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Concord, North Carolina
United States
Job Categories:
Risk Management Manager/Director
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Government / Public Sector
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety, Health & Risk Manager / ADA Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to manage the following City programs:
Workers’ compensation , property and liability insurance , drug & alcohol testing, risk management, and occupational health and safety , contract reviews and approvals, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Titles II & III), Commercial Driver License (CDL), fitness for duty, and provide guidance and recommendations to departments, co-workers, vendors, citizens and various outside agencies that contribute to safety and health, as well as protecting the City’s physical and financial resources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs and manages the staff, activities, and operations of the Risk Management Department by prioritizing and assigning work.
  • Manages the City’s Insurance Programs to include General Liability, Auto, Property, Aviation, Boiler, and Machinery.
  • Directs the City’s Workers’ Compensation Program including claims management and oversees and directs the return-to-work program for work-related injuries.
  • Manages the Drug and Alcohol Suspension Testing Program, interfaces with the Medical Review Officer (MRO) and testing facilities.
  • Provides safety and risk management assistance to departments, managers, contractors, citizens, and outside agencies.
  • Directs the Occupational Health and safety programs including accident investigation, training, fitness for duty, facility inspections, and audiometric testing to ensure compliance.
  • Oversees the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Titles II & III) program to ensure compliance.
  • Directs claims management to include citizen, general liability, property, aviation, boiler & machinery, etc.
  • Analyze and identify safety issues and make recommendations to reduce injuries, costs and exposures.
  • Monitors City-wide safety, Health & Risk regulatory compliance with federal, state, OSHA, DOT, FMCSA,FTA and various other agencies.
  • Administers and monitors the safety, Health & Risk budget including forecasting, allocating resources, and approving expenditures.
  • Review and approve contracts for City insurance requirements & guidelines.
  • Oversees the Commercial Driver License (CDL) Program to ensure City drivers are compliant with state and federal laws.

Supplemental Functions: 
Performs other similar duties as required

Job Specifications and Qualifications - Knowledge:

  • NC Workers' Compensation Act, Chapter 97
  • Occupational safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations and Standards
  • U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) rule, 49 CFR Part 40, Drug & Alcohol Regulations
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle safety Act of 1986
  • U.S Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier safety Admin. Regulations
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) principles
  • Federal Aviation Administration Regulations
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and Standards
  • Managing risks, hazards, and exposures.
  • Management principles
  • Risk management principles, practices, and methods
  • Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations
  • Budget principles
  • safety program development
  • Public labor relations principles and practices
  • Insurance principles and claims administration
  • Cost containment methods
  • Negotiation techniques

Licensing and Certifications:

  • Manager Environmental safety and Health Programs (MESH)
  • OSHA General Industry/Construction Outreach Trainer
  • Certified Worker’s Compensation Professional (CWCP)
  • Associate Risk Management (ARM)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator (C-SAPA)
  • Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC)
  • Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires 24/7 on call.
  • Positions in this class require: standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, fine dexterity, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling, lifting, vision, foot controls.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to physical hazards, extreme temperature, noise and vibration, respiratory hazards.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills regarding interaction with City Managers, Department Directors, vendors, elected officials, coworkers, supervisor, general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  • Monitoring, supervising and evaluating employees;
  • High level of multi-tasking, prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Ability to manage extremely confidential, time-sensitive and highly regulated activities
  • Operating computers and related software applications;
  • Developing risk management and safety programs;
  • Developing and administering budgets;
  • Administering insurance funds and claims;
  • Performing negotiations, mediations and claim settlements;
  • Resolving complex legal issues related to safety and risk management;
  • Allocating funds;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Interpreting and applying policies, procedures, laws, and regulations;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and projecting consequences of proposed actions

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