Job Opportunities

Biosafety Expert - Manager Level - Triumvirate Environmental, San Francisco, CA

Full time

Triumvirate Environmental is seeking an experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Senior Consultant (Manager or Senior Manager Level) to be the lead point of contact and owner for biosafety engagements within California and the west coast region. This individual will have an in depth understanding of common EH&S and Biosafety concepts, issues, and challenges and able to identify unmet demands to provide resolutions, for current and new clients while ensuring to the highest level of satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have broad based experience working in an EH&S capacity with a portion of that experience working in a professional services group leading project and consulting teams. This position reports to the Director of Biosafety.

The primary goal of the position is to guide clients to be good stewards of the environment, protect the health and welfare of employees, and ensure regulatory compliance at the local, state, and federal levels. The EH&S Manager must have excellent interpersonal skills and writing abilities, be self-directed and able to work in a variety of industry settings, client cultures, and work locations.

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Posted 11/7/22


Institutional Biosafety Committee Administrator/Assistant Biosafety Officer - University of California Riverside, CA

Full time

Under the direction of the Biosafety Officer/High Containment Lab Director (BSO/HCLD), the incumbent will serve as the campus Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Administrator/Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO). As the IBC Administrator/ABSO, this individual will collaborate with the BSO/HCLD, other Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) staff, campus faculty and staff in the efficient and integrated administration of the IBC and delivery of biosafety services on campus and at UCR Health clinic locations. The IBC Administrator/ABSO will oversee the administration of the IBC, perform routine and impromptu audits of research and teaching laboratories, provides training and applies technical knowledge in all campus-related and UCR Health clinics biological safety issues and ensures safe procedures are properly followed and follows up with BSO/HCLD and management as appropriate. In support of the Research Safety program, the incumbent will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory safety evaluations to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. The incumbent will also serve as an alternate for the BSO/HCLD and work with institutional committees including Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE), and High Containment Laboratory Oversight Group (HCLOG) to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research and teaching laboratories. The incumbent will support all biosafety issues related to Federal, State and local regulations and campus policies and procedures.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref #27910523)

Posted 10/25/22


Senior Safety Specialist - Hospital/Medical Center - University of California Los Angeles, CA

Full time

Under the direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), you will be the Senior Safety Specialist for the Westwood and Santa Monica Medical Centers and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital (RNPH) in support of all EHS programs to ensure that the UCLA Health safety policies are appropriate, current and adhered to. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring compliance of the Environmental Compliance, including Respiratory Protection and Industrial Hygiene, while supporting Injury and Illness Prevention, Ergonomics, Fire Safety and Hazardous Materials. You will also serve as the technical expert and coordinate a broad variety of employee safety programs across the UCLA Hospitals and assist in creating Performance Improvement measures to ensure a safe, healthful and secure environment for staff, patients and visitors.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref #28558)

Posted 10/4/22


Assistant Biosafety Officer - University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

Full time

The Assistant Biosafety Officer will assist in the development and implementation of UCI’s comprehensive Biosafety program. The individual will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory safety inspections to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. They may also perform impromptu safety audits of laboratories to ensure safe procedures are properly followed and will follow-up with management as appropriate. The position will work with the Research Safety Division subject matter experts and EHS School Coordinators and will collaborate effectively with researchers in the efficient and integrated delivery of biosafety services. They will assist the Biosafety Officer on campus-related biological safety issues, Institutional Biosafety Committee compliance and administration, and ensure safe procedures are properly followed. The position may also work with other institutional committees including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Laboratory Safety Committee, High Containment Use Committee, Dual Use Research of Concern, and Radiation Safety Committee to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research and proper review of hazardous materials in research both in vivo and in vitro. Applies professional knowledge and expertise in Biosafety. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice in this discipline, and. decision-making is based on established procedures; relevant laws; regulations and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology; impact on other EH&S programs, and senior management approvals as required.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref #41159)

Posted 9/2/22


EH&S Specialist - University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Full time

Under general supervision of the ESF Supervisor, pick up hazardous materials, radioactive, chemical and medical waste at campus and affiliate locations and transport it to the Environmental Services Facility. Perform sorting, processing and packaging of hazardous materials/waste at the Environmental Services Facility and other related duties including health and safety inspections, quality controls and record keeping associated with operations at the Environmental Services Facility. Resolves problems of moderate scope and complexity related to these program areas. Oversee radioactive waste inventory and shipments and coordinate the disposal of radioactive equipment. Coordinates the hazardous materials shipment program to pick-up, classify, package, and label hazardous materials shipments and deliver to Distribution Services for shipment off-campus via common carrier exercising judgment within defined guidelines and practices.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref #41373)

Posted 8/29/22


Assistant Biosafety Officer - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Full time

The Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO) assists the Campus Biosafety Officer (BSO) in developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive Biosafety Program that is designed to support and facilitate research and teaching while protecting people and the environment from the adverse effects of research involving bio-hazardous and recombinant DNA materials (e.g. microbes, prions, toxins, transgenics) etc.

The ABSO assists the campus BSO who is responsible for campus compliance with biological safety standards (Bloodborne Pathogens, Aerosol Transmissible Diseases, Select Agents, NIH Recombinant DNA Research Guidelines, etc.), medical waste regulations, and safe working practices involving biological hazardous agents as well as advising Principal Investigators, lab personnel, and OEH&S management and staff on biosafety issues. As a member of the UCSF Institutional Biosafety Committee, and in the absence of the BSO, this position may be charged with advising the committee, senior OEH&S management and staff of successful strategies for regulatory compliance.

Duties include assisting the BSO in the following: Responsible Official (RO) or alternate RO (ARO) for the Select Agent program, Laboratory Animal Resource Center monitoring, inspection of Biosafety Level 1, 2 and 3 laboratories and clinical laboratory areas; pre-review of Biological Use Authorizations; consulting with faculty, researchers and staff to ensure implementation and development of biological safety practices and procedures; development and implementation of formal training to individuals/groups regarding all aspects of biosafety and bloodborne pathogens; and as assigned conduct comprehensive laboratory/research biological safety audits. The applicant will participate in the EH&S Emergency Response Program and will be a member of the Emergency Response Team, and will function as a point of contact during regulatory inspections (NIH, CDC, USDA, SFDPH, Cal/OSHA, AAALAC, FAA, etc.); and will perform oversight of annual certifications of biosafety cabinets, medical waste management, and medical surveillance/occupational exposure monitoring programs; plans review; training development; development and maintenance of the UCSF Biosafety Manual, exposure protocols, standard operating procedures/policies, interpretation of new laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards as they apply to biological safety and updating all programs accordingly to ensure compliance; and other duties as assigned.

Visit the University website for more information and to apply (Ref #68932BR)

Posted 8/29/22


EH&S Specialist - University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Full time

Under supervision of an EH&S Manager, assists the Biosafety, Chemical Hygiene, and Controlled Substances programs in EH&S at UC Davis. Promotes the prevention of occupational injuries or illnesses from biological, chemical, and other hazards in the laboratory and other research- related environments. Assists EH&S and research personnel with hazard recognition, risk assessment, and development of control and mitigation strategies. Supports campus committees such as the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Chemical Laboratory Safety Committee (CLSC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Sponsored Programs, and others as needed.

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Posted 8/10/22


Associate Director Environmental Health and Safety - Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, San Diego, CA

Full time

We are currently seeking an Associate Director of Environmental, Health & Safety who will be responsible and accountable for developing, implementing and leading EH&S programs for the company. The position is responsible for identifying and controlling hazards and risks and to maintain compliance will all regulations that deal with worker health and safety as well as environmental health and safety.

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Posted 7/6/22


Environmental Manager - Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Full time

This position will work within the Environment, Health, and Safety Office under general direction of the EHS Director. The Institute Environmental Manager will develop, implement, and maintain environmental initiatives for all Institute sites in support of hazardous materials/hazardous waste activities, electronic recycling, and ensure campus compliance with local, state and federal regulations including, but not limited to, RCRA, DOT, DTSC, AQMD/CARB, EPCRA, CAL/OSHA and local regulations.

Acts as subject matter expert and provides functional direction and training in application of hazardous waste management practices to the research community, operational units on campus and remote facilities, and sustainability efforts of the Institute.

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Posted 5/19/22


Biosafety Officer - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Full time

The purpose of this position is to ensure the safe use of campus biological agents, recombinant DNA and biohazards in accordance with CalOSHA, NIH Guidelines and other applicable regulations. This position will also be responsible for chairing the Institutional Biosafety Committee and will review and approve biological use authorizations (BUA) campus wide. This position provides support to other laboratory safety programs across multiple colleges to promote the safety of faculty, staff and students.

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Posted 5/16/22


Chemical Safety Specialist - University of California San Diego, CA

Full time

The primary emphasis of the job is the prevention and/or mitigation of occupational injuries or illnesses from chemical risks in the laboratory environment. The incumbent will provide consultation services to Principal Investigators (PI) and researchers on the policies, practices and procedures for the safe use of hazardous materials. The incumbent will frequently consult with faculty and staff as well as support and maintenance personnel to improve practices, procedures and control measures.

The incumbent will evaluate workplaces to identify, analyze, monitor, and control chemical health hazards for elimination or reduction of illness and injuries. The incumbent will facilitate loss prevention initiatives to protect employees from occupational exposures to hazardous materials, chemicals, microbials, noise, and physical agents. The incumbent will develop strategies and systems for compliance with campus, federal and state policies, guidelines and laws relating to the research environment.

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Posted 5/6/22


EH&S Coordinator - La Jolla Institute, La Jolla, CA

Full time

Under the supervision and direction of the EH&S Manager the EH&S Coordinator assists with administrative and technical duties for EH&S programs within the Institute. This includes database management, record keeping, filing, scheduling for various EH&S programs, and technical duties including medical waste management and facility/equipment inspections.

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Posted 1/24/22


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