DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL
TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
: LATERAL TRANSFER
5898 Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805
THIS IS A TRANSFER POSTING LIMITED TO CURRENT LOS ANGELES COUNTY EMPLOYEES WHO HOLD THE PAYROLLTITLE OF SAFETY OFFICER I. NON COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Essential Job Functions
Develops, revises and implements safety policies, procedures, guidelines, promotional materials, and training programs to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and to increase departmental efficiency by reducing accidents and overall costs due to safety problems.
Reviews injury reports, accident investigations, and safety grievance reports to identify trends and issues; develops and reviews statistics, and evaluates the effectiveness of the existing safety program.
Represents the department at meetings conducted by the County and other agencies including California Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) hearings.
Prepares work orders for abatement of safety violations, monitors work progress, and reports completed corrections to the California State Department of Industrial Relations.
Oversees or conducts audits/inspections and evaluation of facilities, equipment, work practices, and safety devices for conformance with legal requirements and recommends changes to develop safer working conditions.
Develops, maintains and updates the department's written Illness and Injury Prevention Program (IIPP), Cal/OSHA Log and Code of Safe Practices.
Advises departmental management on equipment purchases and facility modifications, to ensure ergonomic standards are met, necessary to achieve safety goals.
Investigates and reviews reports of injuries, property damage, non-employee accidents, automotive and industrial accidents, and initiates appropriate action and makes recommendations on how these incidents can be avoided.
Acts as the department's liaison and coordinator with Workers' Compensation's Third Party Administrator (TPA) and County Counsel on injury cases and claims against the County.
Develops and conducts training programs tailored for conditions unique to the various job assignments within the department.
Supervises departmental staff assigned to the Safety/Risk Management Program, as needed.
Attends Workers' Compensation hearings and may testify, as needed.
Investigates and evaluates safety suggestions made by employees of the department, as needed.
Only for current Los Angeles County employees who are holding the payroll title of Safety Officer I.
THIS IS NOT A BULLETIN FOR A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION.
***DO NOT APPLY ONLINE
If you are interested in applying for this position and like a lateral transfer, submit resume, last two performance evaluations, and two years attendance (time variances record) via email or fax to:
Luat Nguyen, Exam Analyst
Resume and supporting documentation will be reviewed and only the most qualified candidates
will be called for an interview.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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About Los Angeles County
With a population of over ten million people, the County of Los Angeles has more residents than any county in the nation, and within its boundaries are 88 cities. It is rich in cultural diversity and home to world renowned museums, theaters, the nation’s motion picture industry, major universities, and numerous five-star restaurants. The mountains, deserts, and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, along with some of the world’s finest urban recreational attractions, are freeway close.
The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors (Board) who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year staggered terms. As the governing body, the Board serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. There are 34 appointed department heads that report to the Board. There are also three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) for a total of 37 major administrative units or departments that currently serve the needs of the County’s residents.
Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2016, the County’s annual budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 is $29 billion, with funding for approximately 108,000 positions to serve its diverse population.