Job Classification: SAFETY SUPERVISOR
Posting Number: 21110
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
Division: RISK MANAGEMENT
Reporting Location: 611 WALKER STREET
Workdays & Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM* Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Directs and coordinates the technical and administrative activities of the Occupational Health and Safety Programs. Determines procedures used in day-to-day operations to protect and improve the health and safety of personnel. Designs and implements various ergonomic programs to mitigate occupational injuries. Conducts and analyzes various types of occupational health surveys. Advises and consults with representatives of the public, management, labor and professional groups on the organization and operation of occupational health activities. Evaluates scientific and statistical data, interprets results and prepares various reports. Consults with local, state and federal agencies concerning regulatory guidelines and standards. Oversees the Hazard Communication/Right-To-Know Act. Stays abreast of all current guidelines and research concerning occupational exposures, including new developments in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) law. Supervises the investigation and analysis of accidents that involve City property, equipment or employees. Plans, develops and coordinates comprehensive safety surveys and studies. Oversees various safety and health training programs such as first aid, defensive driving, proper equipment handling, work practices, new products, policies and laws. Keeps abreast of new and existing safety legislation, products and developments. Attends and participates in educational safety and health meetings and conferences. Oversees the preparation, analysis and distribution of data and statistical reports concerning accidents, trends and solutions to work related problems for all city departments. Conducts or participates in group and committee safety meetings in an advisory capacity with all levels of supervisors within a department. Conducts and participates in special projects.
Performing these duties will involve: being available by pager and/or cellular phone; attending meetings; visually observing and differentiating details; making quantitative computations; preparing written reports; operating a city vehicle; analyzing abstract information; working with minimal supervision; dealing with people in tense situations; responding to emergencies; standing and walking for extended periods; exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution and noise. May be required to lift up to forty (40) pounds. During certain emergency situations, must be willing and available to work all shifts, including rotating, weekends and holidays. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearances.