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Hazardous Materials Program Manager


Manage and supervise the University’s Hazardous Materials Management Program. Hire and train staff, maintain records, collect and analyze data and ensure compliance with the Federal, State and Local regulations which govern the program operations.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Supervises the operation of the University Hazardous Materials Management Program.
  • Interviews, hires, and trains personnel to collect, package, process and ship chemical wastes; reviews the qualifications of commercial vendors that are hired to transport and dispose of hazardous chemicals and radioactive materials.
  • Maintains records in compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations. Acts as the primary point of contact with Federal, State and Local regulatory groups.
  • Collects and analyzes data as appropriate.
  • Disseminates information regarding SUS/University rules, policies and contracts.
  • Responsible for accurate interpretation of Federal, State and Local regulations and development of operational policies to effectively manage chemical waste.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five (5) years continually responsible experience in Hazardous Waste Management. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does have supervisory responsibility.

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