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Officer, Safety

Location: Charleston, WV
Job ID: 58065
Facility: Charleston Job Corps Center

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SALARY: $21.00

Charleston, WV

What you will be doing
This is a non-exempt position that will report to the safety & security manager. Responsible for the management of the center safety program, security and fire protection, tort claims and significant incidents, in compliance with federal, state and local regulations and government and management directives.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, associate’s degree preferred, three years experience in safety or related field. Knowledge of building security systems, maintenance, emergency evacuation, building codes and OSHA certification preferred. 
  • Familiar with standard safety concepts, practices, and procedures required.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist the safety & security manager in developing new and revised policies and procedures affecting safety and security; coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with overall center objectives relating to the safety and security program.
  • Serve as liaison between center and immediate community in safety matters; assist in developing and maintaining the center’s master safety plan to include risk assessment, safety and emergency disaster plans.
  • Develop and implement orientation and in-service training programs for staff and students to ensure that safety policies are followed; conduct monthly safety committee meeting, and all staff training.
  • Ensure fire extinguishers are available in required locations and in working condition at all times.
  • Provide fire and safety procedures and literature to staff and students; conduct training for staff on OSHA standards.
  • Provide records and reports of departmental activities upon request by management, insurance underwriters, DOL, and other government agencies.
  • Coordinate with other center staff concerning safety matters and conduct safety related investigations; conduct preventive fire and safety inspections of facilities to identify potential hazards; initiate corrective actions; work with the human resources specialists and trainer to create an effective worker’s compensation and safety awareness program.
  • Act as liaison to federal, state and local safety and fire officials as well as local industrial safety managers.
  • Assist in the development of community linkages in the areas of safety.
  • Oversee and represent the center at quarterly environmental inspections.
  • Coordinate fire drills and serve as liaison to the area fire departments.
  • Provide safety tools to departments as needed; inspect classrooms, offices, dorms, cafeteria and other center buildings.
  • Communicate closely with transportation coordinator, food services manager and facilities maintenance staff on issues of safety.

What is Job Corps?
Job Corps is a federally funded comprehensive program that provides essential academic and career skills training to eligible students designed to prepare them for success in every aspect of their lives. Charleston Job Corps is located in Charleston, WV and is managed by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), a privately held company that successfully operates Job Corps, Corrections, Medical and Economic/Social Development contracts.

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Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

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