DEP

EHS Program Development Intern

Location US-Lefrak, 14th Floor
Job ID
2018-1707
# Positions
1
Salary
$15.30ph
Program Start Date
6/4/2018
Program End Date
8/10/2018

Overview

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) is responsible for maintaining agency wide environmental and occupational health and safety compliance. To achieve this goal, the EHS Program Development Division of OEHS provides ongoing EHS technical guidance and support to all bureaus to ensure operational compliance with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws, rules, and regulations. 

 

The selected candidate will assist this division in serving the EHS needs of the Agency and will be responsible for assisting the EHS Program Development Manager. Assignments will include conducting technical research and analysis of regulatory requirements (Federal, State and local regulations) and their applicability to DEP operations, analysis of the best management practices, analysis of DEP current EHS policies and guidance’s, and compiling information on proposed updates to DEP EHS documents.   The selected candidate will be collaborating with subject matter experts, writing technical reports, as necessary, and assisting with efforts of EHS policies development.   In addition, the selected candidate will be developing Power Point training presentation modules for EHS policies.

 

Preferred Skills:  Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NYS DEC and other related environmental health and safety regulators - Environmental sciences, Occupational Safety and/or Engineering background a plus Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  

This is a paid position.  

Qualifications

  • Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the graduate level.
  • Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Student must have at least a junior class standing 

 Selection Criteria:

  • Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision. 
  • Selection Criteria: - Strong research, analytical and writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision. General knowledge of OSHA and/or EPA regulations.

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