in Cumberland County, ME
SAFETY AND TRAINING OFFICER
Human Resources Department
The City of Portland’s Human Resources Department is seeking a self-motivated, and dedicated Safety and Training Officer to help implement our program to ensure the safety of our employees. Reporting to our Director of Occupational Health & Safety, this position is part of a City-wide team responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating programs to prevent, reduce, or eliminate workplace accidents, injuries, and financial losses. This position designs and implements training programs, consults on ways to reduce workplace hazards, conducts incident investigations, and leads safety and accident review committees. The right person for this position will be an experienced safety professional fully familiar with the hazards of work practices, OSHA/BLS regulations, and other state and federal regulations affecting workplace safety. They will have developed training skills, demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with diverse populations and all levels of employees, and excellent communication skills. Willingness to work extended hours during emergency operations for accident response and investigations is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have a degree in a related field or safety certifications. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. The City of Portland will offer challenging and varied work as part of an excellent team of health and safety professionals, a competitive salary, and generous benefits package.
Non-Union – Grade B25 - Salary range: $52,279 to $72,403/year, based on education and experience.
Applications will be evaluated as received, through Friday, August 12, 2022.