Additional Salary Information:
Training Assignment:This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules.
Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.
Applicant Pool:If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.
Travel will be required within the district and occasional travel to Helena.
A valid driver’s license is a condition of employment. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records.
All documentation required establishing preference or as required as part of the application must be submitted by the closing date to be considered during the selection process.
Successful applicant(s) will be subject to:Driving Record Check
This position manages the activities of the District's occupational safety and health, employee safety, and risk management programs. Serves as the district expert on the implementation and administration of safety programs; interpretation of safety regulations; safety awareness; safety training, and safety compliance. The position jointly reports to the District Administrator and the Occupational Safety and Health Manager and does not supervise others.
Responsibilities also include formulating and recommending strategies for accident and injury prevention; safe work environment; protection for the general public; and reduction of costs associated with accidental losses, tort liability and compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations. Duties include developing, coordinating, and conducting safety meetings and professional safety training on accident and injury prevention, as well as on compliance procedures for agency managers, supervisors and staff.
Openly demonstrates an understanding of and respect for the value of co-workers’ contributions to the MDT mission. Builds rapport, establishes strong and effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Listens actively and attentively and demonstrates an appreciation of other perspectives. Identifies and considers possible alternative before making decisions, able to generate ideas, fresh perspectives and original approaches and to engage in open-minded thinking. Adapts to changing conditions and work responsibilities, maintains objectivity, positive approach and motivation.
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Psychology, Environmental Health, Industrial Technology, or a closely related field AND two (2) years of directly related experience interpreting federal and other safety regulations and guidelines, compliance, insurance, risk management, workers’ compensation laws/claims, hazardous materials, adult training, or closely related experience (e.g. ergonomic assessments, accident investigation, etc.).
Coursework in Occupational Therapy and/or Public Health Education would be helpful; and additional coursework in Risk Management and/or Loss Control is desirable.
A training assignment may be considered providing the successful applicant has the necessary education background but may lack the directly related work experience.