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Boston, Massachusetts
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Construction Safety
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Healthcare/Hospitals/Medical, Pharmaceuticals
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company Overview:
Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities.

When you work at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, you play an important role in working toward our ultimate goal: the eradication of cancer, AIDS, and related diseases and the fear that they engender.

DFCI is looking for an Environmental Health and Safety leader who is a strong communicator, adaptable, articulate, self-motivating and able to influence key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will not only be technically skilled, but be able to effectively motivate high performance, manage change and resolve conflicts. The EH&S Manager will have knowledge in the creation of leading indicators and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.

  • Act as EH&S Administrator in the absence of EH&S Senior Director
  • Supervisor Institutional Environmental Affairs Officer and provide oversight for Institutional Environmental Affairs.
  • Manage Environmental Health and Safety aspects of institutional construction projects from design through move-in. This includes management of construction site surveillance program, including checks of every active construction site, follow up of any deficiencies found and documentation of program, management of weekly construction safety meetings with project managers and construction supervisors to produce Pre-Construction Risk Assessments, permits and life safety compliance documentation and management of PCRA website for the production of permits. Update Construction Safety manual annually.
  • Manage and provide oversight for DFCI's Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance assurance program, including Fleet safety and all regulations found at 49 CFR.
  • Manage OSHA compliance for Institute: policies & procedures, training content, regulations, and documentation retention.
  • Manage and document OSHA compliance in Facilities shops, including respirator program, lock-out/tag-out program, job safety analyses, hazardous materials management, Confined Space Program, PPE, and employee exposure monitoring through sampling and investigation.
  • Audit and conduct risk assessments for higher risk areas, including Animal Resources Facility, Materials Management, and Facilities Operations. Work with department administrators and staff to reduce risk and provide follow up to incidents.
  • Work with EH&S Sr. Director to manage Environmental Health and Safety aspects of DFCI's off-site and satellite locations.
  • Participation in the Chemical Emergency Response Team, including on-call response, written evaluations of chemical spills, restocking of supplies used in spill clean-up.
  • Conduct air, noise and other monitoring as needed; update manuals, polices and procedures as directed by EH&S Sr. Director.
  • With other members of the department, implement and conduct training programs which contribute to the compliance of environmental and safety management: includes but is not limited to Orientation, Annual OSHA trainings, others as needed.
  • Conduct annual respirator fit-tests, as needed.
  • Maintain membership in Institutional Safety Committee and report as required. Understand and maintain performance indicators as required.


  • 7+ years of related experience is preferred.
  • Licenses/Certificates Renewal: BS; MS preferred. CIH, CSP, and /or CHMM preferred but not required. OSHA 10 and 30 preferred but not required.
  • Annual Training: Hazardous Waste Operations Training (minimum 40 hour initial with 8 hour annual refresher) and CEU credits to maintain certification as necessary.
  • Ability to evaluate worksites for potential hazards, conduct necessary monitoring, write reports and relate information to all levels of DFCI staff.
  • Ability to determine chemical characteristics of the waste handled and inspected.
  • Understand and comply with regulations and agencies such as RCRA, OSHA, EPA, DOT, MADEP, and BFD Standards.
  • Able to clean hazardous material spills and wear an SCBA.
  • Ability to assume on-call responsibilities and respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  • Ability to work with personnel at all levels of the organization. Demonstrate clear thinking during a crisis. Ability to isolate hazards using hierarchy of controls.
  • Ability to interpret new regulations and implement programs to meet the requirements of the laws.
  • Ability to conduct training sessions aimed at a wide range of staff backgrounds and educational experience.
  • Ability to evaluate worksites for potential hazards, conduct necessary monitoring, write reports and relate information to all levels of DFCI staff.
  • Ability to write policies and procedures as needed. Ability to oversee staff.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we're committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As part of our commitment, we offer a competitive benefits program to both our full and part-time staff.

Dana-Farber offers a wide variety of choices and programs that support the diverse range in family structure and life stages of our staff. Just as our staff members commit themselves every day to patient treatment, disease prevention, research, and finding a cure for cancer, we're committed to our workforce by providing flexibility and choice to meet the needs of all our staff and their families.

The benefits Dana-Farber offers to our staff are designed to:

  • Help ensure and promote good health
  • Help protect and ensure our staff members' financial stability
  • Help prepare for a more secure future
  • Support the balance our staff members have between their work and personal lives

Some of the benefits offered by Dana-Farber are provided at no cost to our staff. For others, staff pay some (or all) of the cost at attractive group rates.

These benefits are offered to our regular staff working at least a 20 hours per week. Our staff members are eligible for benefits at Dana-Farber from their first day of work.

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