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Employee Fleet & Safety Coordinator job in Oakland

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Job Ref:  Position #13-SC240-08
Organization:  City of Oakland
Job Category:  Fleet Services
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Oakland
Post Code:  94621
Salary and Benefits:  $6,577.43 - $8,076.03 Monthly

THE POSITION:  The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Employee Fleet & Safety Coordinator (Selective Certification- Fleet Safety Compliance) vacancy in the Public Works Agency.

CLOSING DATE: 09/20/13 11:59 PM

General Position:  Under general direction, develops and implements a comprehensive employee and fleet safety program to include safety, accident prevention, loss control, regulatory compliance, accident investigation, safety training, equipment training, development of safety and training materials and programs, procedures analysis, trend analysis and equipment modification studies; supervises assigned staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

Selective Certification:  The current vacancy is located in the Public Works Agency. This position is responsible ensuring that the Public Works Agency remains in compliance with all applicable State and Federal mandated commercial motor vehicle regulations. The incumbent will provide trainings and presentations to staff in City departments and loss control agencies on a wide range of safety, health and wellness topics. The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of the principles of accident prevention, risk management, loss control, fleet safety and industrial hygiene.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used only to fill positions selectively certified for Fleet Safety Compliance.


Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.

For General Employee Fleet & Safety Coordinator Positions:

Experience:  Four years of professional experience in occupational safety and health. Demonstrated, active participation in safety-related trade organizations is highly desirable.

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, occupational health, occupational safety, or a related field.

License:  Incumbent is this position is expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of assigned duties. Due to assignments and hours worked, public transportation may not be an efficient method for traveling to required locations. Individuals appointed will be required to maintain a valid California Driver’s License while employed.

Possession of a Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist designation is desirable.

In addition to the requirements for general positions, selectively certified Employee Fleet & Safety Coordinator (Selective Certification- Fleet Safety Compliance) positions require:

Experience:  Two years of experience in planning, implementing and evaluating programs and making recommendations related to transportation and commercial driving, equipment management, driver safety, accident prevention and training


Two years of experience in programs related to fleet management and employee safety and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. Fleet industry certifications such as Certified Automotive Fleet Supervisor, Certified Automotive Fleet Manager, or Certified Public Fleet Professional, or North American Standard Level I and/or Level V Certified Inspectors may substitute for one year of experience.

License: Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License is desirable.

For a full description of the position including the selection process, supplemental questions and application instructions please visit our Employment Opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm

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