Safety Officer

at Stark County Sanitary Engineering Department
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted May 15, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

STARK COUNTY SANITARY ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
-VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT-

JOB TITLE: SAFETY OFFICER

SALARY RANGE: $24.03 - $28.85 per hour (Depending upon Qualifications & Experience)

(180 Day Probationary Period) 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Sanitary Engineer and Operations Engineer, plans and administers the Stark County Sanitary Engineer’s Safety program.

QUALIFICATIONS & ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:  (Any combination of training and work experience that indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities required.)

Completion of high school or GED and higher education and/or certification supplemented by coursework in safety procedures or equivalent work experience.  Experience in water/sewer distribution operations preferred.  Demonstrated experience in safety, report writing, accident investigation, OSHA, and State of Ohio and BWC safety regulations preferred.  Experience in the presentation of education/training programs.  Possession of a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license required.  Knowledge of basic computer skills including operation of MS Office products.  Ability to manage an effective Safety program for the Department.  Manages, administers, and maintains the Sanitary Engineer’s Safety Program.  Ensures compliance with and enforcement of all safety regulations including ARC Flash, local law enforcement agencies, EMA, and the BWC.  Verifies annual updates of Department Safety and ERPs to ensure regulatory compliance.  Monitors and interprets safety regulations, preventative maintenance and other pertinent reports.  Outlines traffic control, PPE, and other applicable standards for compliance.  Maintains all safety record keeping and reports.  Plan, organize, and conduct training programs.  Ensure safe driving and equipment operation practices are followed.  Maintains safety and first aid training and equipment in addition to department planning, orientation, and communication with the BWC and EMA for training staff.  Responsible for regular on-site inspection of employees, records and reports violations.  Recommends job safety improvements.  Attends meetings to discuss and resolve safety concerns and proposed solutions and improvements.  Holds regular department safety meetings and additional meetings when needed.  Assists Operations & Maintenance in maintaining daily overtime, on-call, scheduling, and related reports.  Develop proper documents to record and gather information and complete full investigation of all incidents and accidents.  Provide recommended solutions to address incidents/accidents to comply with safety and prevention.  Performs other related duties as required.  

Interested candidates may apply by submitting a letter of interest and current resume’ (including salary history, failure to include salary history will disqualify) to:  

Stark County Sanitary Engineering Department
Attn:  Department Administrator
P.O. Box 9972
Canton, OH  44711-0972

Office Location:  1701 Mahoning Road NE, Canton, OH  44705

FAX:  (330) 453-9044 – E-Mail:  scse@starkcountyohio.gov 

All letters of interest and resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. Monday, June 15, 2020.

No phone calls will be accepted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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