JB50 - Environmental Health Manager II
General Nature of Work:
Performs supervisory duties in environmental management and health programs to detect, evaluate, abate and control environmental quality; conducts inspections to detect and evaluate occupational health hazards as they relate to the workplace; coordinates
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions in this class typically have supervisory and programmatic responsibility for environmental quality, environmental sanitation, industrial hygiene or radiological health programs.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Supervises studies, surveys, inspections and research projects to detect and identify the extent of pollution, contamination and general sanitary conditions.
Prepares narratives and statistical reports pertaining to environmental quality and health programs.
Provides technical assistance and advice to the public, public officials, consultants and industrialists on matters related to environmental quality.
Supervises a field staff; plans and conducts inservice trainings and staff development programs.
Conducts standard, non-standard and specialized industrial hygiene inspections or consultations of industries to detect and identify potential occupational health hazards in the workplace.
Performs sampling for air contaminants and noise to determine actual employee exposure levels.
Prepares technical reports on inspections or consultations that include notes, photos and descriptions of alleged hazards found during the inspection or consultation.
Develops procedures for review and approval of plans for use of radioactive materials and other radiation sources.
Conducts decontamination procedures in case of radiation accidents.
Reviews, evaluates and approves radioactive material users license and registration applications where appropriate.
Supervises or conducts health survey investigations and inspections.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of detecting and identifying pollution and sanitary levels.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques of environmental monitoring.
Knowledge of federal and state public health and environmental laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of detecting, identifying and correcting occupational health hazards.
Knowledge of the biological effects of radiation, both from industrial and medical radiation users and from environmental contamination.
Knowledge of the principles and uses of radiation and radioactivity in medicine.
Knowledge of complicated and involved uses of radioactive materials and X-rays.
Skill in the calibration and use of field equipment.
Ability to lead and advise subordinate staff.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require the possession of a valid driver's license. Some positions require the successful completion of specialized courses in health physics or certification as a health physicist.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in environmental health programs or radiological health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for the required work experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and three years experience in environmental health programs or radiologic health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for two years of the required work experience. Some postions require the possession of a valid Driver's license. Some positions require the successful completion of specialized courses in health physics or certifcation as a health physicist.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.