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COORDINATOR OF HEALTH, SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for planning, developing and implementing comprehensive safety programs for school districts. An employee in this class insures that school districts comply with State and Federal safety regulations. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, with considerable latitude exercised in the planning and carrying out of all aspects of the programs. General supervision is received from the Director of Employee Relations who reviews work through conferences and reports. Supervision is exercised over safety officers. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Oversees, develops, and provides district safety plans and education programs.
Prepares and conducts Right-To-Know, Blood borne Pathogen, and other OSHA training sessions for each school district.
Supervises safety officers involved in the safety program.
Provides leadership to schools on matters requiring rule compliance, stays current of rulemaking activities of various agencies and disseminates pertinent information.
Attends safety seminars and technical workshops.
Prepares, submits, and monitors annual budget and program requirements for the safety program.
Ensures that schools are in compliance with record keeping requirements of applicable standards and oversees periodic audits of programs and district records.
Conducts inspections and/or correction consultations for applicable local, state, and federal heath and safety mandates.
Attends school board meetings and any other required meetings.
Acts as a safety consultant to member schools.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to safety and health standards.
Good knowledge of recent developments, current literature, and sources of information relating to safety programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school employees and administrators.
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports.
Ability to prepare and conduct training seminars.
Ability to organize, interpret and use forms, records, and documents in the administration of safety programs.
Ability to supervise subordinate employees.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a baccalaureate degree in Health or Physical Sciences or a closely related field and two (2) years of professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, in developing, implementing, and administering an official safety program or safety education program; or,
B. Six (6) years of professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, in developing, implementing, and administering an official safety program or safety education program; or,
C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).