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Safety Officer II Or III

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Texas Department Of Transportation Waco , TX 76701

Posted 2 months ago

The essential duties for this job include:

Safety Officer II or III

  • Maintains a comprehensive written hazard communication program for the district; develops local policies, procedures, guidelines and rule interpretations to comply with federal, state and local rules and regulations.

  • Answers safety-related inquiries and complaints from the public.

  • Coordinates and schedules employee safety awards and the annual Safety Awards Banquet/Truck Roadeo.

  • Coordinates safety meetings; usually involves planning, conducting, coordinating schedules and providing literature and audio-visual material.

  • Develops localized policies, procedures, guidelines and rule interpretations to comply with federal, state and local rules and regulations.

  • Investigates employee accidents, prepares reports and maintains records; identifies injury types and accident causes, recommends preventative actions and conducts follow-up investigations.

  • Plans, schedules and administers training on safety issues including defensive driving, CPR, first-aid, fleet safety and hazardous materials; maintains training records.

  • Plans, schedules and monitors programs or activities that promote employee safety and accident prevention.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.


The required competencies for this job include:

Safety Officer II or III

  • Applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations specific to area of responsibility for safeguarding information and information technology related systems

  • Construction, maintenance and operation of transportation facilities

  • Industrial hygiene methods

  • Hazardous materials management methods and procedures

  • Investigative practices and procedures

  • Collaborates and cooperates with others and builds effective working relationships with internal and external members to accomplish organizational goals

  • Developing, interpreting and implementing policies, procedures and technical information

  • Speaking to present images and ideas in a clear, concise, organized and interesting manner to optimize audience understanding and keep the group focused

  • Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups


This job requires the following:

Safety Officer II

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Technology, Business Admin or related discipline

Safety Officer III

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Technology or Industrial Hygiene

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

Safety Officer II:

  • 1 years in Occupational safety, Industrial hygiene or related work areas.

  • Experience can be satisfied by full-time or prorated part-time equivalent

  • Relevant experience may be substituted for education on a year per year basis.

  • No supervisory experience required.

Safety Officer III:

  • 2 years in Occupational safety, Industrial hygiene or related work areas.

  • Experience can be satisfied by full-time or prorated part-time equivalent

  • Relevant experience may be substituted for education on a year per year basis.

  • No supervisory experience required.

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and Certifications are required for this job:

  • Safety Impact Certificate

  • Class C, Driver's License

Other Conditions:

  • This is a Safety Impact position and will be subject to random drug testing.

Safety Impact certifications are not required at the time of application. As required, Safety Impact, certifications will be issued by TxDOT at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety impact employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.

  • Required to work weekends and holidays.

  • Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.

  • Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.

  • Additional Conditions: Standards of Employment


  • Employee may be contacted during off duty hours to see if he or she can report to work for emergency conditions.

Texas Department of Transportation reserves the sole right in determining the level of position based on the applicant's work experience, education, skill level and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs.

Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on page for information on verifying degrees.

Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency requirement in the summary of experience).

Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the conditional job offer.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group that has the same state title is not eligible for a salary increase.An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the Posting Close Date.

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