- Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Project Management or a related field or equivalent experience is required.
- Master’s degree in one of the above areas is preferred.
- At least two (2) years of directly related professional experience in environmental health and safety programs including laboratory safety, chemical hygiene, hazardous materials, biological safety, chemical receiving/inventory and or project management.
- Valid driver’s license – Incumbent must drive throughout the state and beyond to perform assigned tasks.
- National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) ICS-100 and IS-700 certification required within one year in order to respond to emergency situations in an effective capacity.
- Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) training certificate preferred
- DOT Hazardous Materials shipping training certificate preferred
- IATA Dangerous Goods preferred
- Demonstrated ability to operate a hand truck, pallet jack or other basic warehouse equipment.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to a wide variety of work environments.
- Demonstrated ability to wear proper PPE, including, but not limited to, respiratory protection.
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