Safety/Training Coordinator Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

This is an administrative function that facilitates all phases of the City's safety and training in conjunction with the Departments' Training at the direction of the Risk Manager of the Risk Management Division.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develop, update, and maintain all phases of the City's safety program, policies, and procedures.

Instruct safety and health training to make employees aware of job hazards and unsafe work practices.

Acquire and maintain certain safety instructor certifications, including the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving instructor certification.

Perform safety inspection of employee work-sites and practices and recommend corrective action as required.

Perform safety inspection of the City's premises accessible to the public and recommend corrective action as required.

Perform accident investigation and make recommendations of corrective action as required.

Operate computer terminal keyboard for entry.

Use various data base and spreadsheet programs to develop relevant applications.

Answer walk-in and telephone inquiries reference to training.

Operate various audio-visual equipment.

Complete required paperwork.

Reads various training documents, etc, and distributes relevant information.

Attends various meetings as the City's training representative, give presentations as necessary.

Analyzes training needs, develops, plans, and coordinates training delivery.

Completes training cost analysis using basic math skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school graduate or equivalent required. Certified Safety Professional designation preferred. Two-year college degree and two years of working experience performing safety analysis and training required; however, considerable experience in the training field may be substituted for the two-year degree. Experience in the development of training curricula needs, goals, and objectives.

 

B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge and ability in the proper procedures utilized in coordinating instruction of groups and individuals.

Presentation of a positive image in representing the City at public functions.

Ability to operate audio/visual aids.

Possess a high degree of integrity and attention to detail in handling confidential information, personnel files, purchasing functions, and expense vouchers.

Ability to develop programs based on Department and individual needs.

Knowledge of and ability to operate personal computers using data base and spreadsheet application software.

Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely.

C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects.

Ability to handle multiple priorities, heavy workload, and related stress.

Ability to use basic mathematical skills required to analyze training and travel costs.

Ability to read, write, and speak the English Language.

Ability to operate standard equipped motor vehicle.

Ability to speak clearly and concisely in person and over the telephone.

Ability to travel to various areas of the City.

Ability to stand, bend, squat, and kneel to file.

 

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revision Date - 04/26/12