Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$91,300.00 - $131,000.00 / Year
La Jolla Medical Center
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#129952 EH&S Supervisor II

Extended Deadline: Mon 6/24/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/04/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


This position will be dedicated to developing, implementing, and monitoring safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, occupational, and safety regulations within all UC San Diego Health locations including inpatient, ambulatory, and offsite facilities.

This position will supervise EH&S specialists involved in various programs related to: Environment of Care, industrial hygiene, safety coordinators, occupational safety, hazardous material control and waste management, exposure control, hazard evaluation, risk mitigation, compliance with maintaining environmental permits, environmental program inspections, incident investigation, employee training, trending and developing EH&S reportable metrics, other EH&S programs, and other duties assigned.

Supervisory core job duties will include:

  • Providing technical leadership, functional guidance, and supervision to technical and professional employees (e.g. recruitment, performance management, performance evaluation, compliance to organization policies, professional development, delegation of work, and corrective actions as needed).
  • Provides direction and guidance on complex environmental, health, and safety issues encountered by subordinate employees
  • Ensures that daily activities and priorities supports environmental safety, workplace safety, and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures that quality control procedures are executed to effectively evaluate, improve, and maintain supervised programs and employees
  • Proficiently drafts oral and written communication and reviews or provides feedback to subordinate employee’s reports, documentation, and communication presented to the organization, workgroup/committees, and local/state/federal agencies.
  • Functions as a liaison, consultant, or EH&S delegate between different stakeholders on technical and regulatory inspections, policy review, metrics reporting, program development, resource management, and provision of program resources.
  • Creates a contact network of different stakeholders that will contribute to the process improvement, maintaining compliance requirements, and obtaining resources that will mitigate process gaps.

Technical job duties will include:

  • Assessing and evaluating the work environment for risks and hazards using environmental, monitoring, sampling, and analytical equipment that measures the presence of pollutants, hazards, and exposure levels (e.g. JHA, RCA, sampling evaluations using exposure limits references, incident investigation, and technical reports).
  • Performs technical work as a Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) related to field or expertise and assigned programs (e.g. Cal/OSHA Title 8, USP800, EPA, DEH, NIOSH, ANSI, CUPA, APCD, DTSC, CERS, DOT Hazmat, NFPA 101, and environmental risk evaluations)
  • Participating in project planning, obtaining environmental permits for operation, and regulation consultation (e.g. Unified Facility Permits, Permit to Operate, Air Quality, Industrial Wastewater Discharge, CERS reporting).
  • Follow-up on Environment of Care concerns, and identifies opportunities for controls.
  • Participating in workgroups and committees to foster collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Generates comprehensive reports for identified hazards, methods for analysis, data interpretation, corrective action, KPI tracking, and evaluation for success or further improvement needs. (e.g. HMBP, JHA, environmental reporting summary, technical reports, metrics/analytics reports, and industrial hygiene reports)
  • Must maintain specific field knowledge and continuous learning for applicable regulations, changes in policies, updated requirements, and scientific improvements related to EH&S programs.
  • Part of the rotation for EH&S on-call duty responder for emergencies.
  • As part of the Environmental Health and Safety team, will support other programs as needed for different UCSDH locations.
  • Other duties assigned depending on business needs for different UCSDH locations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Allied Health, or other related field.
  • Five (5) years of related experience in healthcare or industrial settings within the capacity of an EH&S professional.
  • Certification Requirements: Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) or must be able to obtain CHSP certification within six months of hire.
  • Proficient writing experience with EH&S work-related documents (e.g. industrial hygiene report, business plan, JHA, Safety Plan, authored policy or SOP, analytical reports).
  • Experience and knowledge with broad range of EH&S fields.
  • Regulatory knowledge or experience (e.g. TJC-EOC, Cal/OSHA Title 8, EPA, DEH, NIOSH, ANSI, CUPA, APCD, CERS, DOT Hazmat, DTSC, and NFPA 101 standards).
  • Competency in using measurement and sampling tools.
  • Ability to manage, deliver, and implement effective safety programs.
  • Ability to effectively provide presentations to different audiences/groups.
  • Ability to generate, collate, and report data related to program evaluation.
  • Ability to conduct a hazard assessment, incident follow-up, and generate a technical/incident/evaluation report with an appropriate plan of action.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems with recommendations for solutions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Two (2) years EH&S -related supervisory or management experience in healthcare, or industrial settings.
  • Cal/OSHA 30 Hours General Industry.
  • Hazwoper Training.
  • DOT Hazmat Training.
  • EH&S or Safety related certification(ASP, CHSP, CHMM, CSP, CIH, REHS).
  • Healthcare, TJC, and EOC background or experience
  • Environment of Care (EOC) experience.
  • Fire, Life, and Safety regulations.


  • Candidates invited for interview will be asked to provide a sample EH&S technical report or authored document.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.  
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. 

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $91,300 - $170,700 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $43.73 - $81.75

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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