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Coordinator - Environmental Health and Safety - Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Job ID 00822949 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


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The Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS) will perform environmental and occupational health and safety consulting services for the New York Presbyterian Community. Under the direction of the Director for Environmental Health and Safety, the EHS Coordinator plays a dual role in providing technical assistance, program coordination and quality control for the Hospital’s Environmental Health and Safety Program, and the Hospitals Fire/Life Safety Program, in areas of training, operations, construction, and inspection. This position supports 20,000 staff with respect to environmental/ occupational health, fire and safety issues.

Preferred Criteria

  • Master’s Degree in Safety, Public Health, Industrial Hygiene or Science
  • General Fire Safety Certification of Fitness
  • Certification as a Safety Professional
  • Fire Drill Conductor          
  • Fire Safety Director

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of related experience in Environmental Health and Safety
  • Successful completion of the following training programs: EPA RCRA, DOT, IATA, HAZWOPER (Obtained within 6 months of hire)
  • Thorough knowledge of Joint Commission, EPA, NYS-DEC, NYC-DEP, FDNY, OSHA, NFPA Standards, NYC Fire Department Directives, and NYC Fire and Building Codes
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, database management and spreadsheet development
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills      
  • Knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Knowledge of Industrial Hygiene              
  • Knowledge of Fire Safety             
  • Knowledge of Emergency Response

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