SECURITY/SAFETY OFFICER


Thompson Public Schools
North Grosvenordale, Connecticut

Job Details
Job ID: 3304933 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: June 2, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will be on a constant lookout for violations. . Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies. The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Thompson Public Schools!

•The Thompson Public Schools are committed to excellence throughout the school community. In a positive and caring environment, students will master life long learning skills to achieve individual maximum potential. Students will participate in a challenging curriculum that encourages creative and critical thinking. In partnership with community and family, we will foster the values of integrity and respect in a diverse and changing society.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Thompson Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Responsibilities Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures Review existing policies and measures and update according to policy Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment) Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management De-escalate situations using sound practices Skills Proven experience as safety officer Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices Experience in writing reports and investigations Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety practices Outstanding organizational skills Diligent with great attention to detail Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics Current Connecticut Security Guard certification ( required ) Knowledge of educational environment helpful Sound judgement ability to think quickly and clearly
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Danielle Pederson, HR
    785 Riverside Drive
    North Grosvenordale, Connecticut 06255
    Phone: 860-923-9581
    Fax: 860-923-9638
    Email: dpederson@thompsonpublicschools.org