Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Florida Atlantic University   Boca Raton, FL   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 2, 2022
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With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.


Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Boca Raton, FL.


Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Support of the EH&S fire safety program, including but not limited to liaison to State Fire Marshal and coordination of SFM inspections of facilities and construction sites, responding to fire alarms, coordinating corrective actions for fire safety deficiencies.
  • Support of general EH&S operations, i.e. record keeping, training, equipment maintenance, EH&S facilities and vehicle maintenance, etc.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and four years’ experience as an Environmental Health and Safety "generalist" with knowledge and experience in the areas of biological, physical, and chemical hazards, fire safety, and management of hazardous materials and wastes required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.


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