Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

EH&S Specialist 3 – Parlier, CA, Job ID 46220

County Location: Fresno County

Date Posted: November 30, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Kearney Agriculture and Research Extension Center (KARE) provides professional management, land, labor and a variety of specialized facilities for agricultural and environmental research studies and extension educational activities for the benefit of all Californians. The Center has approximately 330 acres, 120,000 sq. ft. of facilities, 17 resident researchers in the Academic Unit, serves 100 off-station researchers, up to 100 research projects, 45 crops, and 33 research laboratories. The EH&S Specialist is an integral person in a multi-faceted, highly diverse work environment. Duties involve developing, implementing, and monitoring environmental and safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations, and to ensure a safe workplace.

This position works closely and collaboratively with the UC ANR Risk & Safety Services unit to implement safety and environmental compliance programs at KARE and other UC ANR locations. In coordination with UC ANR Risk & Safety Services, may conduct routine inspections, accident investigations, respirator fit testing, ergonomic evaluations, safety training, and other similar tasks, consistent with UC ANRwide safety and risk programs. May represent UC ANR on UC systemwide EH&S workgroups. 

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Pay Scale: $65,300.00 to $91,800.00/yr.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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