Industrial Hygienist II at Michigan State University

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: EAST LANSING, Michigan

Job Description:

Job no: 738466

Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade: 13

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine

Department: Medicine 10022582

Sub Area: AP- Professionals

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Health Care Support, Research/Scientific, Administrative Professionals- AP, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Union
Position Summary

Michigan State University, Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is seeking an Industrial Hygienist. The individual will investigate work-related fatalities throughout the state with the goal of developing strategies to control or eliminate occupational hazards, including chemical and safety hazards. Investigations will include on-site interviews and inspections as well as reviews of relevant regulations (e.g. those of MIOSHA), other investigative reports, and research and technical literature. Investigations will result in the production of reports that include a summary of occupational hazards and root causes, the recommendation and explanation of best practices and control strategies for each hazard/cause, and guidelines for the development and implementation of programs encompassing the recommendations. The individual will also generate other products and reports, such as hazard alerts, addressing trends in occupational hazards seen across individual cases.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in industrial hygiene, environmental health and safety, chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field; three to five years related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in industrial hygiene, occupational health/safety and chemical safety; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and certification or eligibility to be certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with incident investigation and root-cause analysis. Completion of an OSHA 30-hour course. Relevant professional certifications (CIH and/or CSP) desired but not required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter and resume.

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Instructions

Industrial Hygienist will be required to drive (to all parts of the state, year round), walk, climb stairs, and navigate varied work sites (e.g. agricultural, industrial)

Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded through June 30, 2026 from date of hire with possible extension.

Summary of Physical Demands

Industrial Hygienist will be required to drive (to all parts of the state, year round), walk, climb stairs, and navigate varied work sites (e.g. agricultural, industrial)

The Bidding Eligibility ends on 10/12/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Oct 6, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Oct 19, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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