Office of Administration Health and Safety Specialist

Absolute Staffing & Consulting Solutions - Harrisburg, PA

Absolute Staffing is searching for a Health and Safety Specialist to work with our client.

MUST live in or around Harrisburg, PA

Position description for Office of Administration Health and Safety Specialist Consultant - Office of Administration Professional.

Office of Administration Safety Professionals work with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania agencies and partner with their agencies to ensure safety program compliance and perform various duties to reduce workplace injuries. Telework is an option; however, candidate must travel to locations not accessible by public transportation and occasional full days in an office environment.

This position works with the Department of Corrections, State Police and Pennsylvania Parole Board. Depending on qualifications and experience of the candidate, this position may also include supervising a supervisor position with the Conservation and Environment Delivery Center.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

· Manage two safety onsite professionals; one working with Corrections and based out of Mechanicsburg and the other working with State Police and based in Harrisburg and ensure they are meeting agency needs by effectively leading the team and coaching staff as needed.

· Supervise the OA Health and Safety Specialist with the Conservation and Environment Delivery Center, as determined based on qualification and experience.

· Plan and organize service requests to meet target dates and production goals. Utilize agency action plans to set dates, determine responsibilities and track completion, if applicable.

· Develop and deliver health and safety training. Take existing training materials or develop new materials, as needed, and deliver effective training to agency personnel in-person or via webinar as dictated by agency needs.

· Conduct assessments and audits in accordance with Accident and Illness Prevention Program (AIPP) and agency policies including hazard identification inspections, incident investigations and agency AIPP reviews, as needed or required by the agency.

· Analyze data and prepare technical reports and give recommendations. Prepare reports according to agencies needs and request to analyze injury data and trends and assist with trend identification, corrective actions and implementation.

· Provide support for injury/illness prevention, safety, industrial hygiene and AIPP compliance. Work with the agency safety coordinator or designee to ensure the agency AIPP is complete, reviewed annually and updated as needed.

· Work independently to provide on-site health and safety support. Be able to perform technical research and transfer knowledge to agency safety coordinators and employees in reports, email or verbally.

· Work in a collaborative team environment with flexibility to adapt to client needs. Understand clients' needs and build relationships through excellent customer service and follow-up skills.

· Understand agency personnel needs at all levels of employees and management to build relationships and assist with moving safety forward and building a strong safety culture.

· Some travel up to 20%, including periodic overnight travel and occasional travel to Harrisburg. Must have own transportation and be able to travel anywhere in the commonwealth.

Required Skills and Experience:

· B.S. Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field or B.S. in any field and a PA L&I BWC AIPP Qualification

· Have a minimum of 5 years of occupational safety experience

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

· Strong assessment, verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to pass FBI, State Police and PA Department of Corrections background checks for access into Correctional and State Police facilities

Posted On: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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