***Applications will be accepteduntil 4 PM on September 1, 2017***
This is professional-level detailed work of a technical and specialized nature in the Risk Management division of the Finance Department. Work involves the responsibility for developing employee training materials and programs, managing, planning, implementing and evaluating specific safety initiatives and proactively developing and maintaining a safe work environment. Employee receives administrative direction but has broad latitude for exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Risk Manager.
Essential Job Duties:
· Develop, plan and implement effective safety and loss prevention program; establish program goals and objectives, provide regular updates on program progression and new initiatives; ensure compliance with federal, state and local safety regulations.
· Plan and facilitate various training programs related to occupational safety and health topics and department specific work safety topics.
· Inspect and evaluate City's operations and facilities, and investigate workers' compensation accidents; make recommendations to reduce the hazard and/or prevent reoccurrence.
· Compile and submit accident reports required by regulatory agencies, TPA and City of Delray Beach.
· Investigate claims and injuries and assists in the preparation of material and evidence for organizational use in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigation.
· Coordinate the activities of safety and/or accident review committee and other safety programs.
· Provide information, signs, posters, barriers and other materials to warn of potential safety hazard and to prevent access to hazardous condition.
· Represent the Risk Management Division and the City, as needed, at conferences and professional meetings.
· Must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Human Resources, Education, Psychology, Business or Public Administration, or related field, and a minimum of five (5) years professional experience coordinating related and similar risk management programs or function.
· Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification preferred.
· Must be computer proficient.
· Thorough knowledge of the current federal, state, and local legislation, principles, practices and procedures Worker's Compensation, Occupational Safety and Health.
· Thorough knowledge of relevant property and casualty insurance terms and conditions used in related policies, and claims administration.
· Considerable skill in designing, developing, presenting and evaluating relevant training programs.
· Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
· Ability to handle complex problems encountered using knowledge acquired through training and experience.
· Ability to carry out complex assignments independently and make decisions based on established law, policies, and procedures.
· Ability to be proactive in matters relating to risk management.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, department officials, outside agencies, employees, and the general public.