Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Off-Campus Housing (QHC). The position is located at the North Campus. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
To facilitate continuous safety improvement and compliance with regulatory agencies by following the values of Washington University. To foster excellence at Quadrangle Housing by developing the skills and habits necessary to enable meaningful measurable results to our student and extended communities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work closely with Washington University EH&S department, Leadership Teams, Safety Specialists and Safety Committees.
Communicate University EH&S policies and standards to contractors, employees in Quadrangle Housing (QHC), and others involved with QHC-managed assets and projects.
Monitor, audit, and document compliance of policies and standards; formulate corrective action plans, as appropriate.
Conduct injury interviews with employees in QHC, as well as contractors, keeping reports in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Conduct OSHA construction safety classes (with appropriate license).
Liaison to Washington University’s Office of Sustainability.� Maintain and report applicable information on QHC-managed assets.
Develop an annual EH&S, and grounds, operating plan for QHC, including an annual budget and goals.
For all QHC-managed property:
Manage the upkeep of landscaping/grounds and supervise all grounds personnel.
Manage preventative maintenance contracts.
Manage outside contractors for landscaping/grounds projects.
Manage QHC’s vehicle fleet, including preventative and on-going maintenance�
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Valid Class “E” driver’s license and auto insurance.
Strong experience in Lead and Asbestos safety a plus. Lead and Asbestos licenses preferred.
HAZWOPER and OSHA 510 Standards for the construction industry.
Thorough knowledge and practical application of safety practices and procedures used in residential housing environment.
Thorough knowledge and practical application of federal, state, and local safety and environmental laws and regulations.
Have a strong knowledge and understanding of occupational safety.
Have a strong knowledge of environmental management, with the proven ability to strategically manage environmental compliance.
An ability to communicate University EH&S policies and standards to contractors, employees in Quadrangle Housing (QHC), and other involved with QHC –managed assets and projects.
An ability to monitor, audit, and document compliance with policies and standards plus formulate corrective action plans as appropriate.
An ability to supervise grounds staff and manage outside contractors engaged for landscaping/grounds projects.
An ability to estimate time and determine materials required to complete various projects.
Applicant Special Instructions:
WORKING CONDITIONS / EQUIPMENT:
Ability to lift 50 pounds overhead.
Be comfortable handling hazardous materials.
Be willing to climb 40 foot ladder.
The hiring range for this position is $21.18 - $26.99 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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