.

Required Qualifications:

--- Bachelor's Degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

--- Have completed all state courses and have a minimum of at least 3 years of relevant experience.

--- Solid, comprehensive working knowledge / understanding of a specific EH&S field including related laws and regulations, and general understanding of all EH&S fields.

--- Excellent organizational skills to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple projects.

--- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.

--- Working skills in the appropriate use of technology and relevant scientific equipment as required.

Special Conditions of Employment:

--- Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV --- Employee Pull-Notice Program.

--- Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

--- Must be willing to work with and respond to emergencies (on and off-hours) involving potentially hazardous materials.

--- Satisfactory criminal history background check.

--- UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.

Pay Rate/Range: $61,200 - $95,000/yr.

Days/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application review begins: Open until filled

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Job # 37914

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