CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ADMINISTRATOR 1

Announce / Closing Date:
July 18, 2005 / July 29, 2005
Salary Range:
$45,793 - $58,864 per year
(New employees will be appointed at the minimum salary)

APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: $35

Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $35.00. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia".

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND PROCESSING FEE PAYMENT:

Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $35.00. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia."
Applications are available on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 15th & J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

When applying by U.S. Mail, payment should be enclosed with the application and sent to:
Employment Application
City of Philadelphia Personnel Department
Customer Service Division
1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard - Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1680

To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia. The application fee will be required at the time of application.

This application fee may be waived for individuals who demonstrate an inability to pay because of certain types of financial need.
More information about the application fee may be viewed at http://www.phila.gov/personnel/ or at the Employment Application Center in the concourse of the Municipal Services Building.

For more information regarding the application process, please refer to the various FAQ sections on our website (www.phila.gov/personnel/).
There are also drop boxes for applications located on the 16th floor and the lobby of the Municipal Services Building.

NOTE:
IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW, THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HIRES ONLY THOSE PERSONS WHO CAN VERIFY IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY TO WORK.

DUTIES:

This is administrative safety work developing, modifying and implementing an occupational safety program for a City department or providing technical and consultative support to departments by analyzing and evaluating safety conditions as part of the City's centralized Risk Management Unit.

An employee in this class designs and implements occupational safety programs designed to control operational and environmental work hazards, analyzes a variety of factors that impact on employee safety, investigates for compliance to governmental and occupational safety policies and procedures, and evaluates the department's disability and worker's compensation claims. The employee may supervise others engaged in safety analysis, investigation or inspection. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative or technical superior.

For additional information regarding this class please refer to specification 2H77 available at www.phila.gov/departments/personnel.

REQUIREMENTS:

1.  EDUCATION:

Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university;

and

2.  GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Two years of experience in personnel or occupational safety administration, industrial engineering, or the investigation of compensation claims regarding work related injuries;

and

3.  SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE:

One year of experience in personnel or occupational safety administration or industrial engineering which has involved investigating, analyzing and evaluating program practices, operational or industrial processes and employee injuries as they relate to industrial safety;

or

4.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which includes the specific experience and a bachelor's degree as an educational minimum.

NOTE
Possession of an Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC) issued by the National Safety Council plus an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university can be substituted for the bachelor's degree requirement.

RESIDENCY WAIVER:
The Civil Service Commission has waived the usual requirement that candidates must be residents of the City of Philadelphia for one year prior to date of appointment. Establishment of residency will be required of each non-resident hired not later than six (6) months after completion of the probationary period.

PROJECTED EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
This examination will be held the week of August 29, 2005.

EXAMINATION:

Will be related to the duties of the position and will consist of the following:

PARTS --- WEIGHTS

Oral Test = 100%
TOTAL = 100%

U.S. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE NOTE
Ten points for veteran's preference will be added to the scores of eligible veterans who apply for open competitive tests and pass the examination (for concurrent examinations, this applies only to applicants who are not currently employed by the City in a civil service position). You must be honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces. Attach a DD214, member 4, to your application if you wish your eligibility to be reviewed. Spouses of disabled or deceased veterans may also be considered.

TEST REVIEW
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091B, candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review their test. Call 215 686 0880.

ELIGIBLE LISTS:

OPEN COMPETITIVE
Only an open competitive eligible list will be established as a result of this examination. Permanent City employees who compete will receive no promotional preference in this examination.

CLOSING DATE (Application Deadline):

Applications should either be filed in person before the close of business or postmarked prior to 12 o'clock midnight on July 29, 2005

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END OF ANNOUNCEMENT

 


2H77
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ADMINISTRATOR I


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is administrative safety work developing, modifying and implementing an occupational safety program for a City department or providing technical and consultative support to departments by analyzing and evaluating safety conditions as part of the City's centralized Risk Management Unit.

An employee in this class designs and implements occupational safety programs designed to control operational and environmental work hazards, analyzes a variety of factors that impact on employee safety, investigates for compliance to governmental and occupational safety policies and procedures, and evaluates the department's disability and worker's compensation claims. The employee may supervise others engaged in safety analysis, investigation or inspection. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative or technical superior.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be approved for this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on the training and experience requirements as approved on 5/97.)

EDUCATION:

AND

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

AND

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE:

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which includes the specific experience and a bachelor's degree as an educational minimum.

NOTE: Possession of an Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC) issued by the National Safety Council plus an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university can be substituted for the bachelor's degree requirement.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: EP21
Class Established: 3/1984

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC: 5/1997 ; Ad Board: 6/1997

AM/deb/mt


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 2H77