Share this Job

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Safety Hazards Manager- Plainfield Correctional 1

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2019
Requisition ID:  28141

Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.



The salary for this position typically starts at $33,748.

About The Job:

The Safety Hazards Manager responsible for establishing and monitoring a safety program at a correction institution that encompasses all life, health and safety standards. This role reports to the Warden, but also has a direct line of communication with the Supervisor of Inspection Services in the Department of Correction.

A Day In The Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state rules and regulations governing fire, health and safety.
  • Ensures that all fire, health and safety equipment has been inventoried and is properly located.
  • Inspects all fire, health and safety equipment for defects and damage and monitors preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Conducts routine inspections of work sites, both on and off institution grounds, to ensure compliance with all fire, safety and health standards.
  • Surveys and evaluates physical facilities to recommend appropriate action necessary to meet and/or maintain compliance.
  • Forms and oversees an institutional safety committee.
  • Develops and conducts offender and staff safety educational programs.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need For Success:
  • Thorough knowledge of, and ability to apply, federal and state occupational safety, fire and health laws, rules, regulations and policy guidelines.
  • Thorough knowledge of all laws, regulations and court decisions regarding safe living conditions for offenders.
  • Considerable knowledge of, and ability to conduct, surveys and completes inspections and evaluates investigations and their results through reports and findings.
  • Ability to establish and monitor preventive maintenance schedules as they pertain to health, fire and safety equipment.
  • Ability to differentiate the nature and degree of unsafe working and sanitary conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff of the department’s institutions and facilities as well as representatives of regulatory bodies.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis