The Risk Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of the policies and programs related to the District's safety and risk management function. This position is responsible for developing training programs, investigating incidents, and performing inspections, observations and job task analysis. Implements programs to improve the safety culture.
Ensures risks are minimized and safety programs and policies are implemented and enforced. Develops accident prevention and loss control methods, policies and procedures, and training. Analyzes District safety training programs targeted at full-time, part-time and temporary staff. Makes recommendations regarding training program including topics of relevance and appropriate presenters. Conducts training programs as necessary. Conducts safety focused job task analysis throughout the District. Develops and implements effective facility and equipment inspection programs, analyzes potential loss situations and make recommendations. Conducts a wide variety of safety related inspections. Recommends safety related equipment, supplies, and materials for purchase. Proposes long-range capital improvements. Implements the District’s Ergonomics Policy. Investigates all incidents, near misses and unsafe conditions with the purpose of diagnosis of contributing factors, analysis of the causes of human error when appropriate and implementation of remediation strategies that are operationally realistic. Implements the District’s Hearing Conservation Program including annual sound level testing. Maintains a video inventory of the District’s facilities. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Business Administration, Park and Recreation Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field. Two years’ experience in the administration of risk management programs including identifying and measuring risk exposures, developing methods for controlling risks and preventing losses. Specialized training in the management of various safety related programs, including Principles of Occupational Safety and Health or Certified Safety Professional designation. Analytical skills necessary to evaluate and decide alternative courses of action in relation to Risk Management situations. Possess valid driver’s license.
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES
Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org. Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Monday, March 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
About Lake County Forest Preserve District
The Lake County Forest Preserve District was created in 1958 and provides over 30,000-acres in a county-wide system of natural, cultural and recreational resources. Governed under Illinois law as a special purpose unit of government, the mission of the Forest Preserve District is to preserve a dynamic and unique system of diverse natural and cultural resources, and to develop innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities of regional value, while exercising environmental and fiscal responsibility.