Pay Range: $18.27 per hour or higher, commensurate with experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive occupational safety program; act as the university's Automatic External Defibrillator program coordinator and perform related administrative and training responsibilities; perform facility inspections and related tasks; and act as the primary contact, provider and/or coordinator for providing occupational safety services to off-campus facilities.
Experience: Interpreting and applying laws, regulations and standards; presenting first-aid/CPR/AED training classes; performing ergonomic evaluations and assisting in the identification and implementation of appropriate intervention strategies; communicating effectively; developing and presenting training programs; working with computer software and hardware; operating technical equipment such as air monitors, noise and light dosimeters, lead detectors and similar instruments used to detect potential environmental hazards.
Knowledge of: Current methods and equipment used in work environments and related safety practices; first-aid/CPR/AED practices, training requirements, methods, techniques and equipment; safety training methods and techniques; development and implementation of training programs; accident investigation techniques; some knowledge of hazardous materials and their safe handling.
B.S. in industrial safety, occupational safety or related fields; formal training in ergonomic principles, assessing work spaces for ergonomic hazards and implementing effective intervention strategies, knowledge of agriculture operations; knowledge of university environment; experience/knowledge in developing on-line training.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Ability to: Climb stairs and ladders; walk and remain on feet for extended periods of time; drive a vehicle for long distances; wear personal protective equipment necessary to safely perform job duties; enter and exit small and/or confined spaces; perform repetitive computer tasks for extended periods of time on a consistent basis.Willingness: To work flexible hours; engage in minimal travel for the purpose of attending training and performing work-related tasks at different university facilities; participate in medical surveillance program; wear personal protective and respiratory equipment; respond to hazardous materials emergencies at any hour; work in adverse environmental conditions and carry or lift heavy materials.Must: Possess valid drivers license; possess instructor certification necessary to teach National Safety Council/American Heart (or equivalent) standard first-aid/CPR/AED classes or be willing to obtain it within 6 months of hire; live within 15 miles of the University of Idaho in Moscow, or relocate within 6 months of hire for purpose of emergency responses.
Posting Number: SP001991P
Posting Date: 11/07/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Position is open until filled with preference given to applications received by 11/26/18.Please answer supplemental questions thoroughly; these answers will be used to determine your eligibility for an interview.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.