Safety and Risk Officer with BDS

This recruitment will remain open until 75 applications have been received or until the posted closing date of 11:59 PM on Monday, July 9, 2018 (whichever comes first)

Applications received after the 75-application limit has been reached will not be included in this recruitment process.
Bring your talent and expertise to the City of Portland!
The Bureau of Development Services is actively seeking a Safety and Risk Officer I to develop and oversee the bureau's emergency preparedness and response program and risk management/safety program, including the bureau's Safety Committee and safety training.  

As a Safety and Risk Officer I, you will be responsible for researching, developing, and managing the implementation of the bureau's Emergency Response Plan, the Continuity of Operations Plan and the Safety & Loss Prevention Plan. This position is also responsible for representing the bureau at citywide and regional emergency management and loss prevention meetings and exercises; contacting management with recommendations for programs, activities and other appropriate actions; tracking activities and losses; providing education and awareness for bureau employees; purchasing related necessary materials and equipment; responding to inquiries from city, federal, regional and state offices; and providing all reports, documentation, and tracking for these programs.

The Safety and Risk Officer I is expected to carry out their responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity, while exercising sound professional judgment and problem-solving skills. FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training desirable.

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To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process. You are welcome to join us for one of these optional sessions:

June 27, 2018 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Bureau of Development Services
2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, Lincoln Conference Room

June 28, 2018 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Bureau of Development Services
1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, Conference Room 5a 

For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Joey Polanco at (503) 823-1362 or no later than 2:00 pm (PST) two business days prior to the informational session date.

Emily Sterling