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Safety Officer

Charlottesville

Safety Officer

  • R0042958
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Protection, Compliance, and Regulation
  • UVA Medical Center
Safety Officers are responsible for the supervision and development of biosafety staff, and may serve as Responsible Official or Alternate Responsible Official for Select Agents. They provide biosafety related consultation and training to faculty, staff, and students as necessary to enhance safety awareness and compliance with applicable regulations. .

  • Develop, implement, and direct a comprehensivesafety program throughout all research lab and clinical areas.
  • Review and approve protocols involving the use of infectious agents.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of biological agents by the university and perform all required inspections.
  • Audit laboratories and work practices.
  • Develop and conduct educational programs for faculty, staff and students to improve biological safety.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents involving biological agents and materials.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $59,072.00 - $94,515.20 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Master's in a related field.
Experience: None
Licensure: Safety Professional certification or equivalent.

** APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT RESUME WITH APPLICATION **

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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