Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO, the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager formulates and implements policies and procedures that promote safe practices and environmental compliance at the Institution in areas including, but not limited to, laboratory safety, fire prevention, radiation safety, industrial hygiene and occupational safety and health.
Directs and manages a professional and technical staff. Participates in formulating policy and procedures at the senior management level and serves as liaison and advisor to the Institution's Directorate. Utilizing a thorough knowledge of Federal, State and Local EHS regulations, insures that environmental, health and safety inspection, monitoring, and reporting activities comply with Institution, town, state and federal requirements. Is a member of the Institution Safety Committee and makes appropriate assignments to Committee members to accomplish objectives and assist with communications. Develops, coordinates and supervises training programs, as needed. Takes a leadership position in the Institution's efforts to ensure a safe working environment. Performs such other duties as the supervisor may, from time to time, deem necessary.
Desired Education/Experience for Hiring
College degree in an appropriate discipline with 8-10 years of relevant experience at the senior management level of a large government research or academic institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred. Must have a broad knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations. Must have a demonstrable professional stature supported by membership in professional organizations and/or publication of scientific papers in a related field. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work in concert with principal investigators and senior administrators, are essential.