City of Tucson


$28.21-$57.06 Hourly / $58,676.80-$118,684.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817

General Description

The Safety and Health/Loss Control Manager is responsible for management of the City’s Safety and Health Program and supervises personnel in the administration of safety, health and environmental programs within the City. The Safety and Health/Loss Control Manager is responsible for managing the following critical safety, health and environmental program areas: safety and health as it relates to OSHA, driving program, drug and alcohol testing, ergonomics, public defibrillator and training.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Work recommends policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended, utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction, and has a high impact on the city. Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgement.

Regularly directs or supervises  the work  of at least two fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit. This position reports to the Risk Administrator.

Essential Functions

Ensure compliance in concert with applicable rules and regulations by reviewing and interpreting federal, state and local rules and regulations, analyzing program compliance and effectiveness using current metrics, identify gaps, implement process changes/improvements, re-evaluate compliance, effectiveness and their impact on City controlled operations.

Manages the development and implementation of safety, health and environmental programs and measures for City departments by inspecting the sites and monitoring safety needs. Provides training, leadership, mentoring and coaching to internal staff and customers, as well as external customers.

Assists with the development, implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures. Conducts and analyzes research, aligning with regulation and mission/vision/goals. Writing policies, training to the policy and assessing the effectiveness.

Evaluates loss and recommends corrective action by evaluating root cause and contributing factors; explore options for risk transfer/risk avoidance using hierarchy of hazard control and prevention. Prepares reports and advises departments and management. Provides customer service by meeting with customers to consult with and address safety and risk issues, responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to correct errors.

Manages unit’s budget by monitoring appropriateness and allowable expenditures against quarterly budget projections.

Coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports. Assists with the administration of the human resources functions: hires, transfers, separations, merits, evaluations, etc.

Performs related duties by attending RFP committee meetings and acting as liaison with outside organizations.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. This job classification specification identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: At least 3 of the required 5 years in a lead or supervisory capacity in a safety or risk management which has included the development, implementation and oversight of safety, health and environmental programs

“Lead” is defined as leading at least 1 full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contracts interns, etc.                                             
“Supervisory” is defined as having supervised at least 1 full-time FTE.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Occupational Group Code: 03

Occupational Group Description: Risk Management

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professional

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.


Driving Level: Secondary
License Type: None
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0322; EST: 12/4/2018; REV: 12/4/2018;