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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Environment Management Program (EMP) Officer, EHS in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Environment Management Program (EMP) Officer, EHS

  • Job Number: 21467

  • Functional Area: Environmental Health and Safety

  • Department: Environment, Health & Safety Office

  • School Area: EHS Headquarters

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (EMP) OFFICER, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to function as an integral member of the multidisciplinary EHS Office and provide technical support to all EHS program areas. Will oversee MIT’s Environmental Permitting Program, including compliance with MassDEP Massachusetts Contingency Program, MCP facility disposal site review and approval, NPDES, and stormwater regulations in support of MIT Department of Facilities’ construction projects. Additional responsibilities could include SPCC, AST and UST, and wetland projects. Will serve as a backup for air, hazardous waste, and water programs; participate in a range of EHS programs within and outside area(s) of expertise; and develop the necessary expertise to integrate overall EHS programs into sustainable practices/policies/guidelines. Responsibilities include assisting clients with problem-solving; keeping abreast of pertinent EHS regulations/developments and evaluating their impact on MIT; participating on an Institute-wide EHS management system that integrates compliance, sustainability, and education; assisting with developing and training other EHS Office staff; participating in or leading committees/teams/study groups; developing and implementing general EHS programs and training; leading/conducting accident/incident investigations; reviewing and analyzing EHS aspects of academic research/experiments; working with Facilities’ staff to achieve regulatory compliance and other duties as directed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in an EHS-related discipline, engineering, or environmental/physical/chemical science; four years’ relevant experience in EHS programs focused on recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous materials, conditions, and physical agents; eligibility for CHMM; evidence of leadership and ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs within the workplace; knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations; effective written and oral communication skills; and basic proficiency with computers and databases. PREFERRED: master’s degree and certification in an EHS discipline. Job #21467-9Will participate in the EHS emergency response on-call rotational system providing routine and off-hours support when necessary to resolve EHS issues and serve as the EMP subject matter expert to emergency response groups.6/23/22

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