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Safety Coordinator

Job Description

TITLE: Safety Coordinator

JOB CODE: 6620



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 11

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 38,892.00
midpoint 50,562.00
maximum 62,232.00

PURPOSE: To implement and administer fire, industrial hygiene, radiation, chemical, occupational safety, or bio-safety programs standards and regulations. Responsible for the administration of all phases of the applicable safety programs and for providing technical assistance and direction to personnel and departments regarding attaining and maintaining compliance with safety regulations and standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, administers and interprets programs and policies for industrial hygiene, radiation safety, biological safety, general safety and chemical safety. Communicates with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies concerning compliance and emerging standards. Plans, organizes and directs section work activities. Establishes written performance standards, goals and objectives. Appraises employee performance in assigned section. Develops, coordinates and recommends policy or program changes for the improvement of the Environmental Health and Safety function on campus. Performs related duties as required. Assist other Environmental Health and Safety personnel in their respective programs when necessary.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from the Assistant Director, Associate Director, or Director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Direct supervision to personnel assigned to the various programs.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in industrial management, safety engineering, chemistry, engineering, physics, environmental health or a related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years administrative experience in chemical safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health, occupational safety programs, loss prevention or related fields. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Accuracy in all phases of work performed. Equipment used in designated safety program. Potential exposure to hazardous conditions and/or materials. Must be capable of performing duties while wearing respiratory protection. May involve strenuous activity such as walking, lifting and moving of material. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.