Health and Safety Manager

General summary

Managerial position accountable for designing, planning, implementing, and managing a major or statewide occupational health and safety regulation and compliance program. At this level, employees supervise a team of professional employees. Work requires advanced knowledge of the laws and regulations and the ability to address program operational and technical issues and problems. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Supervision at this level also requires these employees to have the knowledge and skills to monitor and review the work overseen. Employees may also participate in fiscal management to include budget development/expenditure and grant writing. Employees are accountable for program performance to federal and state entities and will make final recommendations on inspection exemptions.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices. Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and programs, and formulate recommendations.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, 5 or more years of relevant experience, and 1-2 years of supervisory experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade