The Environmental Health and Safety Officer II, under general direction, performs highly advanced and specialized work in programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies, as well as Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) policies and regulations. CJIS Level 1; Criminal Justice Information System Fingerprint Background Check
35% Conducts regular inspections of university facilities and ensures compliance. Provides reports, letters, information, and support to ensure correction of related violations, inadequacies, objectives, programs.
10% Provides technical expertise to staff regarding hazard evaluations, recommendations and follow-ups. Presents training and briefings to personnel and organizations on support and implementation of fire and life safety programs and First Aid/CPR and AED training.
15% Ensures related fire and life safety equipment throughout the campus is maintained, tested, and inspected and that any mandated inspections are scheduled and accomplished on time.
10% Assists in maintaining comprehensive manuals, inspection guides, presentations, procedures and programs. Provides guidance and inspection of new construction projects for code compliance.
15% Assist contractors with the annual inspection of fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler, ansul systems, elevators and natural gas distribution systems.
5% - Performs and assists in the investigation of injury or property loss related to fire and life safety incidents. Upon completion provides recommendations to the director and others on potential corrective actions and remedies.
5% - Respond to University fire alarms, trouble alarms, safety and environmental emergencies, etc. Additionally serves as a first responder to medical emergencies on campus
5% Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education/Experience/Skills: Bachelorâ™s degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience; Two years of related experience in environmental health and safety. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of environmental rules, regulations, and standards. Knowledge of OSHA and other health and safety regulations. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Valid driverâ™s license and ability to obtain a State of Texas commercial driverâ™s license within 60 days of employment.
This is a CJIS Level 1 security-sensitive position- The individual in this position may be required to access the Criminal Justice Information System (this level is designed for people who do not have physical and logical access to CJI but may encounter it in their duties); As a condition of employment the individual will be required to pass a Criminal Justice Information System Fingerprint Background Check and within a reasonable timeframe after the individualâ™s employment successfully complete periodic training to retain and maintain assigned responsibilities.
Internal Number: R-003963
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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