Ventura County Schools Self-Funding Authority
Job Title: Safety Specialist/Inspector
SALARY RANGE: $51,881.26 – $63,602.00
Under the direction of the Director of Risk Management:
* Provide, plan and conduct routine and specialized safety and loss control inspections and audits of regulatory programs for the VCSSFA member school districts;
* Assist in the compilation of and provide technical information regarding safety, loss prevention and related programs;
* Serve as a resource for member districts and provide guidance related to applicable federal, state and local laws codes and regulations, employee safety, liability risks, property exposures, and related loss control programs.
Conduct safety inspections of member district facilities and grounds. Audit district safety plans and programs for compliance to state, federal, and local regulations, laws, and codes and assist in the evaluation of conditions related to safety and risk management issues and controls. E
Prepare and maintain various reports related to daily activities, such as district reports of safety audits and inspections. Submit inspection and audit reports to appropriate district personnel as required. E
Research, develop, apply, and recommend programs and policies to member districts to promote safe working conditions, employee and student safety and property loss reduction. E
Attend and participate in meetings of the Ventura County Schools Self-Funding Authority (VCSSFA) and meetings and conferences concerning professional development as directed. E
Operate digital camera and specialized equipment utilized in conducting on-site safety audits and inspections, indoor air quality investigations, noise evaluations, etc. E
Operate personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, internet, and accessories. E
Perform all other related duties as assigned. E
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
• Methods and procedures applicable to safety, loss control, and risk management.
• Basic regulations, laws, and codes and policies governing safety for school districts.
• Basic chemistry and hazardous materials management.
• Record-keeping techniques.
• Research methods and report writing techniques.
• Technical aspects of field specialty.
• Conduct safety inspections of member district facilities and grounds within the county and audit district safety plans and programs for compliance to state, federal, and local regulations, laws, and codes
• Compile and verify data and prepare reports.
• Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action.
• Operate specialized equipment applicable to safety audits and inspections, including but not limited to:
o Digital camera,
o Moisture meter,
o Sound level meter,
• Understand and follow oral and written directions.
• Work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and prepare and deliver oral presentations.
• Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
• Complete work with many interruptions.
• Work independently with minimal direction.
• Observe health and safety regulations.
• Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
• Operate a computer terminal to enter data, prepare safety audit reports, maintain records and generate other reports as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) or equivalent in Occupational Safety and Health or closely related field, and experience in loss prevention and safety, including experience in conducting safety inspections and audits.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California driver’s license.
Professional designation a plus.
Indoor office, specialized classrooms, and outdoor work environment;
Subject to constant interruptions,
Extensive driving of a vehicle to conduct work,
Movement around district properties, buildings, and equipment.
Vision (which may be corrected) to read small print; hearing, and speaking to communicate with others;
Ability to stand, stoop, reach and bend; mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects and operate office equipment;
Perform work which is both physical and sedentary; perform lifting, pushing and/or pulling which does not exceed 50 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job;
To work at a computer terminal for prolonged periods.
Working at heights, in science classes/laboratories, and working near machinery having moving parts during inspections.
Apply by: Fri, 02/28/2020