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Risk and Safety Manager

invites applications for the position of:
Risk and Safety Manager
$9,313.20 - $13,752.27 Monthly
APPLY BY: 12/11/2020 at 5:00 pm

Note:The salary listed is under review and if approved by District Board of Directors, will be effective January, 2021.

Under general direction, plans, organizes, and implements the objectives, and administrative and operational activities of the risk management and occupational health and safety programs and activities, including workers’ compensation, insurance and self-insurance, and health, safety, and compliance programs within the Risk Management Department; develops program standards; supervises and evaluates program and operational staff; ensures program compliance with regulatory agency and Park District requirements; and performs other related duties as required.

What You’ll Be Doing
The Risk and Safety Manager, working with a dedicated staff and under the direction of District Counsel, will oversee all aspects of the District’s workers’ compensation, safety and insurance programs. One key objective for 2021 is working with an outside safety consultant to perform a safety gap analysis and update the District’s Safety Manual.

Vacancy Situation
The District currently has one vacancy located at the District administrative office in Oakland, California. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and additional vacancies that may occur during the one-year life of the hiring pools.

We Are Looking for Someone Who
Is a people person, enjoys a challenge, is collaborative, flexible and a problem-solver. Supervisory experience, practical decision-making, and the ability to multitask are musts. Labor/management experience is desirable.

A Few Reasons Why You May Love This Job
The District has an outstanding workforce committed to the District’s mission of providing healthful recreation, parks, and open space to the residents of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. This position will allow you to demonstrate talent in problem-solving, decision-making, organizational enhancements and staff development, all in service of the District’s mission.

Our Values:
• Respect: We honor each other, the park users we serve, and the land we steward.
• Resilience: We creatively adapt to change. We address challenges with empathy, perspective, and determination.
• Relationships: Our greatest strength lies in the trust, accountability, and teamwork we cultivate with our colleagues, partners, and the public we serve.
• Responsiveness: We communicate openly, honestly, and reliably.
• Transparency: We hold the public's trust through meaningful stakeholder engagement and unfettered access to timely and reliable information on decisions and performance.

Education: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in risk management, business or public administration, occupational safety or a related field; and
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in the administration of a comprehensive risk management, loss control, industrial hygiene, or occupational health and safety program, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Substitution: A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in risk management, business or public administration, occupational safety, or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.
Tentative Date of Examinations*:
Oral Panel Interview: mid to late January, 2021

*This is a tentative timeline and subject to change based on the current COVID-19 pandemic and the Shelter In Place Orders mandated by Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, and the State of California

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Equal Opportunity Employer
The East Bay Regional Park District, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Final Filing Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 5:00pm
East Bay Regional Park District