The Position


Effective August 25, 2019, the pay rate of this classification will be subject to a Market Adjustment and/or a 3% Cost of Living Adjustment.

The current vacancy is in Ukiah. The list developed from this recruitment will be used for a limited period to fill open and promotional, regular full-time, and part-time positions in a variety of departments, service areas, and locations throughout the County, should they occur.

Performs professional level work involving planning, organizing, coordinating and reviewing the implementation and maintenance comprehensive and effective safety programs for County departments, including: conducting inspections, disseminating safety information and training employees regarding same.

Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications

All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents

  • Coordinates safety programs, including: conducting inspections of facilities and operations, identifying hazards and recommending action; developing communication materials and disseminating to staff; training new employees in safety policies, hazard identification and other safe work practices by holding monthly safety meetings; coordinating training classes regarding job functions.

  • Reviews accident reports, corrective actions taken and makes additional recommendations, as needed.

  • Coordinates DMV pull notice program, notifies supervisors when driving deficiencies occur and makes recommendations.

  • Conducts 18 mile driving evaluations on all employees driving County vehicles and makes recommendations regarding poor driving habits.

  • Provides consultation services to departments to assist them in developing an effective hazard identification, inspection and training program.

  • Coordinates a variety of training classes, including: CPR; first aid; defensive driving; and back safety.

  • Conducts periodic review of safety programs and develops recommendations for revisions.

  • Conducts pre-inspections of building for safety hazards before lease or purchase.

  • Provides staff services to the safety council to assist in carrying out responsibilities and functions.

  • Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications.

  • Prepares complex, routine and non-routine reports as requested utilizing a variety of software; receives, sorts, and summarizes material for the preparation of reports; prepares work reports; relays and interprets administrative decisions, policies and instructions.

  • Interacts with a variety of high level individuals and governmental agencies, both internally and within the community to provide information, disseminates departmental information and assists in resolving administrative issues.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Occupational Health or related field; and,

One (1) to two (2) years of progressively responsible related experience; or,

Any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Driver's License

Knowlege, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices and methods of safety and OSHA programs.

  • Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, codes, laws, acts, rules and regulations and legislative issues.

  • Principles and techniques of employee training.

  • Hazardous material handling.

  • Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation.

  • All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.

  • Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.

  • Internal departmental policies and procedures.

  • County government organization and operations.

  • Skill in:

  • Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

  • Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.

  • Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.

  • Using a VDT to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.

  • Communicating orally with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and receive information in a courteous manner.

  • Operating and routine maintenance of general office machines such as copiers, facsimile machines, telephone systems, and paging systems.

  • Mental and Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operation and maintenance instructions, handbooks, procedure manuals, and so forth.

  • Plan, promote and implement effective safety programs.

  • Analyze OSHA programs, operations and procedures, and develop sound conclusions and recommend appropriate changes and improvements.

  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, giving close attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; speak and hear.

  • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to ascend or descend ladders, stairs, ramps, and the like, using feet and legs or hands and arms and to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking or standing on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.

  • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to use sound and odor perception and discrimination.

  • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Selection Procedure

     Important Application Information: 

  • It is your responsibility to demonstrate through your application materials how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position/s for which you apply.

  • You must complete all sections of the application.  A résumé or other information you feel will help us evaluate your qualifications may be attached to your completed application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application.  Blank applications that contain only a résumé or those that reference "see résumé" will be rejected as incomplete.

  • Check your application before submitting to ensure it is complete and correct; no new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.

  • Inquiry will be made of your former and current employers; please provide the names and telephone numbers of supervisors on your application.

  • You must provide the names and contact information of at least three (3) references (not relatives) that have knowledge of your job skills, experience, ability and/or character.

  • Application materials are the property of Mendocino County and will not be returned.

  • It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number or address.  Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.

  • The exam process listed on this flyer is tentative.  Mendocino County reserves the right to make necessary modifications to the examination plan.  Such revisions will be in accordance with approved personnel standards.  Should a change be made, applicants will be notified.

  • The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.

  • Examination Process:  All complete applications will be reviewed with those judged most qualified progressing further in the selection process. Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral examination (weight 100) or an unassembled exam, consisting of an evaluation of education and experience as stated on the application form, will be administered. The examination process will test the knowledge and abilities described above. A minimum score of 70 must be attained for placement on the employment list.
    Special Testing: If you require special testing arrangements to accommodate a disability or religious conviction you must contact Human Resources at 707.234.6600 prior to the test date to make your requirements known.  You must provide enough advance notice to allow Human Resources to properly review and evaluate your request.
    Special Requirements: Employment in some County departments or positions may require the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background, which may include fingerprinting, and/or a medical examination, which may include drug screening.
    This announcement is a synopsis of duties and requirements of this job. To review the complete classification specification and benefits, please see the HR website. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the final filing date.

    The County of Mendocino is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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