STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B24

Class No. 2734

SAFETY OFFICER V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees, evaluates, and monitors comprehensive safety and health programs.

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

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

Develops safety procedures, rules, and standards to ensure quality and consistency.

Plans, conducts, and reviews safety training.

Plans and prepares safety budgets.

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.

Conducts, prepares, coordinates, and participates in safety committees, councils, and seminars.

Performs tests to ensure compliance with safety and hazardous material regulations, and inspects equipment and work areas.

May monitor workers’ compensation records.

May plan, 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 plan, 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