Safety and Risk Analyst – Maricopa Community Colleges

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Salary Range

$50,678 – $65,881/annually, DOE

Note: The salary range listed reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full employee pay range for this position.



Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?  

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What’s Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona’s Best Employers


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

Benefits & Perks Options

  • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
  • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
  • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
  • Revised summer work schedule
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee recognition opportunities
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Job Summary

The Safety and Risk  Analyst assists with the development and implementation of college specific Occupational Health and Safety programs based on the District-wide safety plan. Facilitates the enforcement of laws, regulations, codes and policies via inspections, audits, training, and data analysis.  Assists in expediting claims management, loss prevention, and loss control in order to help acquire primary and cost-effective insurance.

Essential Functions

40% Training

  • Prepares training materials and identifies, coordinates, conducts and occasionally facilitates safety training, using the information collected through risk analysis functions.
  • Collaborates with CEOD in the conversion of training materials into computer-based training (CBT)
  • Uses instructor-led and/or alternative delivery formats to conduct initial and ongoing district wide training on health and safety requirements such as CFR1910 General Industry Standards and CFR1926 Construction Standards. Creates marketing and advertising materials to promote training.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates health and safety train-the-trainer and other training programs to include annual program assessment, evaluation of program trainer/facilitator communities.

30% Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE)

  • Subject matter expert for colleges regarding HSE topics; Provides technical safety information/ compliance requirements to college executives and/or college safety coordinators. Serves a subject matter expert in ANSI and NFPA standards, and risk control and risk identification i.e., inspections, job hazard analysis, ergonomics.
  • Builds and maintains effective consultative-oriented internal relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Assists colleges with the investigation process, including interviewing of staff and analyzing evidence pertaining to employee injuries, property damage & liability to determine root cause and develop and implement corrective measures.
  • Conducts inspections of facilities, audits of programs and procedures and follow-up investigations of incidents to determine effective mitigation strategies.
  • Assist Safety & Risk Control Manager with the development and maintenance of safety programs.
  • Participate in college level and District-wide safety committees.

20% Risk Analysis/Management

  • Identifies risk through safety inspections, audits, accident investigation, and analysis of loss data to determine safety training needs and corrective measures. Identifies liability issues regarding college and contractor operations.
  • Analyzes and compiles loss data to determine where to focus limited resources for the greatest loss prevention impact. Presents data, using charts, graphs, reports to stakeholders, including the Annual Risk Management Report.

10% Other Risk Management duties as assigned – These duties include but not limited to loss prevention/loss control and assisting with insurance renewals.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Services, Business or Public Administration and two (2) years of professional level safety, occupational or environmental health experience that includes planning, organizing and coordinating occupational safety and health programs.


Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Services, Business or Public Administration and four (4) years of professional level safety, occupational or environmental health experience that includes planning, organizing and coordinating occupational safety and health programs.


High School Diploma or G.E.D. and six (6) years of professional level safety, occupational or environmental health experience that includes planning, organizing and coordinating occupational safety and health programs.

Desired Qualifications

A. Three (3) years of experience speaking to (including creating and delivering presentations) a large cross section of employees including, supervisors, and upper management. 
B. Two (2) years of experience in conducting safety and risk control assessments (i.e., inspections, job hazard analysis, ergonomics). Experience in analyzing data and writing reports for use in developing mitigation strategies.
C. Experience in Occupational Safety & Health and providing consultation/advisory support at all levels of the organization or currently holds anyone of the following designations: Associate Safety Professional, Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Occupational Health & Safety Technician (OHST).
D. Minimum of a current OSHA 501 General Industry Trainer Authorization. 
E. Experience working with a Public Entity or Institution of Higher Learning.
F. Familiarity with commercial lines of insurance.
G. Proficient in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite to develop or update training materials, compile reports, presentations, program databases etc.

Special Working Conditions

May be required to work at multiple sites or locations in both indoor or outside working environments.

May be required to sit for extended periods of time

May be required to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. infrequently and 30 lbs. frequently.

Possess a valid AZ Class D driver’s license; must meet MCCCD minimum standards regarding driving.   

May be required to wear various forms of Personal Protective Equipment.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application. 

Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered. 

Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.

  • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
  • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
  • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load) 
  • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
  • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

Posting Close Date

First Review February 8, 2022.

Open until filled

EEO Information

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators

Clery Act

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.  Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.