Risk & Safety Analyst- City of Manassas


Customer Service.  Stewardship.  Honesty.  Integrity.  Respect. Teamwork.  If you share our core values, then you may be the ideal candidate to be the next Risk & Safety Analyst for the City of Manassas.  Are you a problem solver?  Are you a community builder?  Do you value diverse job duties and opportunities? Become a strategic partner in helping us foster a safe and healthy work environment!  The City of Manassas recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions.  If you are a creative team player with a risk and safety background, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.The successful incumbent selected for this position will be able to perform administrative, field and technical work in the development, enforcement, analysis, and administration of safety and risk management programs, which may include safety management, OSHA compliance, worker’s compensation, injury management, and liability management; provides administrative and management support to risk and safety programs in administrative, organizational, operational and budget matters.  Provides highly responsible and complex assistance to the Human Resources Director.The hiring range for this position will fall between $56,118.40 – $74,339.20/DOQ

Job Functions

The essential job responsibilities for this position are listed below:

Administers the City’s safety program: serves as chair of the Safety Committee reviewing all accidents and making recommendations for mitigation and discipline; conducts site inspections as necessary; conducts safety training; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; and initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations.  Develops applicable workplace safety policies, procedures, and processes for the City. Interprets risk policies, procedures and regulations to provide guidance, consultation and assistance to both management and other City staff on various risk matters such as safety issues, workers’ compensation and other liability issues. Conducts or provides safety training to all City departments in areas such as: Work Zone Traffic Safety, Driver Training, Flagger training, CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Training, and all sections of OSHA, Environmental Protection Agency, DEQ, and NFPA laws and regulations. Such training shall include classroom lectures, demonstrations, hands-on instruction and tailgate seminars.  Develops and implements internal safety rules, policies, and guidelines; prepares safety manuals, training outlines, and guides; conducts research for up-to-date information; conducts new hire orientation. Oversees and assists in the investigation of accidents and the preparation of material and evidence for hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations: reviews accident reports, medical provider invoices/statements, diagnostic evaluations, and patient records; prepares injury reports and accident/investigation records; processes claims for loss recovery; follows up on status of claims to ensure timely resolution; and coordinates difficult cases with insurance consultants, brokers, claims adjusters, and various safety committees. Serves as designated Infection Control Officer for the City; receives calls from employees and medical providers to determine if an employee has been exposed to the extent that medical attention is required.  Compiles or monitors administrative and/or statistical data pertaining to risk management activities: captures, compiles, analyzes quarterly loss trend analysis; reports and maintains injury and accidents in accordance with OSHA regulations; files mandatory reports for environmental compliance; tracks monthly insurance certificate to insure vendor certificates are current with appropriate limits; summarizes data and prepares reports. Conducts random drug testing for commercial driver licenses and public safety personnel in accordance with Federal mandates. Performs related duties as assigned. Full job description details are located under the Job Descriptions sections of the Job Opportunities page.


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Health, Public Administration or related field; supplemented by three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in risk management, health and safety; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements

This position is subject to regular on call and occasional weekend hours.Requires thorough knowledge of the principles and practices safety methods relative to risk management, OSHA, safety, and accident prevention.Certification as an OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer and OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer is required.Must also be certified as a First Aid and CPR Instructor.