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Reviewed Date: May 04, 2017
Public safety officers
Safety Program Director
Job description for the position of Safety Program Director for the City of Erin.
Knowledgebase-Safety Program Director
CITY OF ERIN
SAFETY PROGRAM DIRECTOR
The employee will operate a computer, copier, and other modern office equipment. The employee may also operate a light duty vehicle.
Work performed is sometimes outdoors and some tasks may be performed regardless of weather conditions when necessary. The employee will be exposed to dirt, dust, loud noises, and tobacco smoke.
The employee is responsible for developing and carrying out a safety program that complies with Federal and State OSHA rules and regulations in the interest of employee work safety. Duties also include support services under the general supervision of the Mayor. Instructions to the employee are general and the employee must consider different courses of action and sometimes deviate from standard operating procedures. Independent judgment is required to complete some tasks.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Develops and administers public sector safety program in compliance with OSHA regulations and city ordinances
Ability to evaluate and make decisions
Ability, physically and mentally to climb to different heights and function in close quarters for inspections.
Additional Examples of Work Performed:
(Any one position may not include all of the listed duties that may be performed)
Serves as enforcement agent for TOSHA and OSHA regulations
Develop a written safety program and meet monthly with the City Administrator and department heads to discuss workers’ safety issues.
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to ascertain facts by personal contact, observation, and the examination of records
Ability to explain and interpret pertinent provisions of laws, ordinances, and regulations
Ability to enforce rules and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially
Ability to keep records and make operational reports
Ability to intermittently sit, stand and stoop and must distinguish between shades of color
Work requires use of protective devices, such as, hard hats
Ability to make math calculations
Ability to write programs and organize facts
Graduation from a standard high school, or equivalent
Must pass drug screen by licensed physician
Must meet city’s weight control policy