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Scientific Environmental Health & Safety Officer

Company: Safety Partners, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

* Year-end bonus
* Great benefits
* Work with and support top biotech and life sciences companies

As a Scientific Environmental Health and Safety Officer you will create, implement, and maintain Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) programs for our growing list of life science and high-tech clients. Most of your time will be spent on-site with clients developing, and implementing customized programs in hazard communication, biosafety, chemical safety, emergency preparedness, radiation safety, public safety, and facilities safety. You will have the opportunity to interact with visionaries, researchers, and senior management at leading firms in a fast-paced, highly varied environment. Being comfortable working with a variety of people in different corporate and lab settings is essential!

We take pride in our staff having a strong science background and being able to speak peer-to-peer to our clients. Our consultants understand what EHS policies and procedures can mean to experiments, timelines, and new products and procedures and make sure our clients do, as well.

If you are self-motivated, adaptable, willing to constantly learn, and are interested in becoming an "expert generalist" in EHS for life sciences, come join us!

*Job Responsibilities*
* Hands-on development and implementation of client EHS programs, including: Biosafety, Chemical Safety, Radiation Safety, Hazard Communication, Emergency Preparedness, Additional OSHA specific safety programs as needed
* Establishment and maintenance of EHS permits and licenses in compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.
* Conduct Job Safety Analyses for hazardous materials processes.
* Conduct Risk Assessments to analyze and evaluate the proper handling of biological materials.
* Work with client staff to bring about a high-level match of EHS culture and worker safety activities to written policies, procedures, instructions and manuals.
* Coordinate and facilitate safety committees.
* Prepare and deliver training to fulfill regulatory requirements and ensure client employees are fully aware of the safety program.
* Coordinate specialized training, such as RCRA, DOT, IATA, OSHA HAZWOPER, Wastewater Operator, CPR, First Aid, and AED.
* Maintain complete documentation of all aspects of the EHS program.

*Qualifications*
* Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences; Biology or Chemistry degrees strongly preferred.
* Master's degree or PhD in Life Sciences preferred.
* 3+ years of experience in a laboratory setting (biotechnology, pharmaceutical research, academic science, or medical technology science preferred) or EHS related work experience.

*Required Skills and Competencies*
* Strong professional communication and written skills.
* Highly organized with strong prioritization skills and possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Must have valid driver's license, ability to commute to various locations on a daily basis, and potentially multiple locations during the workday.
* Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced consulting environment.
* High level of professional judgment.
* Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.

As an equal opportunity employer, Safety Partners will provide reasonable accommodation for a disability or sincerely-held religious belief where required by law to do so.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Cambridge, MA 02139: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Safety Partners, Inc., Cambridge , Scientific Environmental Health & Safety Officer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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