Safety Officer

Job Corps Laredo , TX 78041

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Interested in making a difference in young adults' lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone's life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Responsibilities

The Safety Officer Establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, secure environment for the students and staff at Guthrie Job Corps Center through implementing a comprehensive safety plan following Job Corps regulations and company policies

  • Develops, implements and maintains Center Safety Plans consistent with applicable statutes and Center policies to ensure the safety of students and staff at all times

  • Develops, and provides training to staff in all fire and safety aspects, Blood Borne Pathogens, and AIDS/HIV awareness. at all Center locations

  • Performs fire, work area, and safety inspections in accordance with regulations. Writes corrective action plans as necessary.

  • Conducts and documents investigations on all Center accidents or safety related complaints. Prepares all necessary reports involving student accidents.

  • Prepares reports and maintains files on all DOL, OSHA, FDA, EPA and other federal agency required reports related to safety. Ensures Center compliance with OSHA and other health and safety regulations.

  • Designs and implements orientation programs for all new staff and students on safety matters. Provides training for Center staff and students to ensure that safety and security policies and practices are understood.

Qualifications

Minimum: Experience in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years broad-based civilian, military security or fire prevention and safety experience, one of which was in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred: Extensive experience.

In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance

Knowledge Required: Knowledge of standard security, fire prevention and safety procedures and OSHA requirements.

Must possess a valid State driver's license. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Familiarity with the problems of underprivileged, minority groups, especially youth. Must obtain and maintain CPR/FA Certification.

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Bolter at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.



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