Occupational Safety/Environmental Health Specialist 4 (Campus Regional EHS Coordinator)

Penn State University

Eastern Part of Pennsylvania
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
04 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Office of Physical Plant
Environmental Health and Safety
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is seeking an individual with broad knowledge and experience in all aspects of environmental health and safety, including industrial hygiene, laboratory and occupational safety to continue the implementation of EHS programs. The EHS Regional Coordinator works with a group of client locations, including Commonwealth Campuses, to effectively implement environmental health and safety (EHS) services and programs. EHS Regional Coordinators independently evaluate chemical, biological and radiological, fire and general safety hazards as well as accident/incident investigations, hazardous materials shipments and waste management practices; implement effective safe work practices in accordance with established departmental standards and advance the PSU safety culture. The EHS internal "train the trainer" training programs are developed to provide EHS staff with training on the technical and operational implementation of these EHS programs. Upon completion of the EHS internal trainings, incumbents are expected to independently implement EHS services and programs with routine supervisory review of safe work practice recommendations for high hazard operations. Initiate and lead coordinated approaches to address the development and administration of EHS programs and procedures; provide continuous analysis, interpretation, resolution, implementation and monitoring of programs. The candidate will be responsible for assisting campus employees to ensure the successful implementation of EHS programs. This position provides this function on-site specifically at the Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth and will have dedicated regional campus responsibilities to the eastern campuses of Penn State. This position requires extensive travel to Penn State client locations, including Commonwealth Campuses. This position is part of the EHS division of the Office of Physical Plant and supports University-wide safety efforts. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in Occupational Safety/Environmental Health or related discipline or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful applicant must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills with close attention to detail, a positive attitude, and have experience facilitating the implementation of comprehensive EHS programs. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. The position also requires that you be capable of lifting/moving materials weighing up to 35 pounds, with or without accommodation, capable of utilizing respiratory protection equipment including negative-pressure respirators and capable of climbing ladders and entering confined spaces. This position also must be reachable and accessible for emergencies during work and off-hours via phone and email.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088