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Safety Supervisor - Training

City of San Antonio, TX

In progress
27 Nov 17
$47,419 - $71,129
Reference #
Job Function

Full Time

Job Location

111 Soledad St Ste 100 , San Antonio, TX






111 Soledad St Ste 100
San Antonio , TX 78205-2236

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1952 as a Council-Manager position.

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio's employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:


Under general direction, is responsible for oversight of the Risk Safety Training Program and safety efforts performed by departmental Safety Coordinators to ensure standardization of assessments, investigations, reviews, audits, and various safety efforts city-wide. Exercises direct supervision over assigned departmental Safety Coordinators.


Design, develop, and implement initial and recurrent safety training programs for citywide department personnel.

Develop and standardize annual safety training calendar for City departments administrative and field position employees.

Oversees and monitors the Driver Safety Training Program.

Develop Risk Safety Coordinator Competency Training Program and track certification qualifications.

Develop Safety Coordinators in familiarization and delivering effective safety training material.

Transition safety training program to HR Moodle and continue development and training maintenance of automated programs.

Develop and maintain a standard Risk safety training library consisting of various safety resources.

Provide City supervisors with quarterly Reasonable Suspicion, Accident and Injury Investigation and Primary Driver Training.

Interviews, selects, supervises, develops, evaluates, counsels, and disciplines personnel according to established COSA policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Assist in developing Safety Division's Fiscal Year training budget.

Manage Safety Division's inventory of supplies and equipment.

Serve as Chairman for the Citywide ARB.

Track safety data for accurate entry and trend analysis for periodic reporting of Safety Division monthly activity reports, accident and Injury Review Board (ARB) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in multiple systems.

Ensures compliance with standard policies and procedures.

Serve as Interim Supervisor in the absence of other Safety Supervisors. May also serve as Interim Safety Administrator.

Fulfills responsibilities and additional duties as required.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Four (4) years of responsible experience with a safety or risk management program.

This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Experience with establishing training objectives and standards.

Certified Adult Learning Instructor .

Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 25 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a motor vehicle, audio-visual equipment, safety testing equipment, computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, lifting, climbing, squatting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are in an office and outdoor environment.

If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


Knowledge of Federal, State, and local safety, DOT, workers' compensation, and liability regulations and standards.

Knowledge of accident prevention principles, practices, and procedures.

Knowledge of hazardous chemicals and waste products.

Knowledge of adult training methods, procedures, and techniques.

Knowledge of accident and injury investigation procedures and techniques.
Skill in using Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint software applications and various office equipment.

Knowledge in the use of safety equipment testing/monitoring.

Ability to interpret and apply OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI, and other applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and provides recommendations in support of goals.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers, management, and the public.

Ability to perform all the physical, intellectual, and analytical requirements of the position including decision making.

How to Apply

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio's employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:


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