About the Position
If you’re passionate about helping people prepare for the unpredictable, join Maricopa County’s Department of Risk Management. We seek an enthusiastic and analytical Risk Control Specialist to develop, coordinate, and conduct safety training, audit fieldwork procedures, conduct injury/vehicle collision investigations, and review field safety surveys to ensure compliance with policies and regulations.
In this position, you will review and evaluate work activities and procedures County-wide to advise on safety and loss prevention trends and related safety issues. You will work with a team of risk management professionals, ensuring accurate assessments and administration of risk services to the County.
About the Department of Risk Management
You don’t have to risk it all for a career with us.
At Risk Management, we provide comprehensive services designed to reduce risk and prepare the County for the unpredictable. We offer liability claims administration, risk financing, insurance procurement, and risk management consultations. Join a dynamic team dedicated to evaluating and reducing risk in Maricopa County.
Apply today!Position QualificationsWe recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
- Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management, Risk Management, Public Administration, or a related field
- Two (2) years of professional experience in safety, injury/vehicle collision prevention, or occupational health and safety training
- A combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis.
- Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona driver’s license by the time of hire
Our Preferred Candidate has
- Experience developing, coordinating, and conducting Occupational Safety & Health Safety Training
- Experience conducting facility inspections and incident investigations
Essential Job TasksThe tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
- Develops and identifies occupational safety and health programs based on current trends
- Conducts occupational safety and health audits and surveys of employee work practices and County operations
- Investigates on-the-job injuries and vehicle accidents to determine the root cause and makes recommendations to prevent the reoccurrence of incidents
- Conducts assessments on county field, shop, warehouse, storage, and office facilities to ensure compliance with 29 CFR OSHA 1910 General Industry and 1926 Construction Industry Occupational Safety and Health Standards, NFPA fire and life safety codes, and Maricopa County policies
- Educates employees in general safety courses, i.e., Fire Extinguisher, Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Blood Borne Pathogen, Defensive Driving, etc.
- Conducts field safety surveys as required, such as hearing conservation, respiratory protection, and personal protective equipment, and completes all the necessary reports, documentation, and training records
- Acts as a member of assigned departments’ Safety Teams/Committees
- Coordinates with outside agencies and training contractors on fire safety and emergency issues
- Works after-hour callouts for incidents involving severe injuries to employees, damage to County property, or possible County liability
The position requires the ability to work in various indoor and outdoor environments to assess safety concerns across County departments.Selection ProcedureThe Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Typically, successful candidates are hired at a salary rate up to the midpoint of the range, based on relevant experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.