DEPARTMENTAL SAFETY COORDINATOR
An exceptional job opportunity for persons with professional experience in
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT
STEP 1, $68,931.20. County employees are subject to the County Promotion
Rule for Step Placement in Accordance with Comp Ord 1.3.5.
The Departmental Safety Coordinator will be primarily responsible for planning,
developing, and implementing a comprehensive safety program; coordinating safety
education and training staff supporting the Facility Operations, Fleet Management, and Construction and Project Management divisions; reviewing sire specific programs and supporting construction safety; conducting facility inspections and audits, risk assessment and preparing evaluation reports; recommending and implementing
strategies to enhance safety policies and procedures, and mitigate hazards.
The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate well with all levels of staff, manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines in the management of safety and training programs, will be required to analyze occupational safety and health legislation and regulatory changes, keep current on new developments, and incorporate mandated regulatory changes governing safe work practices and resources such as high-risk equipment, occupations with potential for substantial accident or injuries and hazardous materials usage and storage.
Departmental Safety Coordinators are allocated to the Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Public Works (DPW), District Attorney Office, Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) and Sheriff’s Department. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill vacancies in Department of General Services, however the eligible list may be used for future vacancies in other allocated departments.
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency with an emphasis in industrial engineering, health science or occupation safety and health, or a closely related field; AND,
2. Two (2) years of experience in the development and implementation of safety
Note: Additional related experience, as described above, may substitute for the
education requirement on a year-to-year basis.
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Evaluation: Qualified applicants will be placed on a 12-month eligible list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in the supplemental application questionnaire. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision: A
region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Click here for more information www.livewellsd.org.
Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are
designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all
persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district.
Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion
because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
5530 Overland Ave., Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92123