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General Assistantship (1783-2024)


• Major should include coursework in any of the following: sciences (i.e., chemistry; biology), environmental studies, public health, or occupational health and safety.
• Basic understanding of Environmental Health and Safety Management.

Position Description

• Understand and assess regulatory, safety and environmental hazards at an educational and research institution.
• Provide Environmental Program support: including Wastewater, Waste, and Air compliance.
• Provide General, Chemical, Laboratory, and Occupational Safety program support.
• Undertake projects directed at specific topics such as equipment safety and inspection, occupational ergonomics, regulatory compliance, and tracking employee training & education
• Provide EHS support for day-to-day operations, assisting with a compliance specialist or safety officer conducting safety walk throughs and audits or delivering safety trainings to employees. participate in analyses of workplace incidents and help drive corrective actions

Application Process

Required Documents

Class Schedule 

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Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 

Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
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