2022-11-15 2022-12-20

Safety Program Manager

California Water Service
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85306
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85306
  • Organization Website

Safety Program Manager

California Water Service

California Water Service

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Safety & Emergency Preparedness Officer, the Safety Program Manager is responsible for promoting all aspects of safe practices, office and field. Provides training in accordance with IIPP and Cal OSHA title 8 for the Company throughout California. In addition, the Safety Program Manager is responsible for safe practices, office and field, in accordance with Federal OSHA standards. This position is located at Customer Support Services in San Jose, California.

  • Supervises staff, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance reviews, overseeing training and development, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations
  • Ensures the effectiveness of the district/department safety committees and serves as an ad-hoc member of all such committees
  • Oversees safety education and training for all employees
  • Maintains all record-keeping for safety training and safety programs
  • Coordinates collection and analysis of data and reports necessary for meeting internal and State/Federal requirements
  • Administers and maintains mandated employee health and safety programs, including but not limited to ergonomic evaluations, Respirator and Hearing Conservation, and CPR standards for employees
  • Develops new programs, as needed, to meet new or future regulations related to employee health and safety
  • Maintains and applies knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industry processes
  • Recommends process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
  • Evaluates hazardous conditions and practices and develops hazard control practices and programs
  • Reports or reviews findings from accident investigations and facilities inspections
  • Reviews employee safety programs to determine adequacy and recommends and implements changes to processes and procedures as required by internal or external agencies
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents
  • Assists management in understanding OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handling compliance, inspections, and citations
  • Collaborates with trade and professional organizations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety areas that affect the Company's business
  • Assesses new developments in the health and safety field that may have application to the Company's operations
  • Establishes target area and long-range accident prevention and cost-control objectives
  • Remains apprised of developments in federal and state safety laws likely to affect the Company
  • Acts as ranking Company representative in dealing with government agencies on safety and health matters affecting the Company
  • Prepares Unsafe Condition reports and ensures that corrective action is taken in a timely manner
  • Responds to all CAL-OSHA citations, conferences, appeals, abatement activities, penalties, and completes required paperwork
  • Participates in and supports the Company's Continuous Improvement programs and projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attends meetings and training as directed by California Water Service


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, and/or equivalent experience
  • Five years of increasingly responsible management experience
  • Five years of professional safety experience in the utility industry or equivalent training and experience
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Safety Trainer Specialist Certification through the NASP must be acquired within one year of hire
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid California Driver License and insurable under our plan

Salary Range: $87,200 - $159,300

Deadline to submit resume is Tuesday, November 29, 2023.

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

To apply, please visit: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CWSG/job/San-Jose-CA/Safety-Program-Manager_R1410

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