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Environmental Department Assistant in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Number: 31574

Environmental Department Assistant

Job Description:

Our client, located in Durham, NC, is seeking a skilled Environmental Department Assistant to add to their team on a short term basis. The Environmental Health and Safety department needs a temporary employee to assist with the development of procedures, and maintain existing databases and systems. Specific knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety regulations is not required. This individual will work closely with an EHS professional who will direct and review all work.


  • Entering the SDS into the database.

  • Perform internet searches for CAS numbers for individual chemicals.

  • Maintain a data sheet with the chemical information, vendor, and contacts.

  • Work with personnel to develop and assist with implementation of written programs.

  • Maintenance of the contractor approval process, audits of recordkeeping systems, and other tasks that may be clerical in nature.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Proficiency with Excel workbooks and data entry.

    • Ability to use, or learn how to use lookup formulas, and pivot tables in Excel.

    • Ability to perform complex searches on the internet for chemical information.

    • Strong verbal skills and the ability to contact vendors by phone and email with requests, and maintain records of the conversations.

    • Some knowledge of chemistry is preferred, but not essential.

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