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Vacancy for Safety Specialist at Syracuse University in the USA

Vacancy for Safety Specialist at Syracuse University in the USA

Country: USA
City: New York
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Apply for Vacancy for Safety Specialist at Syracuse University in the USA. The category for this job is Occupational and Environmental Safety.

Job Description

The Chemical Safety Specialist position supports Environmental Health and Safety Services (EHSS) in managing chemical inventory tracking and centralized chemical receiving for the University. The Chemical Safety Specialist will administer the University’s new chemical tracking software system and oversee the collection and maintenance of the University’s chemical inventory.

The position will manage the new centralized chemical receiving area where chemicals will be received, tracked, and distributed out to campus use locations. Also, the position will also provide chemical safety support to chemical users, monitor and generate associated compliance reports, and assist with hazardous materials shipping. Likewise, the Chemical Safety Specialist position reports directly to the Research Safety Manager and will supervise chemical receiving support staff and interns.


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or another science major with a strong knowledge of chemicals. Moreover, minimum 2 years’ experience with chemical handling and safety. including familiarity with chemical safety data sheets.
  • Also, knowledge of chemical safety data sheets, chemical compatibility and shipping requirements preferred.
  • Similarly, strong data management skills and ability to effectively use Microsoft Office application suite and data management software applications.
  • Moreover, must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse campus population.
  • Additionally, successful candidate should establish their principal residence in the Central New York area within approximately 30 minutes driving distance from Syracuse University.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of chemicals and related safety and compliance requirement. Excellent written, verbal. And analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Also, ability to work autonomously in a highly matrixed, decentralized and complex work environment. Willingness to work collaboratively in support of all areas of the EHSS Department.
  • Likewise, excellent organization and time management skills including demonstrated ability to coordinate schedules and meet time demands. Supervisory experience. Must be medically fit and able to wear respiratory protection.
  • Additionally, able to lift up to 50 lbs, and able to handle and maneuver chemical drums, boxes and container. And transport them across campus using carts, dollies and/or University vehicles

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline27 February,2021
Company Name Syracuse University
CityNew York



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