JOB TITLE: SAFETY COORDINATOR

 

RISK MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

REPORTS TO THE RISK MANAGER

 

                                                     GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

 

Provides technical safety and health support to promote and improve workforce safety.

 

                                            SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Develops, implements and updates written safety and health programs and plans to include: Hazard Communication; Exposure Control (Bloodborne Pathogens, TB); Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment; Respiratory Protection; Chemical Hygiene; and Lockout/Tagout.

Conducts safety training programs; develops and customizes training courses, content and materials; delivers training; evaluates effectiveness; and makes necessary adjustments to improve training and outcomes.

Conducts periodic safety and health walk-through inspections of all buildings, offices, equipment, machinery and worksites to detect unsafe conditions.

Prepares reports of safety inspection findings with specific recommendations for correcting noted deficiencies.

Determines the need for safety equipment to be worn; ensures safety equipment is being purchased, worn and maintained.

Develops and maintains a database and record documentation of employee safety training and required safety certifications.

Conducts ergonomic evaluations/assessments of employee work stations to identify causes of reported musculoskeletal disorders and makes recommendations and assists with physical adjustments to employee work stations.

Designs, produces and distributes newsletters, safety bulletins and flyers regarding safety activities and awareness campaigns.

Ensures period inspections of all motorized vehicles are conducted.

Assists with incident investigations; may lead in critical incident investigations.

Assists the Risk Manager as a qualified ADA specialist to develop a long-range plan to ensure compliance with all public accommodations.

Coordinates with Emergency Management Operations to ensure safety protocols are met during a County or State declared emergency.

Assists in the update/revision of the County’s Risk Management Policies and Procedures and Safety Manual.

Leads and coordinates the County’s Safety Committee.

Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.

Performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Associate’s degree in Safety Technology, Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years progressively responsible experience in the safety field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience with a state or local government in the safety field is preferred. Must be computer literate. Requires a valid driver license. 

 

Salary

$18.55 - $24.22 Hourly

 

 

If interested, please apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/okaloosa.