$21.06-$29.97 Hourly / $3,650.40-$5,194.80 Monthly / $43,804.80-$62,337.60 Yearly
Performs safety inspections at municipal facilities and work sites, including semi-annual detailed inspections and periodic spot checks, to identify hazardous working conditions and to ensure compliance with applicable municipal, state and federal safety codes, rules and regulations; issues written citations to employees who disregard safety rules, as necessary; operates toxic vapor detector in inspecting areas; performs safety inspections on motor vehicles to ensure compliance with applicable safety standards.
Investigates accidents involving municipal vehicles and/or employee personal injuries; takes photographs at scene and attempts to determine accident cause for corrective measures; reviews accident reports and makes recommendations to correct unsafe conditions and reduce accident rates; operates noise level meter to measure noise levels and recommends actions to reduce employee exposure to excessive noise; conducts field surveys/investigations and collects evidence; collects data and compiles reports; records and photographs detected violations; makes site inspections and reviews paperwork.
Conducts follow-up investigations to ensure compliance/enforcement of regulations or codes.
Participates in development and implementation of departmental safety programs; makes recommendations to departmental personnel concerning improved safety procedures and equipment; teaches first aid, defensive driving, and other related safety courses; shows safety films and slide presentations; submits written and oral reports to departmental supervisors and directors concerning safety violations; coordinates closely with claims sections; provides technical advice and assistance.
Attends accident review committee meetings and makes recommendations to departmental officials as to corrective measures to be taken; attends meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars for information; evaluates training needs; attends Safety Industry Association meetings to keep abreast of safety accomplishments within the city.
Operates a lightweight motor vehicle.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: safety inspection techniques; first aid, defensive driving, and other related safety fields, and related instructional procedures and methods; accident investigation procedures and techniques; municipal, state, and federal safety regulations, codes, and requirements; occupational hazards, potential hazards, and corrective measures; Microsoft Office.
Ability to: conduct safety inspections and investigations; enforce safety codes, ordinances, and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially; instruct classes in first aid, defensive driving and other related safety fields; evaluate potentially hazardous conditions, formulate corrective measures, and present recommendations with marked effectiveness, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, and the general public.
Skill in: use of equipment and teaching aids employed in safety inspection and training work; operation of lightweight motor vehicle.