OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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Working Conditions/Work Schedule

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Briefly describe the physical working conditions or work schedules for the position if they are outside of a typical office environment. 

Examples:

  • The employee in this position may be required to lift, carry, push, and pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Overtime, evening and weekend hours may be required.  
  • Possible exposure to noxious odors, infectious diseases, chemicals, gas anesthetics, radiation, loud noises, wet and slippery floors, and machinery.
  • Shift and/or work assignment may be changed based on operational needs. We are a seven day a week operation so weekends and holiday work may be required.  
  • Working in a confined area with no air conditioning; required to work extended work hours due to emergency situations or increased temporary workload; required to work during inclement weather conditions and during natural disasters; and working in an area of moderate noise levels caused by equipment and radio transmissions.
  • Working environment may include exposure to communicable diseases on a daily basis; and working with emotionally stressed and sometimes hostile clients.