SAFETY AND RISK COORDINATOR - Perform intermediate professional and responsible administrative work in the development and administration of a City-wide safety, training and risk management program; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Director of Human Resources. Develop, present, administer, and manage employee safety and risk management programs. Administer risk management and loss control programs. Prepare and maintain appropriate files and records. Investigate claims involving City employees and the public; work with TPA, body shops, medical providers, and other vendors and follow case until resolution. Respond to questions on coverage and/or exposure issues. Provide advice on safe operations, procedures, and regulation implementation. Develop revisions to the health and safety program and monitor City-wide policies and procedures. Identify, assess, and abate hazards involving industrial hygiene, occupational disease, and environmental issues. Coordinate various events such as flu vaccinations, glucose screenings, wellness and health fair and blood drives. Advise departments of their training obligations; assist in scheduling and monitoring compliance. Assess coverage and limits of vendors by obtaining certificates of insurance. Maintain, review, and post OSHA log as required. Submit required data and reports to the Department of Labor. Supply updated exposure data for insurance renewal process. Review and assess proposals. Develop specifications to assess TPA’s and brokers/insurance companies. Analyze accident patterns to identify trends and opportunities for control strategies and/or training.
Requires thorough knowledge of the principles and practices relating to industrial safety and accident prevention; general knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding employee safety; general knowledge of the function and operation of each department; ability to analyze working conditions and recommend alternative methods and procedures; ability to plan, develop and conduct training programs; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department directors, supervisors and associates; firmness and tact in the implementation of safety regulations. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in risk management, industrial relations, occupational health or related field and considerable experience in industrial safety programs. Must possess of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Grade 20; salary range $49,712 - $77,043. Apply online at www.monroenc.org
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