Workforce Safety and Support Administrator

Recruitment #112719-MDBZ16-370100

Summary Statement

A class incumbent is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating the implementation of workplace/workforce safety policy, procedures, and training and emergency functions including prevention, preparedness and response.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Develop and implement quality improvement programs for State operated facilities related to safety and security policy and practice and emergency preparedness.
  • Develop and maintain audit and report schedules; analyzes, records, and reports data in accordance with program standards; prepares reports and recommendations consistent with program compliance and safety and security initiatives.
  • Develop and implement Workforce Safety program for state operated and leased offices occupied by Department employees.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of policy and procedures to establish parameters and guidance for safety and security in the workplace. 
  • Conduct training and provides technical assistance related to worker safety, workplace security, and emergency planning for Department staff and contractors.
  • Serve as the Department liaison with the Delaware Emergency Management Agency.
  • Facilitate a coordinated departmental effort to develop and maintain a comprehensive plan to maximize continuity of business operations in the event of a disruption.   
  • Assists in the development of service contracts and initiation of maintenance projects that support enhanced workplace safety and security; participates in lease negotiations.
  • Develop and oversee the activities of permanent and ad hoc workplace safety committees.
  • Investigate incidents of non-compliance and conducts special studies as requested by superiors.


Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Workforce Safety and Support Administrator
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years’ experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of quality assurance and program compliance.
  2. One year experience in program administration such as development, implementation, evaluation, and planning based on program goals and objectives.
  3. Six months’ experience developing policies and procedures.
  4. Six months’ experience interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Six months’ experience in narrative report writing.

Conditions of Hire

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.