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Training and Safety Specialist

Posted: Oct 11, 2019

TRAINING AND SAFETY SPECIALIST Salary $54,413.28 – $83,144.16 Annually Location Oklahoma City, OK Job TypeFull TimeDepartmentFinance Job Number202000039 Closing 7/23/2019 11:59 PM Central

Department Information, Job Summary and Essential Job Functions

NOTE:  Normal entrance salary for this position is $54,413.28/annually.  A higher salary may be considered, dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant and/or the City’s step placement policy.

JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS This position is located in the Risk Management Division of the Finance Department with The City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of an immediate supervisor. The Training and Safety Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating and administering department-wide safety and training programs within a major department. The duties performed require the utilization of previously acquired technical knowledge and skills. Essential job functions include: identifying safety and technical training needs, developing and implementing training and safety programs; conducting safety meetings and training sessions; conducting work site safety inspections and composing and maintaining records, reports, and correspondence; identifying potential conditions for accidents and recommending alternative safety and operational procedures; and ensuring compliance with City, state and federal safety laws and regulations. Other duties and responsibilities include: insuring accident prevention and safety devices are in use; investigating and reporting job injuries and vehicle accidents involving departmental employees and/or equipment; compiling and assessing statistical data and reports; and conducting research and analysis of job injury, property damage and claims involving the department. The Training and Safety Specialist has frequent contact with departmental and City personnel at all levels and outside agency representatives to exchange information and provide assistance related to safety training programs and compliance. The job requires training of employees in various areas of safety through verbal instruction and physical demonstration. Work is normally performed with minimal supervision with general supervision given through conferences, report analysis, and observation of work by the immediate supervisor.

VETERANS PREFERENCE

Honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City shall receive five (5) points added to the passing score on an initial selection process.  Qualified applicants must upload or submit a copy of their DD Form 214 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application. Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of pertinent local, state and federal safety laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices, procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of employee training and development techniques.
  • Knowledge of and skill in utilizing basic research principles and practices.
  • Skill in the development and presentation of training programs.
  • Skill in conducting training needs assessments.
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication using tact and diplomacy.
  • Skill in implementing safety programs, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in determining the cause and preventability of accidents and injuries.
  • Skill in analyzing large amounts of data and apply principles of logical thinking.
  • Ability to monitor and assess safety practices performed in field conditions.
  • Ability to investigate accident claims and complaints concerning unsafe work performance.
  • Ability to convey technical information in understandable format.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to relate to individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license (Operator).

 

DEPARTMENTAL PREFERENCES

  • Municipal Safety Experience.
  • Professional Safety Certifications.
  • Training Experience

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Primarily inside; outside when conducting field inspections and/or accident investigations.
  • May be required to work irregular hours.
  • Frequent to occasional local and out-of-town travel.
  • Frequently exposed to steady and loud noises when demonstrating procedures or conducting training in treatment plant facilities, around traffic, etc.
  • Occasionally exposed to chemicals such as lime in some treatment plant facilities.
  • Occasionally exposed to allergy causing agents such as bee/wasp stings, dust, or poisonous plants when training or conducting inspections outdoors.
  • Exposed to moderate concentrations of noxious odors when working in treatment facilities and wastewater maintenance job sites.
  • May be exposed to confined spaces, excavations, traffic, machinery, water/wastewater, and/or fall hazards.
  • Subject to climbing portable ladders to heights up to 45 feet and climbing fixed ladders to heights of 265 feet above ground level.

NOTE:  Typical City employee working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  However, working hours vary (may require work to begin before 8:00 a.m. and/or end beyond 5:00 p.m., and/or may require work on weekends and holidays), and are subject to change, based on the duties and location of the position and the business needs of the assigned work unit/department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Strength enough to lift, push, pull, or carry audio visual or other training equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Arm-hand steadiness enough to demonstrate and operate training and/or safety equipment.
  • Vision enough to read, write, and develop training materials, review films and slides, etc.
  • Speech and hearing enough to communicate by telephone, in person, and when conducting oral presentations.
  • Speech enough to communicate clearly and distinctly when making oral presentations.

Other Notes

NOTE:  City employees are required to receive pay electronically, either via direct deposit or pay card.

NOTE:  Full-Time employees on the Interdepartmental lateral transfer/voluntary demotion list who are interested in this position must submit an application through the standard process. NOTE TO FORMER EMPLOYEES: To participate in any selection process, former employees must be eligible for rehire.  If you are unsure of your rehire status, please contact the Personnel Department at (405) 297-2530.  If your rehire status has been coded “Not Eligible,” “Eligible 3,” or “Conditional,” you will need to request a review of your rehire status through the Personnel Department’s Labor Relations Division. NOTE:  Upon a conditional offer and acceptance of employment, the City of Oklahoma City will conduct a background investigation/verification.  Applicants will be provided contact information for any third-party reporting agencies used to collect background information in connection with conditional offers of employment. NOTE:  Applicants will be provided a copy of the City of Oklahoma City’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy upon conditional offer and acceptance of the position and prior to being directed for a health screen/physical examination and drug test. NOTE:  Completion of the supplemental questions is required.  Responses to supplemental questions must be supported by work history/information listed on the application/resume. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  If you require reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process, please notify one of the Personnel Department Representatives.

To Apply, please visit this website:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oklahomacity/jobs/2504307/training-and-safety-specialist?page=6&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Health Safety Environmental Specialist

Posted: Sep 01, 2019

Job Title: Health Safety Environmental Specialist (Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) (HONJP00148530)

Location: 6125 W. Reno Ave Suite 1000B Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73127

Contract Duration: 6+ months (With possible extension)

Shift 1st

Job Summary:

Position Description:

The HSE Specialist will act as the Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) responsible to implement and maintain effective health, safety, and environmental programs. The position will support subcontractors working at the site to comply with contractual, regulatory, company and customer requirements.

Selection preference will be given for applicants who reside in the general geographical area

Qualifications:

30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety Class or equivalent within the last 5 years

A minimum of 5 years of construction industry safety experience or three (3) years if he/she possesses a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or safety and health degree.

The SSHO, as a minimum, must have completed the 30 hour OSHA Construction course or as an equivalent 30 hours of formal construction safety and health training covering the subjects of the OSHA 30-hour course

An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 5 years with training for competent person status for at least the following areas of competency: Excavation, Scaffolding, Fall protection,Hazardous energy, Confined space, health and hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents, cranes and hoisting, and personal protective equipment, and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance. Training mustbe verifiable.

SSHO must have past experience with project using USACE EM 385-1-1 as the safety standard.

Three (3) years’ experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook in a business environment.

Must be willing and able to perform the duties required of the position for an average of 40-hours per week on-site, typically day-shift, but flexible work hours may be required to accommodate project requirements. Workersnot currently residing in the local area may be required to relocate to support the project.

Critical duties of the job are:

Conduct daily safety and health inspections and maintain a written log.

Maintain the OSHA Form 300 for prime and sub-contractors.

Maintain applicable safety reference material on the job site.

Implement and enforce accepted APP’s and AHA’s.

Comply with Honeywell HSE training and safety documentation requirements.

Maintain a safety and health deficiency tracking system that monitors deficiencies until resolution.

Ensure subcontractor compliance with safety, health and environmental requirements

If interested contact:

Mohit Kumar

Technical Recruiter

Direct: (551) 295-0801

Tel: (201) 524 9600 Ext 7727

Fax: (201) 524 9601

URL: www.ustechsolutions.com

E-mail : MohitKumar@ustechsolutionsinc.com

Occupational Safety Coordinator

Posted: Sep 01, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
NOTICE OF VACANCY

TITLE: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY COORDINATOR – 1
SALARY: $2,186 SEMI-MONTHLY
DIVISION: CLINICAL SERVICES DIVISION G15/ #1425

SUMMARY:
This position is located in the Clinical Services Division with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD). The incumbent works with both the employees and supervisors to identify and help manage or mitigate the agency’s risks. The incumbent has overall responsibility for risk management, safety, agency call down for closure due to inclement weather, ADA Coordinator, maintain employee health records, records retention, and backup COOP manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Conducts departmental safety training and education programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
2. Coordinate educational programs including but not limited to Hazard Communications, Bloodborne Pathogens, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Action Plans, Confined Space Entry, Driver Safety Programs, etc.
3. Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
4. Recognize and resolve occupational safety and health hazards in a timely fashion.
5. Inspect specified areas to ensure the presence of fire prevention equipment, safety equipment and first-aid supplies.
6. Investigate accidents to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
7. Investigate health-related complaints and inspect facilities to ensure that they comply with public health legislation and regulations.
8. Investigate the adequacy of ventilation, lighting and other conditions that could affect employee health, comfort and performance, make recommendations for leadership.
9. Maintain and update emergency response plan and procedures for agency employees.
10. Maintain inventories of hazardous materials and hazardous waste, using waste tracking systems to ensure that materials are handled properly.
11. Recommend suspension of activities that pose threats to worker’s health and safety.
12. Provide new-employee health and safety orientations and develop materials for these presentations.
13. Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes or materials.
14. Coordinate quarterly safety trainings for essential personnel.
15. Develop and monitor the Risk Management Plan according to required regulatory and agency procedures and specifications.
16. Assess need for and initiates Life Safety measures according to Life Safety 101 Codes.
17. Conduct drills and exercises and provide a review of exercise results and corrective action plans.
18. Conduct agency call down for closure due to inclement weather.
19. Provide awareness campaigns regarding safety.
20. Ensure all facilities are OSHA/PEOSH compliant.
21. Maintain OSHA records and perform all OSHA/PEOSH reporting requirements.
22. Provide support to managers regarding all aspects of health and safety.
23. Relay any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Maintenance.
24. Knowledge of the ADA and other laws addressing the rights of persons with disabilities.
25. Attend relevant meetings (internal and external).
26. Drives to various locations to perform job duties as needed.
27. Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position.
28. At the direction of the OCCHD Executive Director or designee, the incumbent will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team (i.e., Bioterrorism Response Program). Also, as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Team, the incumbent is required to complete all necessary responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team. Work closely with Emergency Response with their All-Hazard Program.
29. Assist with design and development of various programs to employees.
30. Generates studies and reports, policies and procedures and correspondence and memoranda.
31. Conduct CPR training for employees.
32. Conduct ergonomic workstation reviews/assessments.
33. Serves as backup COOP manager.
34. Responsible for first aid kits preparation and maintenance.
35. Responsible for updating and maintaining all employee health records.
36. In charge of AED maintenance at all sites.
37. Oversight of records retention for OCCHD.
38. Responsible for fire extinguisher inspections at all sites.
39. Trained for fit testing of full-face masks for OSHA purposes.
40. In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
-Bachelor’s degree in in employee health and safety or related field required plus three years related experience
OR
-Master’s degree plus two years related experience
-Must be knowledgeable about federal, state and local safety and health laws
-Must be familiar with OSHA/PEOSH regulations
-First aid training and CPR teaching certificate
-Valid Oklahoma driver license required

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Must have an operating vehicle available on the premises for daily use
-May be required to take the smallpox vaccination and other vaccinations or inoculations as a member of the first responder team
-May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends due to job responsibilities

Appointment is contingent upon successfully passing a reference check, background check and drug screening

PROCEDURES FOR APPLYING:
Interested candidates should apply online at www.occhd.org. Select Careers at the top of the web page, select Current Jobs, select the position you are applying for, and select apply now. You will be directed to our Career Center. Get started by uploading your resume with your profile. Otherwise, click “skip” to continue. Register with the Career Center, complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, an official transcript, again select the job to apply for, answer job specific questions and submit your application. Once you have finished the process, you should receive a message stating “Successfully applied”. If you do not receive this message, then there has been a step not completed. You will need to review your record.

The position will be open for 30 days or until filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.

OPENING DATE: 8/28/19 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled AA/EOE