Safety Officer

Overview

This position coordinates safety tasks, ensures that all workers are following the established policies and procedures, and helps with the development and implementation of new safety policies as deemed necessary by Company Officers with the goal of reducing accident-related costs and prevent losses that lead to a decline in productivity and profit.

Responsibilities

  • Driving a culture of safety both at the office and on job sites.
  • New employee safety orientations.
  • Taking responsibility for training all new and current employees on most up to date safety policies and procedures.
  • Conducting scheduled and unscheduled site visits to ensure all crews are operating in a manner that is consistent with the current safety guidelines and to identify safety issues that require further training.
  • Investigating accidents and near misses to determine how and why an accident happened and how it could be prevented.
  • Notifying management of safety or procedure violations and makes recommendations for correction.
  • Maintaining and growing the training programs in place to ensure all employees have proper training per the policy manual.
  • Serving as a member of the Safety Review Board.
  • Working with the officers of the company to manage claims for worker’s compensation, auto, and general liability.
  • Staying knowledgeable in changes with DOT and OSHA and bringing policy deficiencies to the attention of company officers.
  • Participating in company snow removal operations as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience conducting safety audits.
  • OSHA Certified.
  • Knowledge of proper use and safe operation of commercial landscape vehicles and equipment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to tolerate and work efficiently in a stressful environment, along with ability to self motivate.
  • Valid driver’s license and DOT physical certification.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and internet search engines.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • HSA
  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off




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