Assistant Environmental Management Program Officer, EHS

Massachusetts, United States
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ASSISTANT OFFICER, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (EMP)Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)-EMP Hazardous Waste Program, to join a multidisciplinary EHS office and provide expert advice in support of Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of federal/state/local EHS regulations and good practices. Will report to and assist the program manager with the Hazardous Waste Program (i.e., regulatory aspects, reporting, operations, training, developing procedures, etc.); interface with clients and other professionals on areas of concern and find solutions; and collaborate with vendors, researchers, staff, and students. May work with departments outside of EHS as skills develop and in EHS areas other than the core EM discipline. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s desirable) in EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, biological science, or chemistry; at least three years’ relevant experience in EHS programs and recognition, evaluation and control of hazardous materials/conditions, and physical agents; effective strategic management, organizational, team-building, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills; basic computer and database skills; environmental management expertise, with specific capabilities in the areas of hazardous waste management (universal and mixed), recycling, pollution prevention, and positive initiatives for the environment; general knowledge of EHS regulations specific to federal, state, local and consensus standards including expertise in at least some and general knowledge of most of the following: EPA, Massachusetts DEP, DOT, OSHA, Massachusetts’ building code, NFPA codes, and Cambridge Municipal Code; evidence of leadership and ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs; certification as or ability to gain eligibility for certification in an EHS discipline within five years (i.e., CSP, CIH, CHMM, CHP, etc.); and ability to collaborate, manage multiple projects, and produce quality work on schedule with high customer satisfaction.  Job #16771-O


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