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Sr. Safety Specialist 

SUMMARY

The Sr. Safety Specialist plans, implements, and coordinates all Company risk prevention and safety programs, policies, and procedures, to ensure a safe work environment, and partners and consults with Company clients to assist them in doing the same. This position requires frequent field work at multiple locations in all regions that the Company provides temporary staffing services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Direct supervision of field Safety Specialists (1-4) per region.
  • Functions as the subject matter expert (SME) and advises managers on all safety and risk prevention matters, including OSHA, Cal/OSHA, and all other local, state and federal safety guidelines.
  • Provides workers’ compensation support and training to staff; Client’s Safety Representatives, Safety Specialists, Workers’ Compensation Claims Administrator and other staff as needed.
  • Develops, implements, and enforces all company safety policies and procedures, including the Risk Management and Safety Manual, Return to Work Program, Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), risk assessment procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements, forklift policy, and work orders.
  • Advises and recommends procedures for detection, prevention, and elimination of physical, chemical, or other product hazards
  • Partners with the VP of Human Resources, to create and implement the company policies and procedures relating to safety and risk prevention.
  • Develops and administers the Company Safety Program, including Safety meetings and trainings. Provides Branch Managers and other staff with support and guidance with implementation and enforcement of safety, risk management, loss control, return to work, and claims procedures.
  • Assists with all employee injury claims; assists injured employees with medical office visits and questions, tracks all medical status reports. Coordinates claim management with Workers' Compensation insurance providers. Serves as liaison, as needed while working with the Workers’ Compensation Claims Administrator
  • Investigates injuries and makes recommendations for reducing risk, changing procedures, and/or employee discipline, as required.
  • Prepares loss control reports for management. 
  • Makes recommendations as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with all OSHA and Cal//OSHA requirements, including the completion of OSHA 300, 300A and 301 forms. Assists clients with related issues as needed.
  • Examines job sites and audit procedures where warranted.
  • Monitors safety and risk management developments for innovations, issues, and legislation that may affect the company. 
  • Examines, evaluates, and investigates eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing safe work practices, and compliance of licenses and permits and other regulations.
  • Oversees safety tailgate program with corporate executive assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires knowledge of relevant laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules that affect safety and risk management in the workplace.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid CA driver license and minimum insurance requirements.
  • Must have an understanding of basic medical terms and information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.
  • Must have ability to develop specific goals and to organize work and prioritize tasks in order to accomplish goals. Must maintain flexibility and responsiveness to client and company needs and demonstrate attention to detail and follow through.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language required.Spanish also recommended. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form. Must demonstrate a positive customer service image.
  • Requires a basic understanding of technology utilized by the Company.Proficiency in computers, including MS Office software. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing,managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Must be able to quickly gain an understanding of the relationship of all company positions to each other, and their impact on meeting company goals. Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment, functioning as a team member while fostering team work.

USA requires that all employees of the Company uphold our quality workplace standards, which prohibit harassment, discrimination and retaliation. In addition, all employees are required to maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and clients, which includes maintaining appropriate communication etiquette.

All employees must show initiative, provide timely feedback or offer input when necessary, act with the highest integrity and contribute to the furtherance of business in a meaningful way.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in a safety related discipline, human resources or equivalent work experience in business, safety, or related field; WCCA or workers’ compensation related certification desired. Medical certification preferred, OR.
  • Six (6) years health, safety and/or environmental experience at mid-management level required. Insurance or workers' compensation claims handling
    a plus.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of OSHA regulations and reporting required.OSHA certification required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications; Word and Excel required.
  • Experience in a recruiting related industry a plus.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Driving a motor vehicle on a commercial road or highway is required in order to be physically present at any and all branch locations and client sites; therefore, basic physical and mental requirements and/or functions governed by the Department of Motor Vehicles in operation of a motor vehicle will apply while employed in this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low; however fluctuation of noise level may occur at client sites or offsite at airports, hotels, forums, conferences or seminars which may be outside the control of the Company. Regular (daily) attendance in a branch office, at the corporate office and/or at client sites is required to ensure participation with branch staff and to maintain good customer service and hazard assessment. This position will require intrastate driving, frequent client visits and regular attendance at risk management events and the environment in such settings is unknown. Overnight travel is periodically required. This is a full time position with fluctuating hours that may require early morning and late night work depending on client and/or business needs.

Click here to view printable job description:

Shawnté Priest

VP, Human Resources & Employment Counsel

United Staffing Associates, LLC

C: 805-403-0438

shawnte.priest@unitedwestaff.com


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Position:  Human Resources Safety and Wellness Coordinator
Proteus, Inc.

Deadline: October 15, 2018
 

Oversees and implements the corporate safety and wellness programs.

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APPLICATION

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.  Oversees and implements corporate safety and wellness programs. 

2.  Ensures that the Injury & Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) and reviewed and updated at least annually.

3. Creates policies and procedures to address specific safety needs and meet OSHA and Cal/OSHA criteria.

4.  Stays current on OSHA and Cal/OSHA regulations, and implements changes as needed.

5.  Ensures compliance with OSHA and Cal/OSHA regulations and requirements.

6.  Acts as Chairperson of the Proteus Safety, Wellness, and Facilities team, schedules quarterly Safety, Wellness, and Facilities meeting, prepares meeting agendas, and writes meeting minutes.

7.  Coordinates and documents safety trainings as required by OSHA and Cal/OSHA, such as annual Heat Illness Prevention, Active Shooter Prevention, Hands-on fire extinguisher training, and buddy ergonomics checks, etc. Coordinates and conducts corporate-wide annual Great California ShakeOUT drill.

8.  Ensures that job risks and personal protective equipment (PPE) are assessed at initial hire, a new position for an existing employee, when new procedures are introduced, and to retrain an employee.

9. Tracks injuries for analysis and training needs to comply with OSHA and Cal/OHSA requirements.

10.  Writes agendas for and minutes from quarterly Safety, Wellness, and Facilities team meetings.

11.  Provides information and forms to all locations to conduct required drills, such as emergency evacuation, lock-down, shelter-in-place, and active shooter prevention drills..

12.  Creates monthly tail-gates topics and quizzes to promote safety and wellness knowledge.

13.  Creates and implements incentive programs to help create a safety and wellness culture throughout the company.

14.  Creates and implements various wellness and incentive programs and contests to promote a healthy lifestyle.

15.  Creates and implements annual location inspections and follow-up spontaneous inspections to ensure compliance.

16.  Ensures through required monthly inspections that fire extinguishers, EXIT lights, emergency lighting, and emergency radios are in proper working condition.

17.  Ensures that Energy Division’s 10-day trainings are conducted and documented.

18.  Ensures that annual 300A logs are posted and taken down at the proper times.

19.  Tracks all trainings, drills, and inspections for compliance purposes.

20.  Travel to locations to trouble-shoot various safety concerns


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Assistant Director of Human Resources
Proteus, Inc.
Deadline: October 15, 2018

Assumes the position of Human Resources & Communications Director in his/her absence, promotes compliance regarding AA/EEO, HR policies, and training needs, and supervisors front office staff.

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APPLICATION

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Oversees and implements corporate safety and wellness programs. 

2. Ensures that the Injury & Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) and reviewed and updated at least annually.

3. Creates policies and procedures to address specific safety needs and meet OSHA and Cal/OSHA criteria.

4. Stays current on OSHA and Cal/OSHA regulations, and implements changes as needed.

5. Ensures compliance with OSHA and Cal/OSHA regulations and requirements.

6. Acts as Chairperson of the Proteus Safety, Wellness, and Facilities team, schedules quarterly Safety, Wellness, and Facilities meeting, prepares meeting agendas, and writes meeting minutes.

7. Coordinates and documents safety trainings as required by OSHA and Cal/OSHA, such as annual Heat Illness Prevention, Active Shooter Prevention, Hands-on fire extinguisher training, and buddy ergonomics checks, etc. Coordinates and conducts corporate-wide annual Great California ShakeOUT drill.

8. Ensures that job risks and personal protective equipment (PPE) are assessed at initial hire, a new position for an existing employee, when new procedures are introduced, and to retrain an employee.

9. Tracks injuries for analysis and training needs to comply with OSHA and Cal/OHSA requirements.

10.Writes agendas for and minutes from quarterly Safety, Wellness, and Facilities team meetings.

11. Provides information and forms to all locations to conduct required drills, such as emergency evacuation, lock-down, shelter-in-place, and active shooter prevention drills..

12. Creates monthly tail-gates topics and quizzes to promote safety and wellness knowledge.

13. Creates and implements incentive programs to help create a safety and wellness culture throughout the company.

14. Creates and implements various wellness and incentive programs and contests to promote a healthy lifestyle.

15. Creates and implements annual location inspections and follow-up spontaneous inspections to ensure compliance.

16.  Ensures through required monthly inspections that fire extinguishers, EXIT lights, emergency lighting, and emergency radios are in proper working condition.

17. Ensures that Energy Division’s 10-day trainings are conducted and documented.

18. Ensures that annual 300A logs are posted and taken down at the proper times.

19. Tracks all trainings, drills, and inspections for compliance purposes.

20. Travel to locations to trouble-shoot various safety concerns.

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Chief Program Officer
Family Services
 


If interested please download and complete application. The application is also available from our website.

Submit a resume to heather.reed@fstc.net


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OVERVIEW: The Chief Program Officer (CPO) oversees all programs of the organization, ensures quality improvement, pursues program growth and develops new program opportunities. Responsible for overseeing all program operations in accordance with agency goals and strategic plan. Oversees the quality improvement, fidelity monitoring, new program-specific grant production, including: program design, coordination, planning, supervision, quality control, contract compliance, and general operational administration. Two key strengths we see in the ideal candidate are: strong relationship builder who can create consensus and strengthen collaboration among diverse stakeholders, and a demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, inclusiveness and empowerment.



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