Safety Assistant

1 Part Time Position

Department:

Administration - Oahu, HI

Supervisor:

Safety Manager

Primary Purpose

Assist to develop and implement a foundation-wide safety program, which includes technical support, inspections, trainings, and reporting.

Essential Duties

  • Assist in scheduling of safety inspections, trainings, ergonomic assessments, etc. with PIDF programs and individuals;Research and develop monthly safety meeting and other safety training materials;
  • Assist with preparation of material for Intranet Safety Net newsletter;
  • Assist in data collection from various PIDF programs relating to safety inspections, vehicle maintenance, vehicle inspections;
  • Perform and document safety inspections, noting non-compliant  areas/procedures;
  • Work with Safety Manager to identify and eliminate or reduce hazards and hazardous conditions or equipment;
  • Demonstrate the correct use of safety equipment;
  • Support/conduct employee safety training including but not limited to, new employee orientation, observer training, and annual required re-training in accordance with company safety policy/OSHA regulations.

Other Duties

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to
  • Purchase/order and create safety buckets and personal protective equipment when needed (bloodborne pathogen, first-aid, etc.);
  • Assist with any PIDF safety and health related matters as directed;
  • Attendance at safety conferences and participation on safety conference calls;
  • Work on special projects and any PIDF special events.

Work Hours

  • Up to 19 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00a.m to 4:30p.m. or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Attendance during evenings or weekends at various times may be required.

Working Conditions

  • Office setting;  Outdoors (inspecting vehicles, site visits, and training staff);
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the continental U.S. may be required.

Equipment Use

Privately owned vehicle, personal computer, calculator, telephone, fax, copier, video/DVD/CD player, and safety equipment.

Mental, physical and communication demands

Mental:
  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be able to work independently, and interact harmoniously with others in close quarters at all times;
  • Must be able to be flexible, as the position sometimes requires “on call” and/or “latest development” demands;
  • Given the predominance of social service programs of the foundation (i.e., poverty, homelessness), the position requires that the employee be mentally and physically able to work in conditions of those being served;
  • Must possess strong organizational skills (focus and multi-task).
Physical:
  • Must be able to work on the computer for majority of work day;
  • Must be able to stand, sit, kneel and bend, climb stairs and ladder;
  • May require occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds;
  • May require light overhead lifting.
Communication:
  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in occupational safety, or related field from a two or four-year college or university required; or equivalent training, education and experience;  
  • Must be able to use computer, and proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Publisher and/or graphics program preferred; photography and videography skills a plus;
  • A minimum of one (1) year working knowledge of OSHA regulations and experience implementing safety requirements preferred;
  • Experience in safety and/or automotive maintenance preferred;
  • Familiarity in social media is highly preferred;
  • Must have access to a vehicle, have a valid driver’s license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, with at least $100K in bodily injury liability per person and $25K in property damage liability.

All positions require that the incumbent have no convictions of any crime against a child or other vulnerable person. We conduct periodic criminal background checks as a condition of employment.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


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