6130 Safety Analyst

Recruitment #TPV-6130-090518

Introduction

 

                           INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IMMEDIATELY 
                          This recruitment may close at any time, but not before November 8, 2018.

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Provisional, Part-time
(schedule to be arranged)
Provisional incumbents will be required to succeed in a Civil Service examination process for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for a permanent appointment. Provisional appointments may not exceed three years.  This position is subject to budgetary constraints.

MISSION STATEMENT
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks and preserve the environment for the well-being of our diverse community.

ABOUT US
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department manages and maintains more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. Our 4,100-acre system includes 24 recreation centers, 9 swimming pools, 5 golf courses and numerous athletic facilities, including sports courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields and gymnasiums. Included in the department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the Palace of Fine Arts and Lake Merced.

More than 2,000 talented individuals are part of our team, from gardeners, foresters, and recreation leaders to park patrol officers, custodians, electricians, painters and more. Our core mission, as it has been throughout our history, is to provide opportunities for San Francisco residents and visitors alike to gather, play, learn, relax, and enjoy nature in the city.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Under direction, identifies and documents occupational safety hazards by periodic inspection and accident investigation to include direct observation of and interviewing employees and supervisors regarding work practices, equipment, exposures and physical conditions; writes recommended corrective actions with specific timelines to prevent injuries and comply with regulatory and industry standards; recommendations may include but are not limited to updating safety procedures, facilitating engineering and administrative controls, and addressing facility and equipment issues; reviews and updates existing policies and procedures to include reviewing regulatory and injury prevention standards, implementing peer review, and consulting with managers and employees; establishes and implements new safety programs by the same process; evaluates and selects equipment, furniture, and materials to ensure safe and/or ergonomic work environment and conditions; identifies needs for safety training from baseline inspections, accident trend analysis, and review of regulation requirements; develops and presents safety training to diverse audiences; reviews, analyzes, and monitors workers' compensation claims to ensure employees receive appropriate workers' compensation benefits, minimize costs, and analyze injury causation; analyze loss reports and other injury data to identify trends and target loss prevention activities; represents the Recreation and Park Department during regulatory inspections and compliance activities; and reviews and recommends improvements to facility design and construction to enhance safety and ensure regulatory compliance.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Baccalaureate degree in Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; AND

2. Four (4) years of professional occupational safety experience such as implementing occupational safety programs, conducting worksite inspections and conducting safety training. (Weapons, Ordinance, and Systems Safety experience is not qualifying); AND

3. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Substitution
1. A Master’s Degree in Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management, or a closely related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in any major and certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) may substitute for the required education and experience described above.

Note: One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week).

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Certified Safety Professional (CSP), preferred, or Associate Safety Professional (ASP), or demonstrated progress toward either certification as awarded by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

2. Prior experience administering, managing, and improving incident reporting and claim (occupational and public) programs and related litigation support.

3. Prior experience investigating potential hazards, identifying and vetting corrective action options, and administering, managing, and improving hazard identification programs.

4. Prior experience conducting periodic inspections and administering, managing, improving
periodic inspection programs.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process.  Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

* Select the 6130 Safety Analyst (TPV-6130-090518 job announcement)
* Click on "Apply" and read and acknowledge the information
* Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered or “I have Registered Previously”
* Follow instructions given on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Stacy Chung, by telephone at (415) 831-2082, or by email at Stacy.Chung@sfgov.org.

VERIFICATION:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Failure to provide the required verification when requested may result in rejection of application. Refer to the following links for verification:

Verification Guidelines: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification  

Education Verification: http://www.sfdhr.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=18441   

NOTE:  Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Procedures

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate qualifications of candidates. Only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Note: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.

Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process should contact Stacy Chung (415) 831-2082; or in writing to: SF Recreation and Park Human Resources, 501 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA 94117.


Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Reasonable Accommodation Request:
Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements of a job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities  
  
General Information Concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Terms of the Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.  Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.
 
Additional Information:
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures may be found online at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20.


Issued: 10/26/18
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID #: 090518
REC/SC/(415) 831-2082

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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