|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs responsible professional and administrative work developing, monitoring, and implementing new and existing health and safety training and accident prevention programs to include OSHA and EPA required training. This position also performs incident investigation, and analysis of safety and health trends.|
|Develops, monitors, and implements safety, training and accident prevention programs City-wide to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents, injuries, illnesses, deaths and/or financial losses.
Meets with appropriate City personnel to determine training needs and to ensure successful program outcomes; coordinates safety activities with program managers to ensure successful training in implementation of the Citys safety program.
Schedules and conducts inspections of various City work sites and facilities, and vehicles to identify potential or existing unsafe conditions or unsafe work practices, and to ensure work is performed adhering to established safety procedures. Meets with and make recommendations to program managers and supervisors to reduce accidents and injuries.
Reviews accident investigations, workers compensation reports and liability accidents; reviews data and recommends corrective action, including instructing employees in proper safety practices, correct operation of equipment, and/or implement procedures to prevent recurrence.
Receives, reviews and analyzes data relating to occupational accidents, illnesses and injuries. Prepares recommendations on findings for executive management evaluation and decision making.
Administer the City's drivers license program, including monitoring of driving records, CDL physicals and random drug screening.
Monitor and update the City's loss control policies and procedures; develop ooperating procedures for Citywide use; keep abreast of current development in safety and accident prevention programs; research and analyze trends in safety.
Ensures materials concerning safety and training are available to all City employees.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
|Knowledge of the principles and practices of loss control techniques, and safety rules and regulations mandated by law.
Knowledge of occupational safety policies and procedures.
Knowledge of training principles and practices.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to conduct research, analysis, and develop reports, manuals, and/or presentations based on findings.
Ability to develop and implement safety training programs.
Ability to use personal computer, safety equipment, and various other office equipment.
Skilled in the use of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, and other software used by the City.
|Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or related field, plus a minimum of four years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid Florida drivers license required at time of employment. Ability to obtain OSHA 500, 501, and the Basic Training Center Instructors certifications within one year of date of hire.