Safety Manager

Feb 06, 2019

San Diego Convention Center Corporation

Job Description

Job Title: Safety Manager

Job Code: 269

Department: Human ResourcesDivision: Human Resources

Reports To: Executive Director, Human Resource

sFLSA Status: Exempt

Offer Range: $70,849.16 – $88,561.45Pay Range: $70,849.16 – $106,273.74

Pay Grade: 23

Issued Date: 10-17-18

SUMMARY  Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Human Resources, works with and through management, to ensurecompliance with safety and environmental procedures. The Safety Manager will evaluate the safety protocols throughoutthe SDCC, organize safety training for employees, report problems to management and will establish policiesthat will createand maintain a safe workplace.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal rules andregulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).Creates plans and implements/facilitates safety training and or presentations in health and safety matters and accidentprevention for all SDCC employees.Facilitates or coordinates external trainers as appropriate for OSHA mandated classes.Facilitates SDCC required safety training for business partners.Chairs the employee safety committee and member of the management safety committee.Regularly walks facility to ensure employees are working safely and in a safe environment.Routine interaction with all staff; reports safety concerns observed or Develops, evaluates and upgrades safety programs.Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety.Maintains safety files and records.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNo directsupervisory responsibilities; but, HR Representative who oversees worker’s compensation claims and ergonomicswill have a dotted line of reporting to the Safety Manager.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirementslisted below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be madeto enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor’s or an associate’s degree in safety, health, or the environment. Experience requirements include three to fiveyears’ professional safety work preferably in a venue such as a convention center, arena, sports facility, college campus orhotel.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, orgovernment regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Extremely effectivepresentation and training delivery skills. Highly developed interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively,persuasively and tactfully present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, vendors andthe general public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety ofinstructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to make sound and independent decisions.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESDemonstrated expertise and working knowledge of OSHA and other safety related regulationsincluding construction safety,fall protection, silica, confined space, forklift and scissor lift operation, scaffolding, energy control/LOTO and industrypractices relating to the safety of a fully operational large capacity venue. Computer literacy with hands on experience inMS Office to include ability to prepare spreadsheets, pivot tables, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat for the creation of online forms and documents. Ability to effectively interact with staff, guests and tenants. Excellent personal ethics ability toadhere and be a role model of the Corporation’s’ core values. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as neededin addition to standard office hours.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust have a valid California driver’s license (non-resident students and military must have a valid driver’s license from theirU.S. state of residency) and a clean driving record (no points). Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Certification, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Certification and First Aid/CPR/AED Certification preferred. First Aid/CPR/AED certifiedtrainer highly desirable.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities toperform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job the employee works in an office at a computer workstation and accesses informationfrom a computer. The employee is required to be mobile to, from, and within the Human Resources area, and will berequired to leave the area and maneuver throughout the facility to meet with staff of assigned departments. The employeefrequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or move up to 50 lbs. The job requires long periodspresenting to staff of all levels.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters whileperforming the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.Offices for this position are located within the administrative office area on the mezzanine level of the Convention Center.The noise level in the office environment is usually moderate with noises originating from persons talking within the officeand office equipment being operated. The employee is occasionally exposed to exhaust fumes, airborne particles, and riskof electrical shock for both indoors and outdoors environments. Indoor HVAC unit monitors and controls temperature andairflow. Lighting provided by overhead bulbs and lamps. Training, presentations or meetings may be conducted on the P1level of the Convention Center adjacent to the parking structure, and does not have access to windows. In addition, theemployee may frequently visitskill trade shops or attend safety meetings on the P2 level of the Convention Center adjacentto the parking structure and does not have access to windows. On the P2 level, the employee may be exposed to movingmechanical parts and equipment.During the course of a work day or when responding to a workplace incident this position may be located on different showfloors which include lobby areas, front driveway, loading docks, exhibit halls, mezzanine level and upper level meetingrooms. While on the show floor, employees may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment, such as forkliftsand electric carts, as well as loud noises originating from the use of individual and multiple quantities of mechanicalequipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals exhaust fumes, airborne particles. The noiselevel on the show floor is usually loud. The outside work environment includes exposure to uneven street pavement andsidewalks, and high levels of pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Exposure to hot and cold environments. During the course ofour business, the employee will be exposed to large crowds and public settings.


Judy Gonzalez