$39.74-$59.55 Hourly / $6,888.27-$10,322.00 Monthly / $82,659.20-$123,864.00 Yearly
Serves as the Risk Division’s principal loss prevention and safety consultant to department heads and their designees; plans, develops, supervises, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates safety and loss control programs throughout the City; ensures compliance with established standards, policies and procedures, and local, state and federal codes and regulations.
Supervises a team of safety staff in support of a comprehensive City-wide safety & health program to include: ensuring safety programs and committees are established, administered and maintained in all “Loss Prevention Focus” departments; conducting on-going and continuous site surveys and inspections for targeted/selected sites based upon loss control data in order to identify, develop and facilitate effective wellness and loss control/accident prevention interventions and activities. Develops recommendations for improved safety and loss control programs and employee training.
Consults with departments in establishing, administering, and maintaining an active safety committee responsible for: reviewing quarterly Workers’ Compensation, automobile claims and property and casualty loss data; serving as an internal communications vehicle; and, offering recommendations to management for training or loss control strategies tailored to the specific needs of the department.
Maintains accident records and compiles statistical information relative to all losses; creates quarterly loss control reports for Workers’ Compensation, general liability and property losses in collaboration with the City’s Workers’ Compensation Third Party Administrator, Claims staff and the Risk Manager; utilizes the quarterly “Scorecards” to plan, develop and/or facilitate appropriate and relevant interventions such as consultation with supervisors and employee training.
Plans, develops and recommends loss control policies and procedures.
Directs activities and projects in support of policies and procedures to minimize losses within departments by describing benefits and long-term cost-saving features.
Recommends employment, promotion, discipline, demotion, and dismissal of subordinate employees, as necessary; responds to employee grievances; completes employee performance evaluations; responds to employee leave requests; ensures that subordinate employees receive appropriate orientation and training.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: the principles and practices of loss control management; the principles and practices of developing and implementing effective training programs; the principles and practices of general business administration.
Ability to: appeal to and persuade management to take corrective action to support loss and cost control goals; build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within the organization; ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures; interpret local, state and federal code and regulations in order to identify level of compliance; apply principles of measurement and analysis to evaluate safety performance and identify and develop appropriate corrective measures; effectively plan, develop and implement long and short-term projects and training programs and process improvements across business systems; effectively supervise work of subordinate staff.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry or a safety related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working in safety consulting and/or loss control; or Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in engineering, chemistry or a safety related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working in safety consulting and/or loss control.
Experience working in a wide variety of settings including public works, vehicle maintenance, construction, and general industry settings is preferred.