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Emergency Control Operator

Emergency Control Operator

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Like to handle emergencies and work on the phones? Ashland is seeking an Emergency Control Operator to join our team.


Shifts are 8:00AM-4:00PM; 4:00PM-Midnight; Midnight-8:00AM. Shifts rotate every three (3) months.


**This position is located in Lexington, KY.


**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


Responsibilities include working in a 24-hour Emergency Control Center responding to situational calls from employees, visitors, customers, contractors, and any affected parties related to Ashland LLC and any of its subsidiaries or products related to those companies with whom Ashland has contracted for similar services. Additionally, the individual working in the control center will act as an agent to centrally monitor alarm systems located in Ashland facilities and Ashland customers, accept reports of product spills, injuries, security incident’s, and a variety of other emergency-related incidents, closely following set procedures and protocols to facilitate first responder actions, all working in a potentially stressful situation. All events must be accurately documented and information received must be kept in the strictest confidence. 


  • Minimum of High School Diploma required
  • Ability to work Shift work (including holidays, weekends, evening and midnight shifts) required
  • Ability to maintain self-control during emergency situations is required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands for immediate action, with tact and courtesy, in dealing with inquiries and complaints is required
  • Data entry, Microsoft Applications and customer service experience highly desired
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Overtime may be required, at times
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7000 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.




Ashland. always solving


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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