Safety administrator

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State of Minnesota
SAFETY ADMINISTRATOR$ 23.30-$ 34.34 hourly, $ 48,650-$ 71,702 annually
Date Posted: 03/14/2014
Closing Date: 03/24/2014
Hiring Agency: Transportation Dept
Division/Bureau: Corporate
Location: St. Paul
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 14DOT000096
Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required: yes
Job Grouping: Const Facil Maint Mfg & Trans
Classified Status: Classified
Job Description: This position will serve as the Central Office Safety Administrator. It will provide safety management leadership for the facilities and operations in order to prevent and mitigate costs associated with personal injuries and property/environmental damages. Included in the responsibilities are the following: development and direction of the office-wide Safety and Health Program as well as the Motor Vehicle Safety Program; development of proactive safety measures and solutions; management of the hazardous waste program; investigation of accidents and personal injuries; administration of safety training; implementation of audits of facilities and work sites; and participation in information-sharing with other safety professionals through the department.
This job is a mixture of field and office work, with occasional travel required.
Minimum Qualifications: The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position.
Bachelor's or higher level degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, (or closely related field), and three years of related professional-level work experience in the field of occupational health and safety.
If you meet the above minimum qualifications, please ensure that your resume illustrates your knowledge, skills and abilities in the following:
-Thorough knowledge of federal and state occupational safety and health rules and regulations, ergonomics, techniques of injury prevention and hazard evaluation.
-Experience developing and conducting safety training.
-Leadership skills sufficient to effectively facilitate meetings and bring groups and committees to productive and solutions-focused conclusions.
-Demonstrated ability to identify occupational safety and health problems and to develop, support and implement solutions.
Valid Driver?s License is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Master?s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene or other closely related field.
Experience working in a field environment which includes highway right-of-way, maintenance truck stations, mechanic shops, and office settings.
Certification as a Certified Safety Professional or Occupational Health and Safety Technologist.
Experience with hazardous materials and hazardous waste management programs.
Functional knowledge of the following:
applications such as MS PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel; safety and industrial hygiene related instrumentation, and field and office ergonomics.
Selection Process: The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.
MnDOT does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need an accommodation, please contact MnDOT's Affirmative Action Office in advance, so any necessary arrangements can be made. To request an accommodation, e-mail ADArequest. .us; or call (MN Relay 711).
How to Apply: Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State?s selection process, go to .
Contact for More Information: Marisa Arlt, marisa. .us.

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