STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group B20
Class No. 2732
SAFETY OFFICER III
Performs highly complex (senior-level) safety and health program work. Work involves coordinating and evaluating safety and health programs. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Coordinates and evaluates comprehensive safety and health programs.
Conducts surveys, audits, and inspections to ensure a safe environment and compliance with safety standards.
Conducts, prepares, coordinates, and participates in safety committees, councils, and seminars.
Consults with and advises staff concerning the effectiveness of the safety program.
Develops employee safety accountability procedures and a comprehensive safety and health program plan.
Develops and implements programs and procedures, accident investigations, data analyses, and recurrence prevention efforts.
Plans and conducts safety training.
Reviews safety procedures, rules, and standards.
Serves as a liaison between local, state, and federal agencies.
Investigates or directs accident investigations.
Assists with reviewing construction, renovation, and remodeling plans prior to and during an activity to ensure that safety standards are met.
May plan and prepare safety budgets.
May prepare special reports.
May supervise the work of others.
Performs related work as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Experience and Education
Experience in occupational safety and health program work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in safety, health, management, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of safety and health rules, regulations, and standards.
Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.
Ability to plan, develop, organize, direct, control, and evaluate safety and health programs; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure
May require certification in occupational safety or industrial safety.
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