Southwest Key Programs Inc.

Bilingual Safety Coordinator

US-TX-Austin
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-7717
# Positions
1

Job Summary:

The Bilingual Safety Coordinator is responsible for managing the workers compensation program including incident and accident investigation and claims management, motor vehicle driver and fleet safety, OSHA compliance, and general safety.

 

This position will be responsible for traveling 50% of the time and is located in Austin, TX.

Essential Functions:

  • Administer the workers compensation program by reporting all work-related incidents and claims in a timely manner, as required, coordinating all claims between Southwest Key representatives and its carrier and broker, and ensuring claims are handled and closed appropriately.
  • Provide support to supervisors and employees after a work-related incident or accident by investigating or assisting in the investigation of employee incidents and accidents, ensuring that employees receive medical attention when needed, assisting with the accommodation process, and coordinating the return to work process.
  • Assist in implementing a safer work environment by identifying appropriate trainings for staff, preparing safety trainings, providing approved safety trainings to staff, conducting facility and vehicles assessments and audits, offering recommendation and creating appropriate mechanisms to improve safety, and providing leadership to the safety committee. •Manage Southwest Key’s fleet and safe driver programs by taking steps to ensure compliance with Southwest Key’s policies such as ensuring that employees who drive on behalf of the organization meet the minimum standard required to be an approved driver, confirming that employees receive safe driver training as needed, verifying that motor vehicle reports are reviewed in accordance with Southwest Key policy, and collaborating with other staff to make sure any required vehicle repairs are completed.
  • Ensure organizational compliance to required and recommended state and federal standards.
  • Maintain relevant records and ongoing communication in accordance with Southwest Key policy and procedures.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A combination of one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years of safety related experience.
    • Associate’s degree with three (3) years of safety related experience.
    • High school diploma or equivalent with five (5) years of safety related experience.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and good communication skills.
  • Self-starter, Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Previous training experience

Preferred:

  • Previous workers compensation experience and/or relevant certification.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station, reach with hands and arms and utilize other equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and frequent walking, standing and climbing of stairs or ladders in all weather conditions.

Work Environment:

General office environment with moderate noise. This position is sometimes sedentary and involves sitting a great deal of the time, but will also involve long periods of walking, standing, or climbing during site visits, inspections, and training. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. As well as outdoor monitoring of facilities in all types of weather. Appropriate attire for indoor and outdoor duties required. Frequent overnight travel (minimum of 50%) both in state and out of state.

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