Safety Manager I

Recruitment #200924-J30A-I01


ODOT Employees only.

Division Four Announcement - Noble County - Perry, OK

Job Duties:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to being the primary safety source in the division.  The majority of work will be performed in the areas of administering and developing occupational health and safety (OSHA) programs for the prevention of industrial, motor vehicle and/or workplace accidents within the division.

Conducts needs analysis to identify and administer division safety training requirements and develops and administers safety programs within the division.

Provides day to day technical safety and health support and information to division leadership.

Implement safety programs as directed by ODOT Safety Branch.

Ensures implementation of the Emergency Action Plan.

Conduct routine inspections of construction projects and maintenance work zone ensuring proper work-zone setup and reviewing traffic control and documenting work zones

Conduct annual safety checks of ODOT facilities for compliance with OSHA/PEOSH standards and other regulations.

Responsible for division safety program, safety training, and accident review committee.

Responsible for the Division's PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) compliance and distribution of PPE.

Oversee the workers compensation program.

Assist in matters related to risk management in concert with ODOT Risk Management/Legal Counsel.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the coordination and administration of an agency’s safety program and its supporting functions such as workers’ compensation, risk management, emergency response and emergency management.  This may include supervision of a staff of professional and support personnel.


Level I: 
At this level employees are assigned responsibility for the development, administration, coordination and management of a safety program which is small or moderate in scope, involving an agency or institution which has less than 700 employees.  Other positions which may be included at this level are those over the safety program in a geographical area of an agency or institution.


Level I: 
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, or a closely related field plus five years of professional experience in industrial relations, safety, safety inspection, safety education, transportation management, engineering, human resources, or risk management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional qualifying experience for each year of the required education.


Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

Some positions may require possession of a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license in order to operate state owned vehicles.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.