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Job Title: Safety Officer II (5751)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/19/2017
Expire Date: 07/18/2017
Job Categories: Engineering, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Environmental
Job Description
Safety Officer II (5751)
The Safety Officer II assists the Director of Emergency Management & Safety in ensuring compliance with current federal, state and local environmental health and safety regulations at the Edwardsville campus as well as the Alton School of Dental Medicine and the East St. Louis Center.

The Safety Officer II works with Safety Officers and other staff to ensure that safety policies are developed and followed along with addressing all environmental compliance issues. Primarily handling construction and electrical safety issues, the Safety Officer II will also serve as backup for Safety Officer III positions when they are out of the office. The Safety Officer II will assist with other University safety related issues as needed.

This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

Applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), a detailed resume, and unofficial transcripts, including those for SIUE, through HireTouch. Your resume should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

To apply for a vacancy, click the “Apply” button. This will prompt you to access your existing HireTouch account or create a new account. Instructions for creating a new account are available at: HireTouch Set-Up. Only create a new account if you have NEVER created an account. In your HireTouch account, you will upload all necessary documentation as requested above. After logging in or completing your new profile, you can then complete your application process for individual positions.

For Civil Service positions, applicants need to be an Illinois resident prior to the expiration of the probation period for the position.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. NOTE: Some positions are represented by a union and may require union dues.

For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
Qualifications & Requirements
1. Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
(a) Credit for college training comparable to that leading to a major in engineering, science, safety, or health (such as safety engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, general engineering, environmental engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, industrial hygiene, occupational health, or occupational safety).
(b) Work experience as a safety inspector or officer that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:
120 semester hours (or a Bachelor’s degree) in “a” = 1.0 unit
3 years of “b” = 1.0 unit.

2. Two years of experience as a safety inspector or officer in addition to the training/experience required in #1 above.

Please Note: Certification as a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals meets the requirements listed in #1.

Preferred Qualifications:
-A Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental or other related field is preferred.
-Must be familiar with construction safety, electrical safety, fall protection, scaffolding and other related regulatory requirements.
-Strong knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations at the federal, state and local level.
-Must be able to develop and implement new environmental and safety programs when required.
-Knowledge and familiarity with emergency procedures and practices are preferred.
-Ability to work in a team oriented environment and ability to focus on departmental goals.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis.
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