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SAFETY WELLNESS WC COORDINATOR
Human Resources, FT Employee
Diocese of Green Bay (Green Bay, WI)
Position Title: Safety/Wellness/WC Coordinator Status: Exempt
Department: Human Resources Rank: ______________
Supervisor’s Title: Director, Human Resources Approval Date: June, 2012
Job Summary: Formulates, develops, and coordinates safety and loss control functions as well as coordination of wellness efforts of the Diocese of Green Bay including all parishes and schools. Designs and directs a program to reduce accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards through safety-training of supervisors and managers, planned inspections, skill training, first-aid care, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, new employee indoctrination, physical protection, planned job observation, rules and practices, job analysis/procedures, disposal procedures, and protective equipment. Also, maintains compliance with governmental regulatory agencies and is responsible for identifying causes of past accidents to prevent re-occurrence.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
K : Knowledge
Four year degree
3 – 5 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management, Applied or Basic Science or a related field.
S : Skills
Excellent planning, organizing and project management skills
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Strong “customer”, quality and results orientation
Valid driver’s license required (approximately 40% – 50% travel throughout the 16 counties of the Diocese of Green Bay)
A : Abilities
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and utilize sound judgment
Ability to achieve results in an ethical, professional manner
Ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels and across diverse cultures
Ability to be an effective team member
Ability to effectively manage projects and meet deadlines
Eligible to be certified in: Certified Safety Profession (CSP) by Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Typical Essential Functions include but are not limited to the following:
“Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”
Workers’ Compensation claim management including:
o Claim investigation
o Extraordinary issues of “how to get it done”
o Safety inspections
o Accident investigations
o Research and development of training programs
o One-on-one contact with all parishes and schools
Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local
legislation and codes governing environmental health and safety.
Develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines.
Interfaces with regulatory agencies, M3 and Workers Compensation carrier along with parishes and schools to formulate corrective actions.
Designs training for all levels of employees at the diocesan campus as well as all other parish and school locations
Ensures personnel training and corrective action follow-up is completed.
Assesses risk potential at all facilities
Develops and implements accident investigation, data analysis, and
recurrence prevention programs and procedures.
Conducts on-site reviews and audits of all facilities.
Directs general safety programs to ensure a safe environment and comply with safety
Investigates and evaluates new safety equipment for appropriateness.
Responds and provides assistance to all emergency situations.
Attends conferences, meetings and workshops to keep up-to-date on new safety methods and procedures to applicable codes and regulations or to maintain required level of certification.
All other duties as assigned.
Develop, implement and administer health and safety programs that drive continuous improvement and are consistent with diocesan values.
Working with health care professionals, diocesan entities and employees develop light duty work programs to help employees get back into the workplace after injuries or illnesses
Develop strategic plans, goals and measureable objectives for health promotion programs and services
Teach and train the benefits of ergonomics
Nature of Supervision Received:
Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources where objectives are identified but employee judgment is often exercised in meeting those objectives. Position requires the ability to work independently, to accomplish specific tasks assigned and to meet various deadlines.
Judgment Exercised/Decisions Made:
Decisions can be routine in nature with deviations and or individual judgments occurring during projects, troubleshooting and other projects related to job. Position recommends procedural improvements for performing duties in the most efficient and effective manner. Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
Responsible for effective use of time and budgeted resources.
Position requires the ability to react to fast-paced demands by parishes, schools, and other employees located on the diocesan campus; verbally converse with other individuals, move and lift objects up to 50 pounds. Requires moderate to high amounts of time sitting. Requires use of office equipment including telephone, personal computer, calculator, copy and fax machine.
Typical Working Conditions:
Work is performed both in the office and while visiting other diocesan facilities. (400)