safety officer resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Seeking a challenging and rewarding position utilizing my graduate degree in criminal justice and eleven years of supervisory/management work experience in the areas of safety, security, and emergency management.


Skilled communicator with over eleven years of supervisory/management work experience in the areas of safety, security, and emergency management. Versed in multiple compliance and risk areas.

  • Confident public speaker
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Staff training and development
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Regulatory experience and knowledge
  • Interviewing and investigation skills
  • Part of a team that significantly reduced our OSHA Recordable rate to under 1.3 (national average for hospitals in 2011 was 6.8).
  • Implemented successful training program to meet and exceed OSHA's HazCom 2012 training requirement for implementation of revised standard (MSDS to SDS).
  • Streamlined our virtual hazardous materials inventory to simplify compliance while renegotiating a multi-year contract with our online MSDS vendor to reduce cost by nearly 50%.
  • Certified Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor through the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI)/International Association of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Certified Instructors (IANCICI).
  • Introduced a mass notifications system via IT network to significantly increase response time to various emergencies.
  • Collaborated with hospital and county officials to institute the first County Healthcare Emergency Management Task Force in Pennsylvania, including creating one of the nations' first county-based Pandemic Flu plans.
  • Planned and implemented Incipient Fire Brigade at Latrobe Hospital to respond to and initiate fire fighting, evacuation, and communications activities.
05/2008 to 09/2013
Safety Officer Marriott International The Woodlands, TX,
  • Streamlined functions concurrent with departmental growth to become Safety Officer of record for Latrobe Hospital, a medium sized community-based hospital that features emergency, in-patient, out-patient, adolescent mental health, physical and occupational therapy, neuroscience patient services, and off-site facilities.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance (Joint Commission, Pennsylvania Department of Health, OSHA, and NFPA) regarding occupational and life/fire safety.
  • Conducted detailed incident investigations, which included policy and procedure upgrades, equipment recommendations, and/or action planning.
  • Coordinate and facilitate a system-wide program across well over 100 unique departments to maintain inventory of all products/chemicals, obtain MSDS's, and maintain MSDS online database.
  • Coordinate hazardous waste stream and related activities (i.e. training, packaging, removal).
  • Served as chair of the hospital's state certified (PA Department of Labor and Industry) Safety Committee.
  • Review accident trends and develop and recommend policies and procedures as appropriate.
02/2006 to 05/2008
Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator Dixon Valve Westmont, IL,
  • Responsibilities included Safety Officer of record for Latrobe Hospital and Emergency Management Coordinator for Frick, Latrobe, and Westmoreland hospitals (650+ beds), adult and adolescent behavioral health facilities, and off-site locations within Excela Health.
  • Execute safety duties including chair of integrated system-wide Safety Committee, life/fire safety, employee, and environmental safety, hazardous materials and waste, and accident investigations.
  • Performed Emergency Management functions involving disaster planning (mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities), Federal Grant Program administration, disaster drill coordination, and community/regional planning collaboratives.
  • Fulfilled duties of Chair of Emergency Management Committee with program oversight.
  • Emphasis on evacuation equipment and procedures, and care of special needs populations in a disaster, including patients, (adult and adolescent plus adult and adolescent behavioral health), visitors, family, employees, child care.
01/2005 to 02/2006
Safety Supervisor Rwj Barnabas Rahway, NJ,
  • At outset of creation of the Excela Health entity (merger of Frick, Latrobe, and Westmoreland Hospitals), served as safety officer and emergency management coordinator for all three facilities plus off-sites.
  • Supervised system-wide Ergonomics program, to include a start-up ergonomics committee, an ergonomics specialist (FTE), pre-purchase review of all equipment, and support / recommend corrective actions as a result of ergonomic assessments on injuries and/or work station design.
  • Served as chair of the Safety Committee at all three hospital locations. This committee served to represent each unique area within each hospital, report on regulatory compliance, raise safety concerns, and take action to mitigate issues.
01/2004 to 01/2005
Safety & Security Project Coordinator Ross Stores, Inc Carlisle, PA,
  • Held contract position at Latrobe Hospital prior to creation of Excela Health entity, including Security Shift Supervisor responsibilities, and was promoted to Safety & Security Project Coordinator.
  • Responded to needs for assistance, surveillance, routine security, customer service functions, and special assignments.
  • Provided support, crisis intervention, and therapeutic rapport post-event.
  • Performed safety and security administrative functions, including duties related to various types of inspections (environmental safety, life/fire safety, fire extinguishers, and clock rounds).
  • Facilitated Emergency Management functions, including disaster planning, Federal Grant Program administration, disaster drill coordination, and community/regional planning collaborative.
03/2002 to 01/2004
Security Sergeant US Security Associates, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Worked as Shift Supervisor, managing up to four on-duty employees.
  • Created and implemented new policies and procedures, made rounds, responded to alarms, performed scheduling duties, and trained new security personnel.
  • Created spreadsheet for completion of weekly payroll, and designed, edited, and organized company computer-based forms.
2002 to 02/2002
Loss Prevention Associate Loss Prevention Associates, Inc City, STATE,
  • Performed undercover floor surveillance in retail settings.
  • Apprehended individuals and groups engaged in store theft, and prepared documentation and reports.
09/2001 to 12/2001
Private Investigator Claim's Verification, Inc City, STATE,
  • Performed surveillance on Worker's Compensation and personal injury claims.
  • Maintained video recording and documentation on activities, and processed reports.
  • Performed background checks, and interviewed neighbors and co-workers of claimants.
Expected in 2008 to to
Master of Science: Criminal Justice
Everest University - Tampa, FL
Expected in 1998 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - Edinboro, PA

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School Attended

  • Everest University
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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  • Safety Officer
  • Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Safety Supervisor
  • Safety & Security Project Coordinator
  • Security Sergeant
  • Loss Prevention Associate
  • Private Investigator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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