• Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • PRN (As Needed) - Day Shift - Varies Monday - Friday
  • Req #: 37457
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At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.


Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope. Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a motivated professional to join the Research Support Services team as an EHS Specialist, (hours as needed) in Tampa, FL. 

Position Highlights: 

The EHS Specialist will be responsible for performing day-to-day hazardous materials operations for Moffitt Cancer Center's Institutional Hazardous Waste (IHW) and assisting with Research Safety Programs:

Assists in the performance of day-to-day hazardous material operations.

Serves as primary back-up for the Hazardous Materials Manager in their absence.

Assists with implementation of health and safety programs within Research.

Investigates and performs follow-up for incidents, near misses, and other identified areas within Research.

Assists with the development and delivery of related training.

Assists with the coordination and implementation of the emergency preparedness program.


The Ideal Candidate

The EHS Specialist should have:

Experience in managing hazardous waste as a generator, shipper, and/or treatment and disposal perspective. 

Experience in safety and environmental compliance working with faculty and staff in a research/educational institution. 

Demonstrated ability to perform audits and inspections combined with active participation in corrective action process.

Maintains certification in one of the recognized safety-related programs (i.e. CHMM, CSP, CIH, etc.).

Current Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER).

Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and safety related programs and applications.

           Has current training in RCRA Hazardous Waste Management and DOT Hazardous Materials Shipping



Assist in hazardous waste handling, collection, and storage,

Conducts safety audits and routine inspections of safety-related systems

Assist with chemical inventory and storage program.

Contacts and reaches out to assigned areas to provide support.

Demonstrates ability to apply related concepts in program implementation with minimal guidance


Credentials and Qualifications:

BA preferred.

The degree requirement may be waived if the candidate has 4-8 years of hands on relevant experience.

Knowledge of Safety and Environmental compliance in a research/educational institution.

Hands-on experience (2-3 years) in a University setting is required.



Equal Employment Opportunity

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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