veterans | Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Castine, ME

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • $73,410.00 - 119,580.00 / Year *
  • Castine, ME 04421
  • Full-Time
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About Maine Maritime Academy Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is a public, fully accredited college located in the quintessentially New England coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported maritime colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, management, science, and transportation with a community of approximately 950 students and 200 faculty and staff. Maine Maritime is a NCAA Division III institution that competes in the North Atlantic Conference, and is a New England Football Conference member. MMA is a remarkable place to work and grow in a career, rich in opportunity, experiences and rewards. MMA offers a feeling of ??family? that is unique. Our goal is to create and sustain a community where all are appreciated and respected for their individual and collective contributions. The Area Maine Maritime Academy is situated on a picturesque peninsula in the Penobscot Bay, a renowned sailing destination and home to more than 200 islands. The Academy is only 40 miles from Bangor, Maine's third largest city and home to Bangor International Airport. It is less than 50 miles from Acadia National Park, where opportunities for outdoor exploration and adventure abound. Hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, sailing, skiing, snowmobiling ?? all right at your front door! Benefits Maine Maritime employees enjoy competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the state of Maine, including: health, dental, and vision insuranceemployer paid life and long-term disability insuranceretirement plan with generous employer matchgenerous paid vacation, sick, and holiday timetuition waiver for eligible dependents Invest in yourself and your future with a career at Maine Maritime Academy! POSITION OVERVIEW The Environmental Health and Safety Manager will provide oversight and support for the Academy's environmental, health and safety programs and initiatives. This full-time, salaried position will report to the Director of Facilities and be responsible for identifying and evaluating occupational hazards, developing written EH&S programs, delivering training, conducting exposure monitoring and auditing compliance throughout campus. He / She will have a solid technical background, strong communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated understanding of regulatory oversight. The EH&S Manager will work closely with campus personnel acting in an advisory role providing sound technical advice to ensure a safe and compliant work environment. This position will be expected to respond to campus emergencies, incidents and other health and safety concerns. DUTIES Develop, implement and maintain environmental health and safety programs for the campus.
Evaluate safety, health, and environmental risks/hazards and work with campus personnel to identify and implement prompt corrective actions.
Develop and provide EH&S training to Maine Maritime Academy personnel.
Manage OSHA recordkeeping requirements, including recordable injuries and illnesses.
Conduct and document accident / incident investigations.
Conduct and document routine, regulatory audits of departments to support compliance.
Ensure required records are maintained according to campus policies and regulatory requirements.
Provide emergency response support for the campus during working hours and from time to time off work hours.
Work with the campus personnel and safety committee to promote safe work practices.
Manage hazardous and universal waste operations.
Obtain, analyze and prepare data and information for required regulatory and departmental reports. Act as a ??EH&S? motivator and change agent for campus personnel, ensuring environmental regulatory compliance and employee safety remains an active part of the work and the culture at Maine Maritime Academy.
Provide support and leadership on new departmental initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to the position. The Academy may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with policy and collective bargaining agreements. SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents, to include statutes and state and federal regulations. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to create presentations to be given to a varied audience, management, staff and faculty alike. Must be detail oriented and effectively communicate with students, employees, residents of Castine and State/Local agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related field and a minimum of 5 years' experience or an Associate's Degree in the same field and 15 years' experience. Knowledge of and ability to identify and evaluate occupational hazards.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and specialized computer equipment either online or purchased by the department.
Knowledge of or familiarity with NFPA codes and standards. Position requires respirator fit testing clearance. Criminal background clearance.CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Position also requires training for cleanup of chemical or biological (blood/OPIM) spills. Valid driver's license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT This position requires physical exertion standing, walking, running and climbing up and down up to four flights of stairs. Position occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds. This position requires frequent hearing, listening skills. Visually assesses situations involving campus life safety and security and reports findings to Director. Noise level is moderate to loud noise when walking in and out of mechanical rooms and exposure to fire alarm systems.
Potential exposure to hazardous waste, expected only when using protective gear. How to Apply Please visit for application forms. Interested individuals should submit the following documents in a single email to (in the subject line of your email, please write your name and the position for which you are applying): Cover Letter
CV/R sum
Completed MMA Application*
Copies of applicable professional certifications and/or licenses
Contact information for at least three professional references
Completed MMA Application Checklist
MMA Self-Identification Form (attach as separate document) *Pages 2 and 3 of the MMA Application must be signed and dated by hand or signed electronically using an electronic signature verification service. Electronic signatures, to include images of hand-written signature, will not be accepted unless so verified. PLEASE NOTE THAT INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. All offers are made contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation. Individuals cruising onboard our ships are also required to undergo a pre-employment drug-screening.
Tobacco-Free Notice For the health and wellbeing of our community, the Maine Maritime Academy campus and vessels (ashore and afloat) are smoke- and tobacco-free as of August 1, 2016. Equal Employment Opportunities Maine Maritime Academy is an equal opportunity employer. The Academy complies with federal and/or state law that prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, marital status, disability, age, genetic information or veteran status. The Academy provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals upon request. Women, minorities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. MMA is unable at this time to sponsor visas. We welcome foreign nationals with valid U.S. work authorization to apply. Bangor Daily News. Keywords: Environmental Services Manager, Location: Castine, ME - 04420
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