EHS Compliance Technician 7325

Environmental Health and Safety

Full Time Benefit Eligible | Grade T1 | Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm | 40 hrs per wk, 52 wks per yr |


The EHS Compliance Technician is responsible for all aspects of the College’s occupational and environmental law and regulation compliance efforts. Areas of responsibility include: hazardous and universal waste, fire prevention, employee safety training programs, and inspection of grounds/buildings to assure code compliance and safety. The EHS Compliance Technician is responsible for maintaining files related to regulatory agencies, including OSHA, USEPA, NYSDEC, and NYSDOH, for filing federal and state reports and OSHA 300 logs, and for managing and overseeing the training of students in the College’s Emergency Medical Services (UCEMS) club. The Compliance Technician also serves as Chair of the Union College Employee Safety Team which reviews monthly injury incidents and develops injury prevention controls.


The position requires an Associates degree in Occupational Safety & Health or Safety Management or an equivalent degree and 3-5 years’ experience with OSHA recordkeeping and USEPA & NYSDEC environmental compliance regulations, and an OSHA 10 or 30 hour certification plus a certification to provide CPR and First Aid training. Candidates should be familiar with requirements of OSHA, USEPA, NYSDEC, NYSDOH, and NYS Fire Codes, and associated record keeping and filing of permits. Candidates should possess good communication and writing skills, and be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals. Certification in environmental, OSHA and/or life safety from a nationally recognized organization such as the National Safety Council is desirable, as well as familiarity with various computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, and Photoshop. Must be flexible with hours for emergencies related to EHS issues.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7325 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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