Under general supervision, plans, develops, implements, and monitors the County's Occupational Safety Program in accordance with state and/or federal regulations; coordinates and ensures all work of Department Safety Coordinators (DSC) throughout the County are in compliance with laws; identifies unsafe practices and conditions and recommends corrective actions; conducts safety and hazard inspections and investigations; coordinates safety programs with Risk Management to reduce employee injuries and liability exposures; and serves as a resource and consultant to County departments regarding workplace safety.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in occupational health, safety, industrial engineering, or a related field.
Three (3) years experience in public or industrial safety programs.
Obtain and maintain any certification necessary to meet OSHA requirements.
Certification as an Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Safety Engineer (CSE) is preferred.
A valid State of California driver's license is required.