Workplace Safety Specialist – St. Louis

Mar 26, 2019

Parkway School District is seeking a Workplace Safety Specialist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Essential Job Functions: Under the general direction of the environmental services manager, the Workplace Safety Specialist will develop, implement and maintain a district-wide workplace safety program that encompasses operations personnel as well as teaching staff and administrative personnel. This position is also responsible for the coordination and reporting for the Workers Compensation Program, leading accident/incident investigations; inspecting district buildings and district playgrounds for safety; and organizing data for liability insurance records.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and a high school graduate
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ progressive experience in safety and/or risk prevention programs
  • Required to possess a B.S. in safety or related area or certification as a Safety Professional
  • Minimum certification as ASP, but prefer CSP (Certified Safety Professional) certification
  • Knowledgeable in workplace safety programs and/or practices and workers compensation program coordination
  • Ability to perform ergonomic evaluations
  • Must be available to respond to accidents, incidents, injuries after normal business hours as needed
  • Strong problem solving; logic; and leadership skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and maintain a calm demeanor
  • Demonstrate excellent job performance and attendance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to physically move throughout the District buildings and campuses
  • Primarily work in typical office conditions, but at times be in the field with possible exposure to some weather extremes on occasion
  • Able to pass a thorough background investigation
  • Able to understand and communicate clearly in English for all job-related duties and response to safety emergencies

 

Follow the link to the employment page for Parkway Schools: https://www.applitrack.com/pkwyk12/onlineapp/ Search for “safety specialist”