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Rockefeller University Assistant Safety Officer, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, NY, NY 10065 in New York, New York

Job: IRC27354


Job Title Assistant Safety Officer, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, NY, NY 10065

Laboratory / Department Laboratory Safety and Environmental Health

Department Description

Laboratory Safety and Environmental Health's role at The Rockefeller University is the development and management of the University's environmental health and safety programs. LS&EH works with the University's researchers, other departments on campus, and a wide range of outside regulatory and advisory agencies to ensure that the University is a safe and compliant place to work. In addition to providing support and services to the University, LS&EH conducts research in the health and safety fields. Aimed at minimizing waste, environmental impacts, and laboratory hazards, the staff's research spans the radioactive, biological and chemical aspects of laboratory safety and has resulted in the publication of two books and numerous journal articles.

Detailed Description

The Assistant Safety Officer will assist in managing health and safety programs under the OSHA general industry standard. Responsibilities include providing staff assistance on occupational health and safety issues, conducting program assessments, assisting with radioactive isotope package intake and wiping testing equipment, fit-testing employees, certifying fume hoods, investigating indoor air quality complaints, conducting routine and emergency air monitoring for compliance with occupational exposure limits, and direct compliance with FDNY regulations as they pertain to the laboratory setting in NYC.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in health science required or closely related field and knowledge of EHS regulations as they pertain to a higher education environment.

Additional Details

Please apply by clicking "Apply Above." Alternatively, please email your application to: Please indicate the keyword IRC27354 on your resume and in the subject line of the email. This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans