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Safety Officer in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description


Title: Safety Officer

Job Category: Corporate / Support Center

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Safety Officer.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Safety Officer you will: 

  • Maintains effective public contact and communication.
  • Oversees annual Center fire inspection with local Fire Marshall, and annual inspection of fire safety equipment.
  • Conducts and participates in weekly and quarterly environmental safety inspections.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations and health and safety practices.
  • Ensures compliance with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, ResCare and Center policies and procedures.
  • Investigates safety incidents on Center and provides clear and accurate reports.
  • Inspects the safety of work base sites
  • Conducts in-service training for Center staff and subordinates in all aspects of Center safety and security.
  • Oversees the Safety Cadre Program and oversees the fire safety program and facilitates monthly safety committee meetings.
  • Monitors and inspects Center equipment and material.
  • Enforces all procedures regarding property/equipment.
  • Other duties assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety or related field. Combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree on a year-for-year basis.
  • Two years related experience.
  • CPR/First Aid 

Additional Information

• Occupational Safety and Health for Other Federal Agencies with expanded segment on accident/incident investigation (OSHA 600) • Fire Protection and Life Safety Course • Machine Guarding Course • Basic Electrical Course • Construction Standards Course • General Industry Standards Course • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene• Principles of Scaffolding - 20 hours for safety officers • Hazard Communication• Lockout/Tagout • Occupational Noise/Hearing Conservation • Confined Space Entry


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

P.O. BOX 218 ROUTE 487 NORTH , LOPEZ, PA 18628 USA 


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