Facility Safety and Risk Manager

PAY STATUS:                                                                          DEPARTMENT:

Exempt and Salaried                                                                  Administration



Responsible for the effective, efficient operation and maintenance operations for City facilities, overall safety operations and risk management activities.



The following duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.



  • Responsible for directing and managing maintenance of all physical facilities and properties; includes daily physical repair, maintenance and operational needs of all support and administrative functions related to facilities
    • Plans for the future needs of facilities, including long-term needs and repairs, modification and construction. Manages renovations, maintenance, repairs and construction of City-owned
      • Coordinates, inspect and supervises a wide range of facility maintenance and improvement projects. Determines the need for, then selects, schedules and oversees the work of outside
    • Manages contracts and resulting warranties and ensures compliance with City purchasing policies and
      • Coordinate and contract for services as needed including negotiations, bidding, and contract preparation and administration and delegate as
    • Evaluates and makes recommendations for contractual and non-contractual services necessary for maintenance related
      • Serve as ADA
      • Responsible for monitoring and planning office and facility space usage, including ergonomics of the office
        • Coordinates with utility companies to ensure energy efficiencies and rebates. Reviews, investigates and analyzes Government Buildings operations to assure efficiency and
      • Ensure safety and security of facilities, including safety and security systems, fire alarms and fire suppression systems, and elevator operation and



  • Responsible for planning, developing and administering all safety programs, safety training and safety initiatives to ensure a safe, healthy, work environment for City
    • Lead safety improvements ensuring that all Department Heads are pursuing relentless improvement in safety performance and that the City is continuously measuring and improving its safety
  • Recommends procurement, use and installation of safety or hazard control equipment, and updates of policies and procedures as
    • Lead City-wide safety efforts across departments, including the Safety
    • Work with Department Heads on developing training requirements and



  • Develop, present and coordinate safety-training activities and training programs for all City Departments. Training will include CPR, Flagger Certification,
  • Monitors safety and first aid equipment and supplies, such as AEDs, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, etc., to ensure they are functional and ready for use when needed. Responsible for purchasing new equipment and supplies for outdated
  • Monitor and respond to behavior issues, safety and customer concerns in accordance with standards of

procedures. Enforce established rules and regulations.

  • Conduct safety inspections of work
  • Complete injury and accident
  • Implement best practices in accordance with OSHA
  • Maintain any and all MSDS sheets
  • Represent the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs including Colorado
    • Coordinates with utility companies to ensure energy efficiencies and rebates. Reviews, investigates and analyzes Government Buildings operations to assure efficiency and


Risk Management

  • Proactively identify risk exposures and potential hazards within our facilities and work sites. Develops action plans to eliminate and/or reduce risk
  • Identify and anticipate safety concerns and hazards by ensuring the timely investigation of all accidents. Review written reports and recommends preventative or corrective measures to reduce and eliminate accident reoccurrence.
  • Inspect buildings, facilities, job sites, equipment and structures for existing or potential hazards; recommend corrective
    • Ensure compliance with environmental requirements and
    • Report and handle all property and casualty
    • Oversee City’s Emergency Action Plan
    • In collaboration with other Department Heads, complete risk analysis for City activities and events including but not limited to Trapper Days and Fourth of July
    • Serve as Emergency Coordinator for City-wide events and



  • Oversee management of City’s fleet of
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs, policies and
  • Prepare, submit and make recommendations to the City Administrator and City Council regarding the annual fiscal year operating budget of the department and Six Year Capital Improvements
  • Attend City Council workshops and meetings as directed by the City Administrator and/or appropriate committees to present budgets, programs, services and facilities activity reports, studies, analyses, and plans for present and future activities; maintains records, files and
  • Monitor and evaluate the quantity and quality of work performed, and holds staff accountable for their
  • Ensure compliance with all City and departmental values, policies, procedures and philosophies and Federal, State and local laws and industry



  • Respond to complaints and mediates discussions between the public, other City employees, and staff as necessary.
  • May be required to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or in emergency
    • Monitor, control and review budgets; request adjustments as needed; and analyze expenditures items for purchasing authority and for conformity with department



  • Extensive knowledge of best practices with building maintenance and
  • Knowledge of management principles and leadership methods and the ability to instill the focus on teamwork in the performance of duties to team
    • Basic ability to operate computers and understand general computer programs. In addition the ability to operate office equipment such as copy machines, fax machines,
  • Ability to manage a diverse group of employees; quantify and evaluate their performance and implement actions designed to facilitate effective performance by the work
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written
  • Ability to identify and implement risk management
  • Ability to coordinate activities with other agencies, organizations, and


  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, health, industrial hygiene, or related field and at least ten years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and



  • Five to eight (5 to 8) years of increasingly responsible experience in Facilities Maintenance with at least two (4) years in a supervisory
  • Two to five years safety and risk management
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to provide for the required knowledge, skills and



  • Associate Safety professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Utility Safety Administrator Certification (CUSA) designation
  • CPR, First Aid and AED Certificates or attainable within 180 days of
  • Valid Class R Driver’s License at the time of
  • ADA Coordinator Certification



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed, and are in no way construed or perceived to be exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of   duties does



not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; required to stand and walk; use hands, fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools and controls; required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, sit, stand on a ladder; pinch or grip objects; talk and hear. Also, have the ability to operate a vehicle. The employee must regularly carry, pull, push or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally carry, pull, push or lift up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required include close and distance vision acuity, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust his or her focus, allowing a broad field of vision. It is essential that the employee be physically able to operate a variety of computer, associated software and office equipment, personal computer, first aid equipment and other equipment as assigned.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions, hot and/or cold conditions, or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat and vibration.



The City of Fort Lupton maintains a drug free workplace, including marijuana. As a condition of employment, applicants selected for employment with the City of Fort Lupton may be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing and background check. Candidates whom are hired are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing. Some departments are also subject to random drug testing.


Employment references may be conducted on finalist for the City of Fort Lupton vacancies.


The maintenance of a valid license and a good driving record is required if the job duties require the operation of City vehicles or equipment or who must travel by motor vehicle in the course of City business. Applicants may be required to furnish copies of Motor Vehicle Records (less than 30 days old) when applying for positions that require a valid driver’s license.


The City of Fort Lupton is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.