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Occupational Health & Safety Manager

City of San Antonio, TX

In progress
27 Nov 17
$61,016 - $103,728
Reference #
Job Function
Division Manager

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 administrative direction, is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System program for City of San Antonio Departments. Coordinates safety efforts with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with applicable agencies standards, continual training and accreditation of the program. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.


Plans, organizes, audits and administers the maintenance and operation of the OHSMS to various city departments.

Coordinates the implementation of occupational health & safety standards into departments and provide consultation services to certified departments.

Reviews and revises citywide OHSMS policies and procedures in accordance with changes to system standards and other regulations and new technological changes.

Identifies and creates corrective action plans for safety and risk issues for all non-conformance issues in the performance management system.

Analyzes procedural and processes standards within the city departments to determine and develop targeted objectives.

Plans, develops, promotes, and administers safety education programs with respect to the OSHSMS program.

Conducts cost/benefits analysis, techniques, and methods in measuring
OHSMS objectives and outcomes.

Coordinate accident and injury investigation reviews for risk analysis and industry research studies for development of best management practice.

Coordinates audit schedules for internal and external audits.

Prepares, communicates and presents information, trends, safety statistics, program developments and audit results for Department Directors.

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

Performs related duties and fulfill responsibilities as required.


Bachelor's Degree in Safety Management or related field from an accredited college or university.

Five (5) years of experience with a safety or risk management program.
Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License
Certified Internal Auditor

Associate Safety Professional (ASP)

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

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.
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.


Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.

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

Knowledge of Safety Management System Principles and risk management methodologies.

Knowledge of principle of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

Knowledge of accident prevention principles, practices, and procedures.

Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring techniques and procedures.

Skill in using Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint software applications and various office equipment.

Skill in operating vehicles and safety testing/monitoring equipment.

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

Ability to interpret safety regulations and standards.

Ability to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures.

Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

Ability to interpret safety regulations and standards.

Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization and documentation internal audit findings with accuracy.

Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines in timely manner.

Detail-oriented with excellent follow-through skills to drive projects to closure.

Outstanding organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all levels of management, vendors, other government agencies, employees and the general public.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people.

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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