Safety and Risk Control Specialist*

  • SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Apr 13, 2021
Full Time Public Safety Risk Management and Insurance Claims
  • Salary: $61,297.60 - $84,281.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Seeking experienced occupational health and risk control/assessment professionals to join the nation's largest county!

The County of San Bernardino Risk Management Department is recruiting for Safety and Risk Control Specialists* to create and implement safety, health and loss control programs for specific county departments. These positions develop and implement department safety and loss prevention programs; write programs and procedures related to risk management, loss prevention and environmental compliance; measure performance; monitor department safety program goals and objectives; perform safety inspections; monitor risk potential, recommend corrective action plans and ensure compliance; conduct safety meetings; advise employees and supervisors on accident prevention and safety matters; investigate claims of injury and property damage; review incident reports; inspect accident scenes; photograph and collect evidence; and analyze data to determine cause of accident.

*Official Title: Department Risk Control Specialist

For more detailed information, refer to the job description for Department Risk Control Specialist .

As an alternative to the traditional benefits package, you may also be eligible to elect the Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides an increased base rate of pay ($1.75 per hour above the base rate of pay) with modified benefits. For more detailed information on the MBO for eligible Teamsters classifications, refer to the MBO - Teamsters (BbOU) - Summary Guide .

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background Investigation: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, credit check, and/or medical exam, prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Applicant must meet one of the following options:
Option 1
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

AND

Experience: Two (2) years of experience (within the past five (5) years) in which the primary duties were administering components of an organization's loss prevention, regulatory compliance, occupational health, safety and illness/injury prevention program and risk control/assessment, as well as identifying and assessing risk exposures and implementing and evaluating recommended mitigation methods.

Option 2
Education: Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter units) of completed college coursework from an accredited institution. Applicants who do not possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, must attach an electronic copy of transcripts or a list of coursework .

AND

Experience: Four (4) years of experience (obtained within the past five (5) years) in which the primary duties were administering components of an organization's loss prevention, regulatory compliance, occupational health, safety and illness/injury prevention program and risk control/assessment, as well as identifying and assessing risk exposures and implementing and evaluating recommended mitigation methods.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of public sector management and program administration
  • Federal, State, and Local laws, standards, regulations, and policies pertaining to environmental health and safety
  • Methods, techniques, and practices used in workforce training
  • Methods, techniques, and practices used in industrial hygiene
  • Statistical methods as applied to loss prevention
  • Applied ergonomics

Skilled in:
  • ASHRAE standards
  • Cal/OSHA General Industry and Construction standards
  • Loss prevention techniques
  • Training
  • Technical writing
  • Use of computers, computer applications and software and other modern office equipment

Ability to:
  • Understand and implement the principles of environmental health and occupational safety
  • Identify unsafe working conditions and practices through on-site inspections
  • Conduct accident and injury investigations
  • Conduct environmental health investigations and mitigation programs
  • Research, interpret and apply technical information to prepare clear and concise management reports; apply logical supporting information to justify decisions and recommendations
  • Interpret and apply laws, standards, regulations, and policies relating to occupational health and safety as well as environmental protection
  • Analyze situations accurately and recommend action
  • Communicate clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relations with others
  • Work with diverse groups to achieve desired results
  • Assemble, arrange, compute and interpret data

Desired Certifications:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technician
  • Associate of Risk Management
  • Associate Safety Professional
  • Construction Safety and Health Technician


Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based upon the results of the evaluation, may be referred for a selection interview.

Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 pm, May 14, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted on or prior to April 9, 2021 .
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete your application and consider applying before the recruitment is closed. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the recruitment closing. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records.

If you require technical assistance, please review the Government Jobs online application guide or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or web browser used to submit the application.
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Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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