EH&S Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: EH&S Specialist

Classification Title: AA/S – Exempt II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): February 7th, 2023 at 11:55 PM PST 

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), the EH&S Specialist will provide planning, administration, and coordination of Environmental Health and Safety programs. Programs include Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Management.
The incumbent will be responsible for conducting, maintaining, and updating safety training in person and on the LMS; and to identify and address health and safety issues and areas of non-compliance through inspections and reports.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA. This position is benefits-eligible.)

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,022.00 - $9,083 per month

Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,200 -$6,000 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Recruitment TypeRegular (Probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time 

Pay Plan12 months 

Work Hours: M-F 7:30 AM -4:00 PM with possible other hours as required

Department Information 

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) works to assure safe and healthful environments for all segments of the campus population, through programs of information and education, review and monitoring, technical consultation, and provision of direct services.

EH&S provides the University community with the services and training needed to ensure safety and environmental responsibility.

EH&S is also responsible for developing programs to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal health, safety, and environmental regulations, and campus policies on environmental health and safety.

For more information please visit our website:

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications 

1. Possess a strong foundational knowledge of science and engineering principles (e.g., occupational health and safety, fire/life safety, environmental science, biology, chemistry, and/ or engineering)
2. Technical abilities in both application and database administration, and a broad understating of information management principles and practices.
3. Experience developing and presenting training through SCORM/AICC content in LMS or in person.
4. Knowledge of applicable Cal/OSHA, CA. Fire Code, rules and regulations, and local county health as required.
5. Strong oral and written communication skills.
6. Interpersonal communication skills in working with individuals at all levels within and outside the organization, including conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
7. Organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize and coordinate work as needed.
8. Possess an understanding of web content management (WCM) and WCM applications
9. Responsible for office Procurement card to purchase equipment, supplies, trainings, etc…
Physical Requirements; 
10. Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
11. Ability to maintain physical condition necessary for light to moderate lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and climbing.

Conditions of Employment

Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

12. Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Science, or Engineering
13. Desire for further accreditation (ASP/CSP, CSST, CAC, CHMM, Asbestos Supervisor Certifications, Lead, etc)
14. EHS Experience in laboratories/University or in a consulting capacity

Documents Needed to Apply

List documents needed for this position: Resume, cover letter, diversity statement

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.



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