Hire Up is a paid work experience opportunity.

  • 6 months, with paid job readiness training
  • Includes supportive services and job placement assistance
  • Work with city agencies and nonprofit organizations


Occupational Safety Trainee

OBJECTIVE: Occupational Safety Trainee (OST) will work within the Bureau of Risk Management’s Division of Occupational Safety (DOS.) The OST will accompany the occupational safety team on site visits, trainings and assist with investigations regarding occupational safety hazards. The OST may also represent the DOS in meetings. This is a hands-on position, the candidate must be able to lift at least 25 lbs., stand for long periods of time and possess investigation and research skills. The candidate must also be able to work well in a team environment, with excellent communication skills, possess excellent time management skills and be able to work independently.

Job Duties:

· Assist with site visits

· Assist with reports and gather information for reports i.e.: OSHA regulations, state building codes

· Help to identify opportunities to minimize risk and injuries in the workplace.

· Attend safety trainings and City Learning and Development trainings to secure additional skills.

· Successfully complete training courses within 90 days, including CPR training

· Demonstrate responsible conduct and a positive manner in the work environment to ensure that the bureau is correctly and favorably presented.

· Provide general administrative services to the safety team to include filing, data entry, typing and assisting in the management of communications and paperwork, managing diaries, and assisting with appointments

· Maintain accurate records/documentation associated with your work

· Adhere to all organization policies and procedures