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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Average

$61,650

ANNUAL

$29.64

HOURLY

Entry Level

$48,980

ANNUAL

$23.55

HOURLY

Mid Level

$60,890

ANNUAL

$29.28

HOURLY

Expert Level

$72,800

ANNUAL

$35.00

HOURLY


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Active Listening

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Science

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Reading Comprehension

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Writing

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Critical Thinking

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Written Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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  • Environmental Specialist job in Phoenix, AZ with Grand Canyon University
    Grand Canyon University    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 12 days    

    Environmental Specialist job in Phoenix, AZ with Grand Canyon University

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    Environmental Specialist

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    Job Description

    Grand Canyon University is seeking an Environmental Specialist. They will report directly to the Health & Safety Manager and carry out duties of the department which include assisting the department with compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, implementing an environmental management system and instilling a positive culture that promotes the safety of all university faculty, staff, and students.

    The Environmental Specialist will have experience working with environmental regulations to assist in fulfilling departmental responsibilities. This position will require the ability to work independently at times while conducting inspections and performing assigned duties throughout the university campus.

    Responsibilities:

    + Work with programs to include federally mandated Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and various related programs.

    + Responsibilities will include conducting environmental sampling, completing campus inspections, and inventorying materials and equipment as required by the university’s multiple?permits; assist sustainability efforts related to hazardous waste minimization and recycling.

    + Record the completion of inspections and findings, escalating discovered issues to management with corrective action recommendations and immediately corrects correcting issues within scope of authority.

    + Perform and document jobsite inspections and audits with special emphasis on hazard identification/recognition and observation of unsafe behaviors as designated; may serve as secondary assist in certain audits/inspections.

    + Participate in development/execution of environmental program requirements such as chemical inventory, safety data sheet management and data entry into chemical management software.

    + Conduct or assist with Job Hazard Assessments (JHAs) for employee tasks to identify hazards and recommend appropriate mitigation which can include the development of various administrative controls such as training, procedures, processes, PPE, etc.

    + Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    + Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or related area, or equivalency; five years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene preferred.

    + Minimum of five years of experience in related field

    + Must have valid US driver’s license and clean driving record

    + Must pass pre-employment background check

    + Must work overtime and weekend hours if needed for emergency issues.

    + Ability to read and interpret technical materials pertaining to fire and safety codes, blueprints, emergency management plans, building and equipment specifications, health and safety laws and standards preferred.

    + Experience training or teaching and preparing general environmental course work.

    + Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience working with regulations such as EPCRA, (Tier II reporting & HMIS) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Fire Code (IFC), and local and state regulations.

    + Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

    GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

    Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

    For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide (http://app.box.com/s/82wd2up53abu9gs2vvllwb18ndcq8cqg) .

    All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff (http://files.gcu.edu/346868/staffexp.pdf) or faculty (http://files.gcu.edu/346868/facultyexp.pdf) expectations as part of the application process.

    If you’re looking for jobs in admissions/enrollment, accounting, curriculum development, financial aid, human resources, information technology, marketing or other student service-related jobs at Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Visit our partner’s site at jobs.gce.com for more information.

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    Phoenix, AZ

    Posted: 10/1/2021

    Job Status: Full Time

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  • Environmental Specialist II
    Freeport McMoRan    Green Valley, AZ 85614
     Posted 12 days    

    Environmental Specialist II

    Requisition ID:
    54465

    Location:

    Green Valley, AZ, US, 85622

    Category:
    Environmental

    Description:

    **Freeport-McMoRan** is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

    We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

    **Description**

    Under close supervision, assists in providing technical support and guidance for environmental projects and programs at assigned site.

    + Installs, operates, and maintains environmental and emission monitoring instruments and testing equipment. Analyzes data for compliance with regulatory requirements

    + Evaluates and assesses environmental risk and develops programs for risk reduction

    + Collaborates in recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations

    + Reviews and/or Prepares and maintains detailed records and files of environmental data and communications

    + Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment

    + Maintains basic working knowledge of national, regional and local environmental, occupational health, and other applicable regulations. Maintains knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures

    + May provide leadership to less experienced engineers and technicians

    + May serve as Project Manager or technical expert on small to medium-sized environmental projects (e.g., compliance, remediation, or reclamation)

    + Leads or participates in regular audits and inspections of operations areas for purposes of ensuring compliance with site environmental policies, procedures and requirements of the Environmental Management System

    + Coordinates the timely recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets in compliance with applicable legal and other requirements

    + Tracks and reports the recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets as directed

    + Performs other duties as assigned

    **Qualifications**

    **Minimum Qualifications**

    + Associate's Degree in Environmental Science or closely related area (can substitute an additional five (5) years of experience in mining or mineral processing operations for the degree requirement) **and**

    + **Seven (7) years** ' experience in environmental monitoring, sampling and reporting as an Environmental Technician , Specialist or in a closely related role

    + Additional certification or licensure appropriate to the job may be required or preferred: (US Examples include: HAZWOPER, Method 9, DOT, EMS Auditor, Asbestos, Water Treatment Operator, or CHMM.)

    **Preferred**

    + Experience in two or more media (air, water, waste)

    + Project Management experience

    **Criteria/Conditions**

    + Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

    + Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

    + Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

    + Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles

    + While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see

    + Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of the workday

    + Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required

    + Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing

    Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

    + Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

    + Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or

    + Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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    **Nearest Major Market:** Tucson

    **Job Segment:** Law, Electrical, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Legal, Engineering, Mining


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    Employment Type

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