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Manager of Environmental Health and Safety

Company: Tarrant County College
Location: Texas City
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health and Safety ( EHS ), the Manager of EHS is responsible for the safe and proper storage, handling, and disposal of all District hazardous materials. This position is also responsible for assisting with the management and oversight of the District's environmental programs and compliance in accordance with the applicable Federal and provincial regulations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Performance Requirements*

  • Manages hazardous, biohazard, and universal waste program, which includes drafting and implementation of program policies and procedures, annual reporting, conducting hazardous waste determinations, coordination of program activities including handling and preparing hazardous waste for shipping, maintaining documentation of waste activities, analytical testing, and ensuring continual program compliance
  • Shares oversite of the District's Asbestos Management Program, including reporting, requesting, and reviewing ACM surveys, and management of all abatement activities
  • Assists in managing the SPCC and aboveground storage tank ( AST ) programs, including conducting inspections and reviewing documentation
  • Investigates potential environmental or safety issues or violations.
  • Responds to EHS complaints and performs or coordinate testing or sampling as needed, interprets results, and recommends corrective action when appropriate, including but not limited to indoor air quality, mold assessments, and laboratory safety concerns
  • Prepares and delivers timely training to staff as necessary
  • Maintains EHS departmental database, routinely prepares and reviews reports for regulatory compliance, and exhibits fiscal responsibility for managed work areas

    Service Excellence
    • Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations and associations as assigned to support the essential performance requirements
    • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
    • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
    • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation, and creativity and service to the College
    • Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College Supervision

      Works under the general supervision of Director Environmental Health and Safety

      *Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

      The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

      Required Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Three (3) years' working experience working in environmental management
      • Valid Texas driver's license with an acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, engineering, or related science
        • Master's degree
        • Professional certification in EHS related discipline
        • Experience working with Fire Service Systems Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
          • Knowledge of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ( RCRA ) regulations
          • Knowledge of Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure ( SPCC ), Stormwater, and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act ( AHERA ) regulations
          • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
          • Skilled using Office applications and enterprise systems, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software
          • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse and urban
          • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
          • Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice, and existing regulations
          • Ability to delegate work appropriately to faculty and staff to meet College and campus deliverables

Keywords: Tarrant County College, Texas City , Manager of Environmental Health and Safety, Healthcare , Texas City, Texas

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