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Industrial Hygienist (Repost)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Reposted "open until filled" on 3/2/18, with priority application deadline of 3/23/18

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Industrial Hygienist (Repost)
Classification Title Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt II
Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), the Industrial Hygienist serves in a leadership role and provides expert advice to support academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health and safety laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will serve as the campus chemical hygiene officer. Will lead and conduct accident and incident investigations; provide advice on safety matters; develop and implement general safety programs; develop and conduct safety training; review and analyze safety aspects of planned and ongoing experiments and advise researchers and students on improved safety conditions and devices.

FLSA Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$4,693-7,769 monthly

Hiring Range $4,693-7,769 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 3
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours M-F 8:00AM -5:00PM; other hours as required
Department Information

Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) at Sacramento State develops and implements programs to protect the health and safety of the campus environment and community, which includes students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications

1. Experience in completion of hazard assessments for laboratory, shop and facility maintenance activities.
2. Significant experience preparing and presenting EH&S trainings, recordkeeping and reporting.
3. Experience using typical Industrial Hygiene instrumentation, e.g., sound level meter, PID, 4-channel gas analyzer, personal sample pumps
4. Experience conducting accident and incident investigations

5. Possess knowledge of applicable regulations and consensus standards for occupational health and safety including Cal/OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, CA Fire Code.
6. Knowledge of appropriate spill response procedures for laboratory quantities of hazardous materials
7. Knowledge/understanding and experience in identification, evaluation, and control of hazards associated with chemical handling, storage, transportation, use and disposal in a research university environment
8. Knowledge and experience in a broad range of building engineering principles
9. Strong hazard recognition and risk assessment skills for laboratory, shop, field research and maintenance activities
10. Expertise with PC-based applications including word processing, spreadsheets and databases
11. Strong written and oral communication skills
12. Interpersonal communication skill in working with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization, including conflict resolution and problem solving skills
13. Organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize and coordinate work as needed

14. Ability to wear personal protective clothing (PPE)
15. Ability to occasionally perform lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and climbing.
16. Ability to occasionally maneuver, position, lift and carry up to 50lbs

Preferred Qualifications

17. Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Physical/Life Science or Engineering.
18. Certified Industrial Hygienist., Certified Safety Professional
19. Five years professional experience developing and managing EH&S programs, including chemical hygiene, in a higher education and/or research laboratory setting
20. Completion of 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid California Driver’s License and maintenance of safe driving record required.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..

Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest


California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0026P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 03/02/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 03/23/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

Reposted “open until filled” on 3/2/18, with priority application deadline of 3/23/18

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 10 or more years
    • 5-9 years
    • 1-4 years
    • Less than one year
    • No experience

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents