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Saint Louis Zoo Safety & Risk Management Coordinator in Saint Louis, Missouri

Safety & Risk Management Coordinator

Responsibilities:The Safety & Risk Management Coordinator will work with the Director of Safety & Risk Management to effectively promote and maintain a Zoo-wide culture of safety by working closely with all Zoo departments. The Coordinator will help support the effective implementation, tracking, and maintenance of safety programs that assist the Zoo in being compliant with all applicable health and safety related regulations or standards, and manage applicable documentation. Conduct and/or participate in periodic safety inspections to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Proactively address non-compliant situations by collaboratively working with department leaders and staff to develop a timely solution. Assist with accident investigations to identify root cause and generate recommendations to reduce or eliminate hazards and perform follow-up inspections to verify effectiveness/resolution. Assist with management and oversight of the PPE (personal protective equipment) program. Help develop health and safety-related training materials, conduct the training or facilitate Manager/Supervisor conducted training; manage recordkeeping. Assist with leading safety meetings for various departments. Assist with annual written policy and program updates, and all applicable annual training with those updates. Assist with the review of all workers’ compensation claims, including investigation, reporting, and claims management.Assist with environmental health program management, including hazardous waste, human biohazard waste, sharps waste, indoor air quality concerns, hazardous material testing, and any applicable training relating to environmental health. Assist the Director of Safety & Risk Management by serving as a secondary point of contact for the St. Louis Children’s Hospital First Aid Station. Other duties include meeting minutes, recordkeeping, document creation, including PowerPoint, excel, and other training items, managing data entry, training records, and answering phones. Must be able to handle sensitive and HIPAA information confidentially and with integrity. All other duties and projects as assigned. Position reports to the Director of Safety & Risk Management.

Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in Environmental & Occupational Health and Safety, public health, or applicable field of study. Experience in safety and risk management or public health preferred. Experience with project planning is a plus. Must be proficient in MS Office, including Microsoft Teams and/or Zoom. Must have exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability manage a varied number of tasks and projects at one time. May require some evening, weekend and holiday hours. Must be able to work collaboratively and productively with many different departments, and have attention for detail. Must have ability to interact with guests in a positive manner. Must have the physical ability to stand for long periods of time and be able to walk Zoo grounds (100+ acres) in all types of weather; must have ability to visit and walk the Forest Park campus (main Zoo campus), WildCare Park (North County), and Saint Louis Zoo Sears Lehmann, Jr. Wildlife Reserve (Franklin County). Must possess a valid state driver’s license. All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.