Job Details

Safety Officer

Division: Homeland Security/E.M.A./911
Contact Name: Chelsea Markert
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5150
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 12/24/2020
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Position Location: 20 South 2nd Street, Newark, Ohio
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Position Description:



  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
  • Promotes and maintains positive and effective working relationships and promotes good public relationships as a representative of Licking County Government.
  • Patrols and inspects grounds and buildings for security of doors and windows; checks for unsafe and hazardous conditions; informs proper authority of unsafe or hazardous conditions defined by the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Unlocks buildings during scheduled non-business hours; remains in building while unlocked.
  • Notifies proper authority (as pre-established) of emergencies, problems, or unusual conditions (e.g., fire, theft, irate citizens, unlockable doors or windows, etc.).
  • Performs general administrative functions; completes routine forms (e.g., incident reports, time sheets, etc.); maintains required records (e.g., emergency contact numbers, written procedures, etc.).
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position and all agency safety procedures.
  • Remains informed of current developments and procedures pertinent to duties; may be required to attend seminars/training.
Brief Description:

Support staff for Safety Coordinator for Licking County.  Will assist with Safety & Security operations.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications):

Must possess excellent attendance. Must maintain strictest level of honesty. Must possess a Valid Ohio Driver’s License. Must be able to obtain OPOTA 20 Hour Course Certification (Preferred) or obtained within 12 months of hire. Must be able to obtain FEMA/DHS IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 within 6 months of hire. Must be able to obtain FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS) within 2 years of hire.

Application Procedure:

Application Procedures:Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to the Licking County Human Resources Department, 20 South Second Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, Ohio 43055. Applications can be obtained in person in the Human Resources Department between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily or printed from the web site at

Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen.


Salary:           commensurate with experience

About UFA:

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part Time
Pay Type: Hourly