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A cover letter addressed to Safety Management Services is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Job Summary
Provide industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental management services to University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Services include: investigate safety and health related complaints; hazardous material exposure monitoring, indoor air quality testing, sound level studies. Coordinate the Hazardous Material Management Program. Monitor fume hood management program. Review plans for construction and renovation of hospital facilities for occupational health, safety and environmental concerns, and evaluate designed effectiveness with assistance from senior staff. Perform emergency response for hazardous material spills which may include biological, chemical, or radioactive substances. Prepare and submit detailed reports to department managers for corrective action to be taken or maintenance to be performed. Take appropriate follow-up action. Prepare special and periodic reports, guidelines, manuals, newsletters, summaries, and bulletins. Respond to inquiries from staff and faculty regarding occupational health, safety, and environmental concerns. Develop, coordinate, and conduct occupational health and safety, education and training programs for large and small groups and on-line. ** Please note, this position may be filled at either the Senior level or Intermediate level depending upon related experience.**

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Required Qualifications*

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in safety engineering, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health science, or a related scientific or engineering field.
  • 3-5 years if related experience for Senior level.  1-3 years related experience for Intermediate level.
  • Documented evidence of continuing education in the profession, for example, relevant professional certification or professional society membership.
  • At least 3 years of full-time professional experience in occupational health and safety or industrial hygiene. (for Senior level).
  • Current knowledge of modern occupational health, safety, environmental, and associated safety engineering principles and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft and Adobe computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management.
  • Must be comfortable speaking to large groups.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass physical examination to allow for emergency response and wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Work Schedule

Work Schedule
M-F daytime hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, with some flexibility allowed. Additional work hours may be required during nights and early mornings, and weekends to respond to emergencies or other time sensitive/critical events and to provide employee training.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minumum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.