Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator - Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I (504500)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Environmental Services Public Health

Job Description


Salary and Benefits

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,897.00/month to $5,474.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hr/benefits/index.html

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

The EHS Coordinator will be overseeing the campus safety inspection and hazard assessment program, tracks Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) training and chemical inventory/hazard assessment/inspection completions, and assists implement various EHS programs such as radiation safety, hazard material and waste management, PPE, and environmental protection programs.

  • Manage and track EHS inspection program for both the Hayward and Concord campus
    • Manage fire extinguisher inspection program
    • Work with Facilities Management to ensure annual PM of HVAC systems are completed and tracked in TMA system
    • Work with Facilities Management to ensure emergency showers/eyewashes are inspected monthly
    • Ensure fume hoods, spray booths, and biosafety cabinets are inspected and certified annually and deficiencies are corrected timely
    • Manage and track inspections for teaching and research labs, mechanical rooms, shops, offices, and other spaces throughout campus; track and follow up on corrective action items
    • Conduct general safety inspections
  • Support Radiation Safety Program
    • Receive and perform wipe tests of incoming packages
    • Assist with semi-annual inventory inspection and leak test of sealed sources
    • Conduct monthly wipe tests of areas where radioactive materials are being used and stored
    • Send out survey equipment for calibration
    • Support Dosimeter badge program
  • Track chemical inventory completions, hazard assessments, and inspections in RSS for Science; work with various department throughout campus to complete hazardous material inventory as needed
  • Manage EHS training program; to include assigning and tracking training in CSULearn, courses conducted by EHS, and specific/hands-on safety training conducted by individual department
  • Work with various departments to track student safety training requirements
  • Conduct and track PPE hazard assessments
  • Manage and implement personal protective equipment (PPE) program
  • Support hazardous waste management program
  • Conduct inspections for SPCC, storm water protection, and FOG program; track and follow up on corrective actions
  • Support in implementation of various environmental protection programs, including but not limited to aboveground storage tanks, storm water protection (MS4), spill prevention control and countermeasure plan (SPCC), FOG, and sanitary sewer management program
  • Collect samples for lead and asbestos analyses as needed
  • Conduct safety training and respirator fit test
  • Manage and implement fume hood program
  • Maintain EHS Equipment and Supplies
    • Track and send out IH equipment for calibration
    • Maintain EHS emergency response supplies and spills supplies throughout campus
  • Support EHS Director and EHS Specialist with implementation of other programs as needed.

Required Qualifications
  • Organize and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Customer service orientated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds, walk on uneven surfaces in all areas of the campus including undeveloped locations (steep slopes), building roofs, ladders, confined spaces etc. Must be able to wear a negative pressure full-face respirator.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • BS degree in Science or related field
  • Experience in EHS

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat. com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@csueastbay.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Hayward, California 94542 United States View Map