EHS Technician

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia
April 25 2018
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EHS Technician

Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA001910

Department: 3909910401-Environmental Safety, Dept of

Position Status: Full-Time


Position Summary:

Department of Environmental Health & Safety. Reporting to the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS ) Coordinator at the Armstrong Campus, the EHS Technician provides support to all EHS program areas at the Armstrong Campus, Liberty Campus, and Herty Advanced Materials Development Center.


Essential Functions

• Responds in a timely manner to work order requests for pickups of hazardous waste, universal waste, or biomedical waste.

• Performs monthly fire extinguisher inspections throughout campus; coordinates with vendor for maintenance needed on fire extinguishers and perform exchanges.

• Performs monthly Automatic External Defibrillator (AED ) inspections throughout campuses.

• Performs monthly eyewash testing and quarterly safety shower flushing.

• Provides assistance with annual certification projects which include: chemical fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, and fire extinguisher annual maintenance.

• Assists with fire and life safety building inspections, lab/shop safety inspections, environmental compliance inspections, and sustainability activities.

• Responds to incidents, customer requests, emergencies and site clean-ups.


Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.


Minimum Education Required:

Associate’s Degree


Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: Yes


Minimum Experience Required:

One or more years of related work experience


Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: Yes


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.


Preferred Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field; 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER ) training.


Preferred Experience::

Three or more years of related work experience; knowledge of regulations governing EHS programs; experience in higher education, research laboratories, environmental consultation, or comparable institutional environment.


Salary Range: Commensurate with experience


Job Open Date: 04/20/2018


Job Closing Date: 5/11/2018


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