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Safety and Training Coordinator

City of Santa Rosa Santa Rosa, CA

  • Expired: March 03, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

THE POSITION:The Ideal Candidate: Will be a proven self-starter with a strong commitment to the field, thrives on managing multiple projects and working in a dynamic organization, and is a proven leader with a track record of creating and running effective safety programs. The individual will possess a personal management style that is flexible, collaborative and works well with a broad range of contacts. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the knowledge and technical abilities necessary to develop, deliver, coordinate and supervise department wide training are required.This is a management classification in the Water Department.

Under general direction, the Safety and Training Coordinator plans, evaluates, reviews, coordinates, reports on, and conducts a wide variety of training and safety programs for the department. These include programs that promote safe work practices. The incumbent exercises considerable judgment in planning, coordinating, maintaining records...

on, and reporting on safety and training activities of department staff. The Safety and Training Coordinator also keeps abreast of regulations governing safe work practices and develops or modifies procedures as necessary to ensure the department's practices are in compliance.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Essential Duties:The following duties are considered essential for this job classification: Develop, implement, coordinate and supervise department-wide training and safety activities; perform job site safety inspections and make recommendations to management to minimize risk; maintain activity files and conduct special studies and investigations related to safety for the Water Department; coordinate the Department's Emergency Operations Center efforts and other emergency preparedness activities; advise staff, keep records and prepare reports as necessary to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; assist in the development of safety goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of the Department and brief management on objectives; confer with professional trainers, contractors, other departments, and other City staff regarding training and safety issues; review and track department accident and injury incidents and prepare reports on safety violations which may result in disciplinary action; serve as an information resource and advisor to the Water Department Safety Committees; represent the department on city-wide safety and emergency operation committees; Initiate and administer contracts related to safety and training.Additional Duties:In addition to the duties listed in the Essential Duties section, this position may perform the following duties. This position may not be assigned all duties listed below, nor do examples cover all duties that may be assigned.

Offer input into budget preparation as it relates to safety and training; Represent the department for all CalOSHA appeals, hearings, inspections and investigations and perform related duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of: Local, state and federal regulations pertaining to safety, training development, classroom instruction and applicable licensing requirements; industry best practices for job safety; adult learning theory; training methods and available resources; Cal-OSHA and NFPA regulations governing safe work; computer software applications related to the work.Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; interact effectively with those contacted in the course of work; conduct training on a variety of topics; utilize PC based computers in evaluating training and safety reports, data, and for communication; evaluate training and safety issues and provide recommendations for the resolution of those issues; plan, organize and conduct effective safety-related training programs; maintain records and files and prepare a variety of complex technical reports.Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and educat

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