City of Detroit Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (TO ESTABLISH A LIST) in Detroit, Michigan

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (TO ESTABLISH A LIST)


$52,924.00 - $95,039.00 Annually


MI 48226, MI

Job Type

Certified-Regular Civil Service


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Conduct safety inspections and identify violations on all DWSD properties and facilities. Serve as safety expert and liaison for DWSD in interactions with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Investigate and submit written reports on incidents involving environmental health and safety matters. Respond to emergencies involving hazardous incidents to aid in remediation efforts. Assist in the coordination of abatement action programs. Maintain up-to-date emergency response plans and procedures. Develop and implement strategies to keep employees and the general public safe. Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with environmental health and safety standards and best management practices. Provide interpretations of rules and regulations pertaining to environmental health and safety to staff. Develop and conduct safety training classes.

Examples of Duties

Compiling statistics, preparing reports and maintaining records of safety violations, OSHA/MIOSHA logs, workers' compensation cases and other documents. Ensure contractors working on DWSD property are in compliance DWSD safety policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree or equivalent coursework; with specialization in environmental or occupational health and safety or a related discipline.

A minimum of five (5) years of experience in assisting with planning and conducting successful safety programs covering a wide variety of occupations and exposures to hazardous work environments.

City Employees Benefits Summary


The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:


Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment.


Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.


Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.

Life Insurance

Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.

Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)

The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.



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Sick Leave

City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.

Other Leave Policies

The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,


City Employees Retirement System

As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after:

• Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or - At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age.

Advancement Opportunities

Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions.

Have a successful career with the City of

Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit.