Skip to main content
Search Jobs

Job Description

Job Requisition Number 21028

Full-Time, 40 Hours/Week

Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm

Onsite


Summary:

The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator oversees EHS programs across Akron Children’s Hospital (ACH) facilities in Ohio and Pennsylvania, based primarily in Akron with occasional travel to other locations.

This role focuses on environmental compliance, education, training, and collaboration to ensure safe and efficient program implementation. The overall goal of the EHS Coordinator is to ensure that environmental permitting, applicable reporting, training, and programs are managed and implemented in a safe, effective, and organized manner.

Responsibilities:

1. Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local EHS regulations.

2. Assess construction projects for EHS and OSHA compliance.

3. Conduct risk assessments, audits, and training programs.

4. Assist with employee injury investigation and prevention.

5. Coordinate hazardous waste management and spill response.

6. Assist in implementing Hazard Communication Plan and Emergency Planning and Response.

7. Ensure contractors/vendors comply with waste disposal regulations.

8. Respond promptly to EHS emergencies and coordinate clean-up efforts.

9. Oversee hazardous waste and universal waste programs.

10. Lead spill control and prevention training.

11. Conduct routine audits of waste disposal vendors and facilities.

12. Investigate environmental compliance issues and prepare reports.

13. Review facility expansions/modifications for environmental impacts.

14. Train staff on waste disposal procedures and evaluate new chemicals/products.

15. Oversee Underground Storage Tank Inspection Program.

16. Prepare permit applications and regulatory reports.

17. Maintain Safety Data Sheet (SDS) database program.

18. Maintain DOT and RCRA certifications.

19. Provide technical expertise and support to all levels of the organization.

20. Other duties and required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise

1. Proficient in federal, state, OSHA, and local regulatory requirements and technical issues.

2. Experience in healthcare and regulatory bodies (Joint Commission, EPA) preferred.

3. Knowledge of environmental permitting and regulations.

4. Strong communication and organizational skills.

5. Ability to manage workload and prioritize effectively.

6. Proficiency in MS Office suite.

Education and Experience

1. Education: Bachelor's Degree in environmental science/science discipline, industrial hygiene, chemistry, or related field is required.

2. Certification: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience required; 7 years preferred.

3. Required certifications: DOT and RCRA.

4. Preferred certifications: CHMM, CSP.

5. Valid driver’s license required.

Full Time

FTE: 1.000000


Apply Now
See Where You'll be working Get an idea of what your daily routine can be like. Start Exploring
Get an idea of what your daily routine can be like.

Jobs For You

You have no recently viewed jobs. After you have explored this site, you can view jobs you've recently visited here.

You have no saved jobs. When you are searching for jobs, you can save your favorites for later by pressing the heart icon, shown here:

Support for your best life

Our comprehensive benefits will help you thrive personally and professionally.

Our Benefits

Hiring Process

We make the hiring process as smooth and simple as possible.

Learn More

Working at
Akron Children’s

We treat co-workers like we want to be treated.

Learn More

Sign Up For Job Alerts

Sign up below to receive communications about career opportunities with Akron Children's.

Interested In

  • Professional, Akron, Ohio, United StatesRemove
  • Mental Health, Akron, Ohio, United StatesRemove
  • Support Services, Akron, Ohio, United StatesRemove

By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies. To learn more, read our privacy policy.

Returning user?