State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SAFETY OFFICER 3
Performs complex research and analysis of safety policies, programs, rules, procedures and legislation; analyzes proposed legislation and recommends institution’s position;
Provides leadership, advice and technical expertise to other health and safety professionals responsible for analyzing organizational problems and developing strategies for successful resolution;
Serves on campus committees and task teams; represents the institution before external committees, boards and agencies on matters pertaining to specialty area;
Assists other health and safety professionals with difficult cases, problems, and/or analysis; recommends strategies for addressing particularly complex or sensitive problems;
Directs the activities of a hazardous waste disposal program;
Plans and coordinates projects of major significance to institutional health and safety function;
Consults with experts in fields related to area(s) of specialization such as computing professionals, risk management, expert legal counsel and representatives of state and federal agencies;
Perform related duties as required.
A Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health, safety studies, natural science, business or public administration, education or allied field.
Four years of professional experience in occupational safety and health programs.
A Master’s degree in occupational safety and health, safety studies, natural science, business or public administration, education or allied field may be substituted for two years of the above professional work experience requirement.