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Salary: $4,622.00 - $5,576.00
Posted: 06/21/2013

Job Description:
Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility.

The reporting location for this position is in the Risk Management Unit at Headquarters in Sacramento. This position will work under the general direction of the Risk Management Unit Manager (Staff Services Manager I). The Health and Safety Officer plans, conducts, and evaluates a comprehensive health and safety program to promote a safe working environment for all employees. This position develops, implements, and maintains the Injury Illness and Prevention Program (IIPP) in accordance with Title 8, CA Code of Regulations for Headquarters and assists Districts with implementation of their IIPP. This position develops and ensures all required scheduled training for Headquarters and District staff is conducted. The incumbent fulfills Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Labor reporting requirements. Works with management and other personnel to identify, correct unsafe practices, and workplace hazards. The position provides technical and consultative recommendations to management and staff concerning safety issues and standards set forth in laws and regulations relating to Health & Safety. This position conducts unannounced on-site health and safety inspections. This position evaluates workers’ compensation reports of accidents and injuries for trends and recommendations for corrective and preventive measures. This position conducts investigations on all serious injuries/accidents. This position compiles and analyzes accident and injury statistics and cost data. This position is responsible for the Department’s ergonomic program, performs ergonomic evaluations for Headquarters staff and makes recommendations and/or improvements to reduce employee injuries. This position coordinates the Departments Violence in the Workplace program. This position develops and maintains tracking systems for incidents of violence in the workplace and motor vehicle accidents reports.

Desirable experience/qualifications include: current experience in a health and safety program, knowledge of ergonomics, developing and conducting training, knowledge of the principles of industrial health and safety, including Cal/OSHA and California Code of Regulations, ability to work independently, set and manage priorities, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, strong analytical and interpersonal skills to assess and resolve difficult, sensitive and complex matters with all levels of staff and management.

Occasional overnight travel may be required. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Sadaf Awais at (916) 653-0541 or at

Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 549 - 066 - 3917 - 005
Location County
Personnel Services Section / Risk Management Unit SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/05/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, 95814
Sadaf Awais
(916) 653-0541

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