The NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) is seeking a Safety Officer. ORDA’s Safety Officer is generally responsible for coordinating and implementing ORDA’s safety policies. Primary duties will include working with ORDA’s Workers Compensation carrier to minimize Workers Compensation insurance premiums; conducting routine safety inspections at the venues, identifying problem areas, and providing solutions to hazardous conditions; ensuring compliance with PESH standards/regulations; reviewing accident logs, evaluating risk, and creating strategies to reduce accident incidence; and recommending changes in policy/protocols to ensure safe venues for our customers and a safe work environment for our staff. S/he will ensure proper safety training occurs and will coordinate with the Office of Planning and Construction to assist in code enforcement and other compliance matters. Other responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, making recommendations to venue management as well as regular reports to senior management in administration regarding best practices. The Safety Officer will also work with venue management to ensure safety initiatives for staff, partners, and clients are adhered to. In addition, the successful candidate will act as the de facto chair of ORDA’s Central safety Committee and shall attend regular venue safety meetings.
Minimum Qualifications: An Associate’s Degree or higher in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, or related field along with at least two years’ experience working in the occupational or public safety field. Specialized education/certificates or relevant experience may replace degree requirement on a year for year basis. Candidate must also have experience working with and/or an understanding Workers Compensation claims processing. Experience in the ski industry desirable but not required.
Compensation: Salary is dependent upon qualifications and skills; excellent benefit package including NYS Retirement.
Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to:
David McKillip, Director of Human Resources
NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946
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