Responsible for a variety of tasks that improve and protect environmental health. The EEHS Technician acts as the front line for operating and training on equipment; as well as implementing emergency, environmental, health & safety policies. This position is not responsible for deciding on organizational policy, but is responsible for monitoring and inspecting facilities and equipment for compliance with university policies, government ordinance, or OSHA regulations.


Typical Functions

Typical functions are listed within the level descriptor(s) below and are examples of work performed by positions in the level and are not intended to be all-inclusive. Some duties may overlap levels; however, the preponderance of the work will be assessed when assigning positions to the specific levels.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs)

Listed below are the minimum requirements for this role. KSAs will become more advanced as the level increases and will vary depending on the requirements of the position.

  • Knowledge of standard procedures or tests related to the assigned area.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow proper PPE (personal protective equipment) guidelines.
  • Ability to work under hazardous and emergency response conditions.
  • Ability to prioritize work in situations requiring a quick response.


Level Descriptions

Public Safety EEHS Technician

  • Performs work under close supervision and is guided by established policies and procedures.
  • Provides support for emergency, environmental, health, and safety programs by performing a variety of technical tasks.
  • Inspects, replaces, and installs standard safety equipment.
  • Coordinates, schedules, and performs regulatory inspections for campus facilities and equipment.
  • Partners with outside inspection vendors when appropriate.
  • Prepares and maintains records, reports, inspection log paperwork, and certifications.
  • Maintains databases and files.
  • Delivers basic training on safety equipment and procedures.
  • Disposes of hazardous materials by following established procedures.
  • Assists with fire drills and evacuation routes.



Typically requires a high school diploma and one year of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.



Applicable certifications may be required.


Market Range: MR04


Effective Date: January 4, 2021