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DISTRICT SAFETY & HEALTH MANAGER - 55007175

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: BARTOW, FL, US, 33830

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Requisition No: 69800 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: DISTRICT SAFETY & HEALTH MANAGER - 55007175

Position Number: 55007175 

Salary:  $57,384.49 - $ 74,262.28 

Posting Closing Date: 08/25/2019 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

123 / DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON: Cheryl Willetts

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (863) 519-2637

 

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

This position requires a valid Class E driver's license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Driver's Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:

 

  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver's license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

 
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver's license confirmed.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Supervises, motivates, and trains subordinate staff. Plans, schedules, and establishes workload for subordinates.  Provides support in resolving problems, scheduling work, establishing deadlines and setting priorities. Motivates employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed. Conducts employee performance reviews and disciplinary action as required and recognizes exceptional performance, all in a fair and consistent manner. Promotes safety awareness; assisting managers and supervisors in planning and installing effective safety programs.  Plans, coordinates, implements and conducts safety and health education, training, and activities within the district/region, including scheduling and assigning staff to speaking engagements, seminars, and the presentation of safety awards. Formulates guidance for safety and health standards and initiates written policy implementing safety standards and requirements for a wide variety of operations.  Serves as a technical advisor to the Safety Committees.  Coordinates and conducts safety audits of all Department buildings, facilities and maintenance and construction work sites.  Issues orders to shut down activities when judgment indicates that imminent danger to life and/or property exists.  Prepares and transmits official reports of inspections, consultations, and recommended corrective action to employers, establishing mandatory abatement periods and scheduling follow-up inspections to verify correction of violations.
 
Manages, implements, and reviews processes and activities for the programs of Confined Space Entry, Respirator Protection, Hearing Conversation, Motor Vehicle/Heavy Equipment Operations, Hazardous Energy Control, Blood Borne Pathogen, and Hazardous Material Handling, Disposal and Hazard Communication. Serves as a coordinator and contact manager for agencies and/or companies providing services in support of safety related programs.  Conducts technical research as necessary to ensure compliance with safety requirements. Oversees the review, approval and processing of invoices for the purchases of goods and services.  Incumbent of this position has a purchasing card which allows a maximum single purchase of $20,000 or greater and has financial disclosure responsibility in accordance with Section 112.3145, Florida Statutes.


Plans and directs the Safety and Health programs for the District to prevent unsafe acts or conditions that could result in injury, occupational illness, or loss of life. Provides technical assistance and input to District Management for the operations of safe work practices. Ensures compliance with the Department’s Loss Prevention Manual. Develops, implements and manages the Loss Prevention Program Plan; monitoring and assessing progress towards the achievement of the plan’s goals and objectives.  Advises and acts on all matters pertaining to occupational safety and health for the District.  Maintains a working knowledge of current Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.
 
Directs the administration of the District Fleet Safety Programs.  Serves as a Project Manager for District Fire Extinguishers/Suppressions System contract.  Inspects field crews for compliance with proper set-up of Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) activities during maintenance projects.
 
Reviews Vehicle Crash/Incident reports and Personal Injury/Illness reports for all district employees to ensure quality control.  Maintains data of all reports and identifies trends in these areas and provides recommendations to prevent occurrences.  Ensures all appropriate data is entered into the Industrial Safety Information Management System (ISIMS). Directs and conducts investigation of major industrial accidents. 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  KNOWLEDGE OF:  APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS, RULES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PRACTICES, PRINCIPLES, PROGRAMS, AND OBJECTIVES; NATIONAL CODES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING SAFETY, HEALTH, AND PROTECTION.  SKILL IN: PROBLEM SOLVING TECHNIQUES; OPERATING, CALIBRATING AND INTERPRETING OF SPECIALIZED SAFETY RELATED TESTING AND MONITORING EQUIPMENT; THE USE OF PERSONAL COMPUTERS, INCLUDING MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE; MAINTAINING RECORDS RELATING TO SAFETY PROGRAMS; INDEPENDENTLY SCHEDULING AND COMPLETING ASSIGNED TASKS IN AN ORDERLY AND TIMELY MANNER; WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION.  ABILITY TO:  MANAGE AN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAM; EVALUATE AND ANALYZE DATA RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS; CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS, INSPECTIONS, AND STUDIES IN THE AREA OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH; UNDERSTAND AND APPLY APPLICABLE RULES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES IN RELATION TO OCCUPATIONAL AND HEALTH STANDARDS; FORMULATE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; WORK INDEPENDENTLY; DETERMINE WORK PRIORITIES, ASSIGN WORK, AND ENSURE PROPER COMPLETION OF WORK ASSIGNMENTS; PREPARE AND CONDUCT ORAL PRESENTATIONS; TRAIN AND SUPERVISE PEOPLE; ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS.
 
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.  A valid Class "E" driver's license is required. May work with or around Department of Corrections inmates.  Employee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve in the Transportation Emergency Management Team (TEMT).

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland