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Employee Health and Safety Coordinator
Position: Employee Health and Safety Coordinator
Organization: Tompkins County
Location: Ithaca,  NY 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/3/2022
Requirements Employee Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the technical work involved in planning, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive occupational health and safety programs for the County. An employee in this class may develop, supervise, coordinate, and deliver interdepartmental education and safety training, and related program activities, in accordance with requirements of local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including the maintenance of records and other documentation. The position is responsible for risk assessment, evaluation, and remediation as necessary, to protect the safety and health of employees, clients, and the public; and to safeguard properties, facilities, and physical assets from loss.
 
#Hiring Immediately
 
 Salary Range:
$30.02 starting salary - $32.58 after 9 months
 
Benefits
 
  • NYS Retirement System
  • Excellent Medical and Dental coverage
  • NYS Deferred Compensation
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Plans and implements a comprehensive, county-wide occupational safety and health program; formulates policies, standards, and procedures as necessary; and monitors compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
  • Conducts and/or coordinates education and safety training programs aimed at preventing work related accidents and injuries, increase proficiency in safe work practices, and promote heightened safety awareness;
  •  Secures appropriate training resources, to address identified safety concerns or hazards, and loss prevention; as well as mandatory training subjects, to include, but not limited to: hazardous chemicals, confined spaces, and equipment, machinery, and vehicle safety;
  • Works in cooperation with designated department personnel to design safety programs based on specific departmental needs or functions, such as the use of equipment and facilities; 
 
Qualifications or Requirements
 
(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university, or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Occupational Health and Safety; Environmental or Industrial Sciences or Engineering, Occupational or Industrial Safety, or a related field AND four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent part-time) paid work experience involving the development and implementation of occupational safety and health, risk management, or loss prevention programs, or the administration of safety education and training; OR
 
(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university, or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, with an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety; Environmental or Industrial Sciences or Engineering, Nursing, Occupational or Industrial Safety, or a related field AND six (6) years of full-time (or the equivalent part-time) paid work experience involving the development and implementation of occupational safety and health, risk management, or loss prevention programs, or the administration of safety education and training; OR
 
(c) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and (b) above.
 
For complete job description and application: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies
 
Contact information- Larry Workman, Recruitment Administrator- lworkman@tompkins-co.org
Status: This listing expires on: 9/2/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Tompkins County
Address:
Tompkins County Department of Human Resources Office
125 E. Court Street
Ithaca,  NY 14850
United States
Email:
lworkman@tompkins-co.org
Phone:
(607) 274-5526
Fax:
Contact:
Larry Workman, Recruitment Administrator