Management & Training Corporation Safety Officer in Bronx, New York
Bronx, New YorkReqID: 21855
Situated in the heart of New York City’s world-famous Bronx borough, the South Bronx Job Corps has been providing no cost vocational training to students since 1981. People all around the world know the Bronx as the home of the New York Yankees, the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden—not to mention as the birthplace of hip-hop. Look deeper and you’ll discover the quaint maritime village of City Island, the cultural attractions of Fordham and Belmont, and the art deco marvels in the Grand Concourse. Managed by MTC, the South Bronx Job Corps is your next best career move. Apply today!
Reports to the manager, safety & security. Responsible for the management of the center safety program, security and fire protection, tort claims and significant incidents, in compliance with federal, state and local regulations and government and management directives.Essential Functions:1.Assist the manager, safety and security in developing new and revised policies and procedures affecting safety and security; coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with overall center objectives relating to the safety and security program.2.Serve as liaison between center and immediate community in safety matters; assist in developing and maintaining the center’s master safety plan to include risk assessment, safety and emergency disaster plans.3.Develop and implement orientation and in-service training programs for staff and students to ensure that safety policies are followed; conduct monthly safety committee meeting, and all staff training.4.Ensure fire extinguishers are available in required locations and in working condition at all times.5. Provide fire and safety procedures and literature to staff and students; conduct training for staff on OSHA standards.6.Provide records and reports of departmental activities upon request by management, insurance underwriters, DOL, and other government agencies.7.Coordinate with other center staff concerning safety matters and conduct safety related investigations; conduct preventive fire and safety inspections of facilities to identify potential hazards; initiate corrective actions; work with the human resources specialists and trainer to create an effective worker’s compensation and safety awareness program.8.Act as liaison to federal, state and local safety and fire officials as well as local industrial safety managers.9. Assist in the development of community linkages in the areas of safety.10.Oversee and represent the center at quarterly environmental inspections.11.Coordinate fire drills and serve as liaison to the area fire departments.12.Provide safety tools to departments as needed; inspect classrooms, offices, dorms, cafeteria and other center buildings.13.Communicate closely with transportation coordinator, food services manager and facilities maintenance staff on issues of safety.14.Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.15.Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.16.Participate in student employability programs and activities.17.Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps’ Zero Tolerance Policy.18.Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.19.Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.20.Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.Position DescriptionSafety OfficerEducation and Experience Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent, associate’s degree preferred, three years experience in safety or related field. Knowledge of building security systems, maintenance, emergency evacuation, building codes and OSHA certification preferred. Familiar with standard safety concepts, practices, and procedures required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.
Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran