SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

Recruitment #1907-0307-001

Introduction

 

The Safety Group in the Business Services Department (BSD) is seeking to fill a vacancy with qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Safety and Environmental Compliance Specialist. This position provides the opportunity to engage with employees throughout the City of Tucson's diverse functional areas to provide professional safety related training, guidance and support. This position is responsible for making technical and management level recommendations to the leadership regarding safety, health, and environmental regulatory and policy issues to include developing, implementing, evaluating and maintaining programs necessary to ensure safety and compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

 * * * THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF TUCSON PERMANENT AND PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES * * *

To remain eligible, you must maintain your permanent or probationary Civil Service employment status through the actual date of transfer. If you are not a current permanent or probationary Civil Service employee at the date of transfer, you will not be eligible for this position. Non-permanent or appointed employees are not eligible.

The Eligibility List may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

General Description

The position of Safety and Environmental Compliance Specialist provides technical and management level recommendations to City departments regarding safety, health and environmental regulatory and policy issues to include implementing occupational safety, health and environmental programs.

Essential Functions

Develops and implements safety and training programs.

Performs safety inspections and investigations by visiting City facilities and employees, and reporting findings regarding hazards, exposures, risks and accidents/incidents.

Performs administrative work by conducting safety committee meetings to address safety concerns. Conducts research, generates trend analysis reports, and develops safety procedures.

Responds to emergency situations; works with other agencies regarding various safety issues, and provides guidance to City departments regarding OSHA program compliance.Answers complex technical safety, health and environmental questions using best practices, federal, state and local standards, and other regulatory administration standards, interpretations and codes.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years developing and implementing occupational safety, health and environmental programs

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Special Job Requirements

  • Business Services Department - the Safety Group will consider relevant experience in lieu of the required Bachelor's degree.
  • A chronological resume reflecting relevant work experience and education/training is required.  Without a chronological resume, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not continue in this recruitment process.

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an Oral Board interview.

  • Oral Board Interviews will be held the week of July 29, 2019

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List.  An applicant's ranking on the list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 5% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 95% of your oral board interview

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Pilar Jauregui at 837-4177 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

The list may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

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 * * * THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF TUCSON PERMANENT AND PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES * * *

To remain eligible, you must maintain your permanent or probationary Civil Service employment status through the actual date of transfer. If you are not a current permanent or probationary Civil Service employee at the date of transfer, you will not be eligible for this position. Non-permanent or appointed employees are not eligible.

The Eligibility List may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.