Denver is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States and has been named the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of the city and have a hand in creating our future.
The National Western Center is a new take on a legendary Colorado space – a future place where heritage of the Old West meets progress of the New West, a space where school children can cultivate food systems while researchers discover food security solutions that will change the world.
Within the future 250-acre National Western Center Campus, people and experiences converge to create a year-round destination that is just as much for the cowboy as for the urbanite. At an intersection of agriculture, education, and entertainment, global thought leaders meet curious students and join local community in a convergence of diverse perspectives and common cultural identity.
Founding partners the City & County of Denver, Colorado State University, Western Stock Show Association, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and History Colorado have worked with surrounding community members, civic leaders, and nonprofits to envision a place that honors and fosters the cultural contributions of the historic Western activities on the site, and enhances the campus to a destination of inspiration and impact. The National Western Stock Show has been a global attraction on the site for more than a century, and the expanded facilities will prepare for the next 100 years of the signature Denver event, and bring diverse programming in water, health, environment, and energy to the site year round.
Join the journey to turn the National Western Center vision into a reality, and discover the West – a place where heritage meets horizon!
The Safety and Industrial Hygiene Administrator, will have safety oversight for large capital improvement construction projects insured under the City’s Rolling Owner Controlled Insurance Program (ROCIP), starting with the National Western Center. Responsibilities include reviewing contractor safety plans, coordination of contractor drug testing and safety orientation, site safety audits, review and approval of Contractor Safety Representative qualifications, accident investigations, and training.
Additionally, as a Safety and Industrial Hygiene Administrator, you can expect too:
Identify potential hazards and hazardous conditions within a construction environment affecting employees, contractors, the public, and the environment to determine specific causes and effects and to develop and implement control measures to minimize injuries.
Develop plans, and conducts accident prevention and safety training targeted to specific construction hazards and encourages program effectiveness through contractor participation.
Conduct Accident investigations for construction site incidents to determine causal factors and recommend preventive action.
Implement and interprets Executive Orders, ROCIP Safety Manual, OSHA guidelines, and other governance mandating accident prevention and safety programs for city employees and contractors including fire safety, drug and alcohol testing, personal protective equipment, accident and injury investigation, heavy equipment usage, and hazardous materials compliance.
We are looking for a collaborative and optimistic individual who enjoys building relationships and working with all levels of an organization to join our team. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills, strong leadership qualities, the ability to influence others, and communicate effectively with employees, peers and leadership. In addition our ideal candidate will have the following:
Bachelors or Masters in Industrial or Environmental Health and Safety
Certified Safety Professional
OSHA 500 construction safety training certification
5 years of experience in employee health and safety
5 years or more experience in construction safety
Experience in industrial hygiene and ergonomics
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial or Environmental Health and Safety, a physical science, or a related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of professional level experience developing and implementing occupational safety and health policies and procedures, applying technological and scientific methods to reducing worker exposure to hazardous conditions and environments, and performing accident investigations.
Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. Please highlight the following:
1. Experience with construction site safety
2. Experience with a Wrap-Up or Controlled Insurance Program (ROCIP, OCIP, CCIP)
About City & County of Denver
The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks
For more information about our hiring process including ADA resources, assessments and testing, pre-employment, and onboarding, visit https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-human-resources/selection-process.html