Report on Occupational Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator

Occupational Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator


The City of La Crosse is accepting applications for a full-time Occupational Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator in the Fire department. The purpose of this position is to coordinate and supervise city-wide occupational safety and loss prevention programs; develop and maintain required safety policies; develop, schedule and conduct essential safety training programs; assure compliance of City safety policies and programs with all current federal, state and City laws, regulations, policies and procedures; and generally provide and promote a safe working environment for City employees and members of the public affected by City work activities. The position is also responsible for the coordination of Emergency Management planning, training, grants, and compliance as directed by the Assistant Chief and Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director. Work would include support of emergency management duties as specified in Chapter 323 of Wisconsin Statute and similar City of La Crosse municipal code.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Occupational Safety, Industrial Safety Engineering, or Occupational Health Loss Control or related field is required. Two years of full-time and related work experience is required. Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Starting annual salary for this exempt position ranges from $56,062.36 to $64,206.72 (80 hours bi-weekly). 

The City of La Crosse offers a comprehensive benefit package to include health insurance, pension, deferred compensation, Roth IRA, voluntary dental and vision plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, life and income continuation insurance. Selected candidate is subject to background check and post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. Applications must be received by February 14, 2020. To be considered, please submit a City of La Crosse Employment Application to:

City of La Crosse Human Resources Department

400 La Crosse Street

La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 789-7595

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