Safety and Industrial Hygiene Professional II – Parks & Recreation



·         Safety and Industrial Hygiene Professional II – Parks & Recreation

About Our Job

City employees must apply using their Workday Profile or their application will not be considered. This position closes March 17 at midnight so apply as soon as possible to be considered. Denver’s Parks and Recreation Department boasts one of the most expansive and diverse park systems in the Rocky Mountain West offering:  more than 350 urban parks and parkways, 7 golf courses, one of the largest skate parks in the region, 14,000 acres of mountain parks, the Buffalo Bill Museum and bison herd, and a Ropes Challenge Course.  We also provide and manage 30 recreation centers with 14 indoor and 16 outdoor pools that offer hundreds of affordable programs throughout the year to our community. The ability to maintain and provide exceptional services to our community is made possible by the diligent oversight and care of the Parks & Recreation Safety Division.

The Parks & Recreation Safety Team continues to grow in support of the multitude of projects, worksites, and operations. We are looking to add a new Safety & Industrial Hygiene Professional II to the team. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the faithful execution of occupational safety and health standards regarding the specialized work performed by our department workers. They will develop and implement occupational safety and health policies and procedures for the department in accordance with the City’s voluntary compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and Executive Order 65 (Operational Safety and Health Program).

Additionally, the Safety & Industrial Hygiene Professional II will:

    • Conduct regular site visits and perform industrial hygiene monitoring to determine types and levels of potential hazardous materials and noise that employees could be exposed to during operations; produce reports and recommendations based on findings
    • Produce and review jobsite and facility reports to ensure that working conditions and methods used by employees and contract personnel are in compliance with occupational safety and health standards
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures for occupational safety & health programs such as: Hazardous Materials, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Indoor Air Quality, Personal Protection Equipment, and Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Work independently and in conjunction with other Safety Division personnel to develop long-range and short-term planning initiatives related to occupational safety and industrial hygiene programs
    • Other team duties as assigned

While the full pay range for this classification is $62,465 to $99,944, our expected hiring rate will bet $68,000-$78,000 depending of experience and qualifications.

About You

A successful Safety & Industrial Hygiene Professional II will be keen on developing and faithfully executing safety policies and procedures for their assigned areas. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, a self-starter, and comfortable using a variety of data analysis and reporting software including Excel and Share Point. The ideal candidate must also be attuned at identifying process improvement opportunities, producing clear and evidence-based policy/procedure change recommendations, and developing comprehensive training programs to educate workers on policy/procedure changes.

In addition, our ideal candidate will have:

    • At least three years of professional experience in safety and health program administration, preferably in the Utilities, Manufacturing, Agricultural/Horticultural or Forestry area
    • Practical knowledge and experience with OSHA, NFPA, DOT, MUTCD, or other safety standards
    • Previous soil and material testing experience strongly preferred
    • Experience in facilitating large class (25-100 attendees) safety training or mentorship
    • Professional Certification (CIH desired)

We realize that your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you possess the following minimum requirements:

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health and Safety, a physical science, or a related field
    • Experience: Three (3) years of professional level occupational safety and health experience implementing and evaluating programs for compliance, accident prevention, employee involvement, and cost savings
    • Licensure/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application.
    • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
    • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CA0997 Safety and Industrial Hygiene Professional II

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Position Type


Pay Range

Pay Range $62,465.00 – $99,944.00


Parks and Recreation

Assessment Requirement

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