Safety, Security & Training Coordinator

City of Scottsdale | Scottsdale, AZ

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Posted Date 1/07/2021

Security, Safety & Training Coordinator
SALARY: $57,865.60 - $84,115.20 Annually

STATUS: Full-Time Regular
FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.
OPENING DATE: 01/06/21
CLOSING DATE: 01/19/21 11:59 PM


Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.  Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process, and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.  
About The Position
This position develops safety programs, specific training to address unique Scottsdale facility requirements and manages the safety program for the Water Resources Division. Oversees the installation testing and maintenance of all security equipment required for the hardening and protection of  water and wastewater facilities citywide.
Selection Process:
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in the selection process, to include a panel interview. 

Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:
  • Drug Screen
  • 39 Month Motor Vehicle Driving Record Check
  • Fingerprinting
  • Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years

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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.



Education and Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in Training, Public Administration, Occupational Health or related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Five years of experience in safety, training and security program development.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Licensing and Other Requirements
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/service assignment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge Of:
  • Contract management and review skills essential for prudent management of public funds that support the safety of the public water supply.
  • Experience with managing and forecasting budgets.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) standards.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertaining to the Clean Air Act and the use of gaseous chlorine on City of Scottsdale treatment and production sites.
  • Training Management and training delivery
  • Risk Management
  • Homeland Security protocols
  • Software programs, essential to perform daily activities
  • Technical and operating methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in design, installation, repair, testing, and maintenance of security systems
  • Development of policies, procedures, training guides, public education programs and materials
  • Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies.


  • Maintains Federally mandated documentation on all training and programs which include OSHA annual employee training requirements on Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Hazardous Material Handling, Hearing Conservation, Personal Protective Equipment, Electrical Hazard Protection and Process Safety Management/site risk management plans (EPA).
  • Conducts training needs analysis with focus on operational procedures, safety and security.
  • Develops and conducts safety training programs and manages the safety program to ensure compliance with OSHA requirements, facilitates employee safety committee meetings and safety circle training.
  • Develops security training programs, in conjunction with the City of Scottsdale Fire Department's Emergency Management Services, Scottsdale Police's Homeland Security Division that satisfy the security training demands for employee and department awareness against potential criminal actions or terrorist acts.
  • Coordinates with the Emergency Management Services (EMS) to conduct the appropriate National Incident Management System (NIMS) training required by federal law for employees and key leadership team members.
  • Coordinates with Homeland Security and Emergency Management Services and, other law enforcement agencies and along with engineering experts to develop security monitoring equipment is part of all design plans for new and upgrade building of facilities; oversees the installation and testing of all security equipment required for water and wastewater facilities citywide.
  • Investigates all industrial and vehicular accidents and makes recommendations for process improvements to the Administrator and Director.
  • Manages the safety and security orientation process for new employees to ensure performance objectives are met during the initial 180 days of employment.


  • Performs job function in a variety of environments ranging from office to plants and treatment facilities and exposure to common Arizona Climate patterns.
  • Must use proper personal protective equipment as required by law, to include hard hat, hearing protection, steel toe boots.
  • Sits approximately 50% of the normal work day, walks approximately 40%, stands 10%, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Travel to/from meetings and various locations.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation.  Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


Security, Safety & Training Coordinator Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you have a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date?
* 2. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Training, Public Administration or Occupational Health or a related field from an accredited educational institution? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this education in the "Education" section of your application.
* 3. Do you have at least 5 years of experience in safety, training, and security program development? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this experience in the "Work Experience" section of your application.
* 4. If you do not have a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study, do you have a combination of education and work experience equivalent to at least 9 years? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this information in the relevant "Education" and/or "Work Experience" sections of your application.
* 5. Describe your safety, training and security experience in a Municipal environment or in a water or wastewater environment. NOTE: If you don't have this experience, write "None."

* 6. Please describe your experience with State and Federal regulatory agencies, including the EPA, OSHA, ADOSH, ADOT, etc., as it relates to public water or wastewater facilities and systems. NOTE: If you don't have this experience, write "None."

* Required Question
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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