Safety and Risk Manager
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is seeking a detail oriented and motivated individual to fill the position of Safety and Risk Manager.
The Safety and Risk Manager is responsible for the overall management, compliance and administration of OWASA’s safety and risk management programs. This individual will provide leadership and accountability throughout the organization that safety is our foremost priority.
Duties include conducting risk assessments and physical job site audits as well as preparing mitigation techniques for facilities, locations and job sites. Individual will conduct and review investigation of personal and vehicle accidents. Manage compliance of worker’s compensation, physical examinations, drug and alcohol testing, hearing conservation and inoculation programs.
Position will prepare, audit and update safety policies and manuals to include OSHA, DOT and other compliance regulations. Prepares safety performance reports for the Board of Directors and Staff. The selected individual will plan, coordinate and/or conduct safety training sessions for employees to include Confined Spaces/Air Monitoring, Lock Out Tag Out/Arc Flash, Excavation, Traffic Control, Laboratory Safety, Respiratory Protection, Chemical Spill Response, etc.
Position occasionally requires exerting 20 – 50 pounds and walking or standing to a significant degree. Requires broad knowledge and three to five years of experience in Safety and Risk Management profession. Relevant Bachelor’s degree and a valid North Carolina Driver’s License required.
OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity and inclusion.
Salary: $58,417 - $89,961
Closing date is October 15, 2018.