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The Safety and Training Coordinator will develop and implement safety management functions including training and loss control programs in order to provide a safe work environment for employees and minimize liability and loss exposures to CMPD; perform safety audits, interpreting OSHA Standards and investigate safety related incidents/complaints and provide a detailed analysis of injuries, accidents, property losses and liability claims; implement safety policies and procedures; act as CMPD’s Drug and Alcohol Program Manager; and provide highly responsible and complex support to senior management, department officials, employees and representatives of other agencies. Additionally, the Safety and Training Coordinator will directly supervise the Senior Human Resources Specialist for Workers' Compensation and Leave.
Provide monthly information summaries of claim trends and department performance.
ADA and Other Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Indoor/Outdoor environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions; moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as officers, community members, etc.); and frequent exposure to computer screens, files, and phone.
This position requires sitting in an office, driving a vehicle, and walking in and around worksites. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking extended periods of time; light to moderate lifting and carrying; some crouching, stooping, squatting, crawling, reaching, pushing, and pulling when performing tasks; adequate vision, hearing, and speech required.
Associates Degree in industrial engineering, occupational health and safety, public or business administration with three (3) years of relevant work experience in a related field
An equivalent combination of experience, training, and education directly related to risk control and safety.
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in safety management and training, industrial site auditing, drug/alcohol program management, or related work.
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.
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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.
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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.