Environmental Health and Safety Programs Supervisor (February 2020) Citrus Community College
Posting Number: 0600880 Position Title: Environmental Health and Safety Programs Supervisor (February 2020) Posting Date: 02-06-2020 Closing Date: 03-19-2020 Department/Division: FS (Environ Hlth & Safety) Funding: District Funded Job Category: Supervisor/Confidential Assignment: Full-Time Percentage Employee: 100% Months per Year: 12 Work Days per Week: See 'Work Schedule per Day' below.
Work Schedule per Day: Generally Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; however, this is an exempt management/supervisory-level position requiring some weekend, holiday, and non-conventional working hours in addition to the regular working hours of a collegiate environment.
Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply): Days Nights Weekends
Placement/Range: Range 8-1 $5,607.00/mth. (Starting salary for a new supervisor/confidential hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.)
Pay Rate: See 'Placement/Range/Pay Rate' below.
Benefits: PLACEMENT/RANGE/PAY RATE: Initial placement on the supervisor/confidential salary schedule is 8-1 ($5,607.00/mth.).
BENEFITS: The District provides a fully-paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only. Also, currently included each year are 17 paid holidays, 22 vacation days and 12 illness days.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: Resume Transcripts
Optional Applicant Documents Cover Letter Other Document (s) Licenses and Certificates
About Citrus College Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the college expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 19,000 students annually. Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options -- winter intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as online education courses.
Mission Statement Citrus College provides students with quality educational experiences and support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, certificates, career/technical education, and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters academic and career success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning environment. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievements.
Accreditation Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under general direction of the Director of Business Services, the Environmental Health and Safety Programs Supervisor develops implements and oversees the District's environmental, health and safety programs. The Environmental Health and Safety Programs Supervisor serves as the principal liaison between the District and all local, state and federal agencies responsible for regulatory compliance of environmental, health and safety programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Ensures District compliance with all CAL/OSHA and AQMD and other local, state and federal regulations, current legislation and nationally recognized environmental, health and safety standards to assure the District's compliance. - Conducts regular safety inspections and participates in all inspections conducted by regulatory compliance agencies, including CAL/OSHA, AQMD, the Fire Marshall, the State Water Resources Control Board and others. Coordinates the investigation of potential hazards and recommends corrective actions to mitigate any unsafe conditions and/or practices. - Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with regulatory agencies and site inspectors; obtains and maintains permit files for agency inspections; maintains and reviews inspection records generated from internal audits and regulatory agencies during inspections; coordinates and drafts responses to Notice of Inspection and/or Violations issued by environmental regulatory agencies. - Maintains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on chemicals used in all areas of the campus and ensures safe disposal of all chemical and biohazard waste campus-wide. Prepares reports and verifies appropriate hazard labels are on all chemicals used in laboratories and other areas on campus. - Prepares, maintains, updates and provides related trainings on the New Employee Safety Awareness Booklet, the District Injury Illness Prevention Plan, the Hazardous Communication Plan, the Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan, the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, the Hazardous Materials Business Plan and other regulatory programs. - Conducts or administers a variety of safety trainings such as ergonomics, hazard communication, illness and injury prevention, fire extinguisher use, forklift operation and others. - Monitors and schedules inspections and service for fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, clarifier pits and backflow devices. - Directs the preparation and maintenance of narrative and statistical reports and records related to personnel and assigned activities; prepares and maintains records of chemical inventories, safety data sheets, hazardous waste disposal manifests, universal and medical waste disposal, instrument calibrations, inspections, medical records from exposure monitoring, environmental testing, and hazardous waste determinations. - Develops, oversees, and executes the District's recycling program. - Maintains current knowledge of new and pending legislation related to health and safety; develops and implements appropriate programs and procedures to ensure continuing compliance. - Evaluates employee accident and injury reports, recommends remedial action, and follows up to ensure appropriate action is taken; collects and maintains appropriate accident and injury statistics and other regulatory documentation; continually evaluates the effectiveness of environmental safety compliance programs in promoting a safe and healthful environment. - Maintains positive working relationships with other departments on campus. - Communicates District policy and administrative decisions to assigned personnel and students. - Administers the collective bargaining agreements among the District and the classified union. - Creates an atmosphere of collegiality and supports the goals of participatory governance. - Supervises and evaluates assigned personnel. - Resolves conflict. - Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. - Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position and the District's mission and philosophy.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and implementation. - Knowledge of proper storage and handling of hazardous materials and chemicals. - Knowledge of college campus physical plant operations. - Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal safety, environmental and hazardous waste codes and regulations. - Knowledge of ADA accessibility standards, and fire/life safety standards for ingress, egress, signage and fire protection systems. - Knowledge of regulations and best practices regarding recycling of waste and surplus materials. - Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including an understanding of filing systems, file maintenance, and record-keeping. - Knowledge of chemical safety, safety engineering and building environmental systems. - Ability to remain calm and take appropriate measured action during emergency situations. - Ability to prepare organized and understandable written plans, programs, reports, letters and position papers. - Ability to present training and presentations to District employees in both large and small groups. - Ability to perform all of the relevant duties of the position with only general direction. - Ability to plan, develop and implement generalized and specialized employee safety programs. - Ability to inspect District grounds, facilities and work areas to identify unsafe practices, procedures and conditions. - Ability to ensure compliance with a variety of local, state and federal laws, codes and regulations related to environmental health and safety. - Ability to investigate complaints and report violations in accordance with District policies and procedures, and legal requirements. - Ability to work effectively in a shared governance environment. - Ability to provide customer support from a management level. - Ability to provide customer service protocol with a customer service-oriented priority. - Ability to effectively use a personal computer and a variety of job-related software applications. - Ability to conduct long-range planning. - Ability to communicate effectively, in English, with a diverse population both orally and in writing. - Sensitivity to, understanding of, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural background, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Two or more years of progressively responsible experience in developing, planning and administering environmental health and safety programs in a school, community college, or university environment. - Possession of one or more of the following certificates: Associate/Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Risk/Loss Control Manager (CRM), Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Fire Protection Specialist, or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager. - Experience working in a community college environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - Possession of a bachelor's degree in health science, safety science, environmental science, or a related field, and two years of progressively responsible experience in developing, planning, and administering environmental health and safety programs in a large organization. - Thorough knowledge of: local, state, and federal safety, environmental, and hazardous waste codes and regulations; biological and chemical safety standards practices, physical hazard and safety engineering; current industry safety standards and practices; general budget and accounting procedures, and modern program management principles, practices and methods.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: - Requires a valid driver's license.
About Citrus College: Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college is currently experiencing a major facilities expansion project that will change the look of the campus. The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 19,000 students annually. Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options -- winter intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as online education courses.
Mission Statement Citrus College provides innovative educational opportunities and student support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, career/technical education and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters personal and professional success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning community. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievement.
Accreditation Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, include filing of complaints against member institutions can be found at https://accjc.org.
'CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.' It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use 'NA' (not applicable), do not use terms such as 'see resume' or 'see attached'. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming. It is advisable to attach 'Optional' documents first, and then 'Required' documents once you are ready to click on the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming.
Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on 'Finished Attaching Documents' and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on 'Finish Attaching Documents Later'. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected 'Finished Attaching Documents' and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
All employees within the bargaining unit are required to pay dues as a member of the exclusive representative or pay an agency fee.
About Transcripts: --Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position. --Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer. --Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year. --Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position. --All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position. --Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure: --A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview. --Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled. --Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview. --Travel costs must be borne by the applicant. --Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President. --If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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