Industrial Hygienist 3, Vancouver Campus

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Vancouver, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


394F-NN - Industrial Hygienist 3

Business Title:

Industrial Hygienist 3, Vancouver Campus

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Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Industrial Hygienist 3, Vancouver Campus:

If you are an Environmental Health and Safety professional that would like to help a beautiful university campus stay safe by supporting all facets of our occupational, environmental, public health and public safety programs, this is a great position for you!


Summary of Duties:

This position is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing major components of environmental, occupational and public health and safety programs to minimize hazards and meet compliance requirements for the WSU Vancouver campus. and surrounding areas.

Specific duties include evaluating work practices and equipment, investigating accidents, exposure monitoring, development and maintenance of health/safety resource material, managing hazardous waste and conducting relevant training.

Job Functions:

25% - Safety Training/External Liaison/Emergency Management

25% - Occupational, Environmental, and Public Health and Safety Programs and Policies

15% - Administrative EH&S Support

10% - Campus Risk Program Coordinator

10% - Oversee and Lead Campus Sustainability Activities

10% - Hazardous Waste Management

5% - Other

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology, or related field AND three (3) years of experience as an industrial hygienist. A Master’s degree involving major study in industrial hygiene or related field will substitute for one (1) year of industrial hygiene experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Additional Qualifications:

Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong computer skills including Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Experience in environmental, health, and safety programs at a higher education institution.

Additional Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.


Washington State University Vancouver

Department Name:

WSU Vancouver Finance and Operations, Facilities Operations, Environmental Health and Safety

City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, WA 98686

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Monthly Salary:

$5,229/month - $6,862/month ($62,748-$82,344/year), (step A through L). Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

Work Location and Schedule: 

On campus position


WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program.  


Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by June 8 at 11:59 pm.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:  

1) Resume (uploaded in the resume section). 

2) A cover letter (uploaded in the first questionnaire).

3) A diversity statement (also uploaded in the first questionnaire, see information below).

Please include a diversity statement on past contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as well as your future plans to advance equity, diversity and inclusion, in alignment with WSU Vancouver's mission (found at ), through your work with the university.  

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.   

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or .

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