Industrial Hygiene Technician

Job ID
Environmental Health & Safety


There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. As the Industrial Hygiene Technician, you support research and clinical efforts by maintaining equipment essential to creating environments that protect patients and researchers. Working independently, you are relied upon to ensure compliance with state and national health and safety standards.


In this role, you are responsible for inspecting biological safety cabinets, monitoring HEPA filtration systems, performing respirator fit-testing, managing the oxygen sensor program, maintaining fume hoods, conducting air quality studies and exposure assessments, correcting potential air quality issues and responding to hazardous material spills. When equipment maintenance is needed, you will facilitate and schedule access for vendors to alleviate disruption in research progress and clinical treatment. As you can see, there is a variety of work for this job and you will help St. Jude preserve our stellar reputation in research and patient care. Take the first step to join our team by applying now!

Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years of hospital or research facility experience in Environmental Health and Safety required.
  • Experience in the maintenance and certification of biological safety cabinets is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering related field may be acceptable in lieu of experience requirements.

Minimum Education

  • High School diploma/GED required.
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in science or engineering related field is preferred.

Other Credentials

  • NSF Accredited Class II Biosafety Cabinet Field Certification is preferred.

EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

No Search Firms:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Stay connected

We're breaking new ground at St. Jude. Stay up-to-date on our latest news and career opportunities in the areas you're most interested in by becoming a St. Jude Careers Insider.

Search all St. Jude Jobs, including postdoctoral research fellowships, clinical fellowships and faculty appointments.