Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Senior

Austin, TX

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Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities, and more. Please click here for more information on benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in a related field, plus two (2) years of human resources experience in the assigned area of specialization.
  • Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

Valid Texas Driver License.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a utility or similarly regulated organization with high-risk environments such as construction, confined spaces, excavations, heavy equipment operations, warehouses, or plants.
  • Proficiency with computers and experience using Microsoft Suite products.
  • Experience managing incident reporting and documentation for a large organization, or act as safety investigator or advisor to an operational group.
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with different levels within an organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience overseeing the investigation and documentation of safety incidents like collisions, injuries, and near misses, in a high-risk environment.
  • Experience working with safety incident data and safety metrics and KPI’s.
  • Experience conducting safety committees and delivering information and content.
  • Experience managing corrective actions and corrective action plans.

Pay Range:

$28.15 – $36.59


Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with some flexibility.

May require other hours as needed to support 24-hour utility operations.


Waller Creek Center: 625 E. 10th Street

This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation

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