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SAFETY SPECIALIST (Open Positions: 1)

Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Full-Time
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description


Qualified candidates must submit their cover letter and resume at time of application for consideration.


(Regular, Full-time, Exempt)     Hiring Range:  $51,147.20 - $66,206.40 Annually DOQ

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The primary purpose of the Safety Specialist is to develop a comprehensive citywide safety/loss control program and safety-training program. Integral to this role is to administer training and provide technical assistance with the goals of minimizing and controlling serious accident and injury claims, to ensure the well-being of employees, and to prevent future losses. The incumbent is responsible for development of course content, training scheduling, facilitation and documentation, field inspections, (routine, special and site consultations), work site accident investigation, assistance with safety equipment procurement, and compliance monitoring. The incumbent works with departmental administrative staff, division supervisors, field staff, state safety officials, and others associated with City projects.


Requires a bachelor’s degree in occupational safety or health, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, safety management or a closely related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, two to five years of progressively responsible experience in safety and health or possession of certification from a nationally recognized safety association or board is preferred. Instructor certification in educational classes such as First Aid, CPR, and Defensive Driving are also desired.

FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION:  Safety Specialist job description Feb 2019.pdf