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Safety Coordinator job in Libertyville

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Organization:  Lake County Division of Transportation
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Libertyville
Post Code:  60048
Salary and Benefits:  $45,867 - $55,838 Annually
07/08/2013

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The general function of the position within the organization is to perform moderately complex work related to implementing and coordinating accident and loss prevention programs and identifying and implementing safety and training activities for the Division of Transportation. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Administration.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Implement safety and training programs and accident and loss prevention programs.

Develop and plan procedures and programs to meet the specific safety needs of the Division of Transportation operations. Maintain records of training activities and employee programs, monitoring their effectiveness. Ensure that safety programs are in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Comply with direction of the risk management program of the County. Develop accident and loss prevention systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies.

Maintain records and reporting systems on lost time accidents and property losses under the direction of the overall risk management effort of the county. Coordinate safety activities of unit managers to ensure effective implementation of safety activities throughout the organization. Interact with supervisors and workers in order to identify and correct unsafe conditions or work practices. Identify loss producing conditions and practices, recommending appropriate corrective action of division management. Maintain contact with outside organizations (i.e., fire departments, rescue teams, etc.) in order to assure information exchange and mutual assistance. Participate in activities of related professional organizations to update knowledge of safety program developments. May develop training manuals and training aids for internal division use.

SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in safety, public administration, industrial education or related field. One to five years of progressively responsible experience in safety and training. Possession of a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment medical exam, which includes a drug and alcohol screen.



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