Safety Coordinator – Pinal County Risk Management

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Pinal County is growing FAST and undergoing so much positive change!  We need passionate people to come join our team and help us make Pinal County the best place to live and work in the country!

If you have never considered working in government, take a look at what we offer here at Pinal County; we invest in you and your future:  

  • A team of amazing people who are committed to making Pinal County a great place for its citizens and its employees
  • Variety of Top Tier Affordable Medical Plans – Six Different Medical Plans to Choose From; Some with Zero Employee Premium Cost
  • Dental and Vision Plans 
  • Telehealth 
  • Retirement Plans with Employer Contributions – Guaranteed Lifetime Benefit!
  • Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program through the Dept of Education
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Paid Vacation And Sick Leave 
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Civil Service Leave 
  • Van Pool Options
  • Short-Term Disability – Employer Paid
  • Basic Life Insurance – Employer Paid
  • Paid Sabbaticals After 15 Years of Continuous Service
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Dependent Care and Medical Expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program & Wellness Program
  • Suite of Voluntary Benefit Options including additional Life, Accident, Critical Illness and Cancer Insurance 

Working at Pinal County is more than just a job, it’s a career, it’s a community, it’s an investment in your future.  

Read more about the position and see if it is a good match for you:   

JOB SUMMARY
Coordinate and participate in a variety of activities and functions related to safety programs, create a universal countywide practice of hazard awareness in order to reduce injuries, save lives, time, and money, maintain County’s compliance with safety regulations, and provide training related to safety and hazards in the workplace under general supervision.

NOTICE TO APPLICANT:
The hiring salary for this position is dependent upon experience, qualifications and position funding; starting salaries above the first quartile require additional approval.

-Regional Travel: This position will require travel between County facilities to conduct  inspections, audits and safety consultations.Example of Duties

TYPICAL CLASSIFICATION ESSENTIAL DUTIES:         

  • Audit safety training, job safety analysis, and compliance activities to assure a safe working environment for all County employees and safe public facilities for citizens.
  • Assist the department in the development and implementation of safety and loss prevention programs, policies, and procedures and provide data and consultation to help measure the results of compliance with such policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with County departments to help establish safety awareness programs, initiatives and self-audit tools. 
  • Collaborate with the Occupational Health Specialist and Human Resource staff to ensure Motor Vehicle Reports are reviewed and filed appropriately.  
  • Collaborate with Human Resources recruitment and retention teams to review new hire motor vehicle reports.  
  • Conduct safety inspections and evaluation of department facilities and make recommendations for correction of any deficiencies and tour job sites inspecting equipment, tools, and working conditions to determine whether government and County safety regulations are being followed.
  • Plan, schedule, facilitate, document, and conduct follow up relating to the County’s Driver Review Board.  
  • Assist the Risk Specialist as assigned.    
  • Process and maintain records of property, casualty, and industrial injury claims and accident reports.
  • Compile statistical data and prepare reports regarding the frequency, severity, and causes of property, casualty, and injury claims and accidents.
  • Assist management in the identification and prioritization of mandatory or specialized training needs and recommendations.    
  • Provide safety training to employee’s and management teams both in-person and online.  
  • Process and maintain records of training conducted, employee attendance and related activities/statistics, and provide reports to supervisors, managers, and directors.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of emergency evacuation plans.
  • To promote and adhere to the workplace values of accountability, commitment, and teamwork to help enrich lives beyond expectation.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, customer records, and restricted County information.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES: 

  • None. 

Minimum Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience in at least one of the following areas: workplace safety, risk management, loss prevention and/or the insurance industry.
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License. 
  • Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may substitute for the minimum requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • May require other safety and risk related training certifications upon hire.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of the principle of employee safety training. 
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of OSHA regulations.
  • Knowledge of principles of loss prevention and risk identification.
  • Knowledge of Arizona Motor Vehicle Reports and driver eligibility criteria.  
  • Knowledge of the County’s organization and functions of County government related to workplace safety.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of training and instruction development.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
  • Skill in interpreting rules, regulations, and policies and developing appropriate procedures.
  • Skill in keeping logs, records, and summarizing, compiling, and tabulating narrative and numerical materials and writing technical reports.
  • Skill in interpreting and analyzing data.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in completing assignments.
  • Ability to utilize personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management, outside agencies, community groups, and the general public. 
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and specifications. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work is light and requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.  The work also requires the ability to finger, reach, perform repetitive motion, speak, hear, operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment, and demonstrate visual and mental acuity.  
WORK ENVIRONMENT:      
Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires the ability to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

Agency: Pinal County

Phone: 520-866-6208

Department: Risk Management

Address: 900 S. Pinal Pkwy., Florence, Arizona, 85132