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Hazardous Materials Technician

University of California, San Francisco


EH&S Admin

Full Time


Job Summary

The Hazardous Materials Technician position is an entry level position within EH&S that supports both campus research and health operations at UCSF. Primary duties include testing of emergency shower and eyewash equipment, collection of medical waste from research laboratories, performing radiation surveys, and assisting other technicians to prepare and decontaminate patient rooms used for radiation therapies.  

The position is part of the Hazardous Materials Management (HMM) group within EH&S and reports to the HMM Operations Supervisor.  As an entry level position within HMM, EH&S technicians are eligible to apply for more advanced Senior EH&S technician positions once they gain more experience and demonstrate competency in EH&S technician duties.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up):TCS Non-Academic Titles Search (ucop.edu)

Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% – 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.

For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.

To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

Department Description

The Office of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for promoting environmental stewardship and a safe workplace at UCSF while helping to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to occupational safety and the environment

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or GED and one year of experience in an environmental health and safety program, or two years of college including appropriate science courses; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license
  • Skills in basic mathematics including algebra
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs and the ability to wear appropriate personal protective clothing, including a full-face respirator is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous experience working with hazardous materials


  • Must have a valid California driver’s license

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Code and Payroll Title

007143 EHS TCHN

Job Category

Professional (Non-Clinical)

Bargaining Unit

University Professional Technical Employees – Technical Unit (UPTE-TX)


Laurel Heights (SF), Minnesota Street (SF), Mission Bay (SF), Mission Center Building (SF), Mount Zion (SF), North Beach (SF), Parnassus Heights (SF), Various Work Sites, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)

Additional Shift Details

Monday – Friday, 8AM- 5PM (All UCSF Locations)

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