Safety, Wellness, and Training Coordinator

Posted: 03/31/2024

Assist with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of
occupational safety, wellness, and training programs to assure the highest possible degree
of safety, health, and training for Authority employees. This position performs work in support of the Human Resources (HR) Department.  Duties require handling information of a confidential nature relating to employees, including safety data, health benefits, and having direct interactions with employees regarding such matters. This position reports to the Administrative Services Manager.

  • Help enforce the existing Safety Program/efforts and monitor effectiveness.
  • Monitor losses of the organization.
  • Maintain all necessary records for training, inspections, audits, & reports.
  • Help with complying with any/all local, state, and federal rules & regulations.
  • Compile necessary reports on accidents, investigations, training, and other safety activities for management.
  • Write necessary safety policies & procedures.
  • Serve as a safety resource for all departments.
  • Acts as point of contact for all property/liability claims.
  • Review complaints (employee & customers) looking for means to prevent losses/accidents.
  • Maintain a library of safety training materials for reference.
  • Work with employees, department heads, and management to promote safety throughout the organization. 
  • Develop, coordinate, manage, and maintain total Wellness programming to reduce health risk, medical costs and encourage healthy lifestyles.
  • Maintain and engage a wellness advisory group for employee input.
  • Answer employee questions regarding benefits and Wellness programming.
  • Assist in drafting employee communications with respect to new benefits or Wellness programming to provide continuing education.
  • Implement Wellness related activities. Examples include health screenings, lunch and learn seminars, flu-shots, etc.
  • Keep abreast of current national wellness initiatives and activities, developing a network of resources and contacts to use as appropriate.
  • Explore ideas and opportunities to personalize the program to increase employee participation.
  • Consults with Authority managers and supervisors to assess training needs.
  • Develops, implements and delivers training programs for varying levels of employees within the Authority.
  • Develops and maintains continual education support materials to be used for reference once training has been completed.
  • Continually evaluates training progress and training procedures to monitor and analyze course effectiveness and update curriculum as needed.
  • Conduct training programs as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required/assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of human resources or related experience.
Special Qualifications:
Possession of a valid, State of Georgia driver’s license and satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices. .
  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures, with ongoing knowledge of changes to State/Federal laws concerning safety and wellness policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the operation of personal computers and software.
  • Knowledge of training and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with employees and the general public.
  • Ability to follow complex written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to understand complex documents pertaining to safety, wellness, and training matters.
  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding employee policies and employee actions needed.
The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: 
  • Fingering: picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Hearing: sufficient to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
  • Mental Acuity: sufficient to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
  • Talking: sufficient to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Visual Acuity: sufficient to observe violations of codes, to effectively operate standard office equipment; ability to read and write reports, correspondence, instructions, drawings, etc.; and to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment, by both day and night.
Work is performed in an office environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.\

To Apply: please visit the careers page at to submit an application or submit your resume directly to The Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority offers a competitive benefits package including a defined-benefit, company-funded pension plan, suite of medical and life insurance coverages, 12 paid holidays, generous PTO allotment, tuition reimbursement program, 9/80 schedule, and more.