Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
(Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I)
Compensation and Benefits
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $3,897 - $4,429 per month, salary will be commensurate with experience and education
Full Classification Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month
- This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.
The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Environmental Health & Safety and Risk Management, the EHS Specialist will support the development, implementation, training and maintenance of the various programs necessary to ensure a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and the general public. The EHS Specialist will also assist with protecting the University against losses, ensuring that operations are in compliance with University policies and standards, and applicable local, nationally recognized standards of best practices, and state and federal occupational safety and environmental quality and health requirements. This position is also responsible for providing guidance, support and implementing the campus’ comprehensive environmental, health and safety program. The programs support the teaching, service and research mission of the campus community, and its facilities.
- General understanding of industrial operations, science and research in educational institutions
- Working knowledge of industrial hygiene (IH) and engineering principles
- Knowledge of and ability to apply Federal and California-specific regulations as they relate to safety and environmental protection
- Knowledge of and ability to use windows based computer and standard office suite (Word, Excel, Access), email and related programs
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrates an effective capability of managing multiple projects, has strong training and interpersonal skills
To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in health science, one of the physical sciences, occupational safety, risk management or other loss control emphasis from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent training and work experience.
- Minimum of three years of work experience in the environmental, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials, and/or occupational safety field. Incumbent shall have a general understanding of industrial operations, science and research in educational institutions.
Deadline & Application Instructions
Applications received by January 17, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.
Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.
California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.
Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information
California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.
Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.