STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B22

Class No. 2733

SAFETY OFFICER IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) safety and health program work. Work involves planning, coordinating, and evaluating safety and health programs. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, coordinates, and evaluates comprehensive safety and health programs.

Directs and conducts safety training.

Directs and ensures the adequate investigation, reporting, and analysis of accidents to prevent recurrence.

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.

Reviews safety procedures, rules, and standards.

Reviews construction, renovation, and remodeling plans prior to and during an activity to ensure safety standards are met.

Serves as a liaison between local, state, and federal agencies.

Assists with planning and preparing safety budgets.

May oversee the publication of forms and documents related to safety and health programs.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in the management and direction of occupational safety and health programs. 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 assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification in occupational safety or industrial safety.


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Revised 9-1-15