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EHS Supervisor- Environmental Health & Safety- F/T Day Shift - 68635-1A

Updated: May 15, 2024
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Environmental Health & Safety

UC Title: EHS SUPV 2

Position Number: 41087004

Reports to: EH&S Manager 1

Working Title: EHS Supervisor

Cost Center: Environmental Health & Safety (428617) 

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 5/02/2024

Job Code: 000296

Hours: 40

Shift: Day Shift

FTE: 1



Position Summary: 

Under the general direction of the Manager for EHS & Emergency Management, the EHS Supervisor applies professional knowledge and expertise in day-to-day management of occupational safety programs supporting UCI Health locations.,. Responsible for developing, managing, maintaining and (as needed) implementing the Illness and Injury Prevention Program Programs overseen such as Cal/OSHA required programs, including, but not limited to: respiratory protection, indoor environmental quality (IEQ), office safety and ergonomics, safe patient handling, fall prevention, confined space safety, driver safety, hearing conservation, heat illness prevention, and blood borne pathogen protection under the umbrella of the IIPP. Assess injury root cause in collaboration with employee health case managers, consultants/physicians and operational leaders; track and provide a variety of reports demonstrating program effectiveness, prevention value, as well as applicable risk reduction; work with material management to facilitate the timely purchase and distribution of appropriate and recommended equipment; and, collaborate with the design and construction management team to modify current existing work spaces and the plan of new work spaces.  Will also perform the day-to-day responsibilities of supervision and oversite of staff.



Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and 

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits). 


Salary Range: 


Annual Rate  Minimum  $90,500.00            Midpoint      $130,100.00              Maximum              $169,700.00


Required Qualifications:



Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside of the organization.

Knowledge of and experience using computer software (databases, spreadsheets, powerpoint, and word processing) programs

Must be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedules including nights and weekends

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Knowledge of principles of occupational health, safety and environmental protection

Current State of California Driver's License

Thorough knowledge / understanding of specific EH&S field(s) including related laws and regulations; and general knowledge / understanding of all EH&S fields.

4-7 years of professional experience within EH&S; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Occupational Safety & Health, Safety Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Allied Health, or related scientific field and/or equivalent training and experience.

Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including a respirator and full coveralls. Ability to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control workplace hazards

Experience in implementing safety programs, policies and procedures, training/ information, reporting and record keeping programs.



Preferred Qualifications: 

Healthcare experience

Knowledge and practice Environment of Care

Knowledge of Cal/OSHA Title 8 subchapter 7. regulatory requirements and General Industry Regulations 29 CFR Part 1910

Health & Safety Specialist Certificate

Cal/OSHA 10 or 30 Hours General Industry.

ASP, CHSP, CHMM, CSP, CIH certification.

TJC knowledge and experience.



Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php 

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. 

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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