This position, under the general supervision of the Director of Operations, is responsible for overseeing the PCCA’s safety program and providing for the safety and well-being of all PCCA employees.
Develops and oversees a Port-wide safety program in support of PCCA mission
Ensures the promotion of safety awareness through internal memoranda, newsletters, intranet and specific training programs; maintains a safety library (e.g. videos, regulations, reference manuals)
Reviews safety legislation to determine necessary changes in safety requirements. Advises departments of regulatory changes with which PCCA must comply
Prepares written safety guidelines and initiatives in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations; identifies safety training needs and directs safety training programs
Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of all internal or external training provided for employees
Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations as applicable to the PCCA
Works with departments to identify, address and resolve safety hazards and safety controls; assists departments in identifying effective personal protective equipment and opportunities to maintain a safe work environment
Responsible for performing Job Safety Analysis as needed
Responsible for the Port’s Injury/Illness Prevention Program, Hazard Communication and HAZWOPER training and certification
Investigates work-site accidents, injuries and loss-time injuries; follows-up with department to ensure preventive safety measures are taken
Writes and maintains all Port plans and policies related to safety issues
Conducts frequent and regular safety checks of the work environment and personnel working therein; follows proper safety precautions when operating vehicles, equipment, and handling of any materials and provides safety guidance to all PCCA personnel associated with rail operation activities
Chairs the Employee Safety Committee
Adheres to PCCA policy and Environmental precepts; promotes PCCA SEAPORT values, maintains good employee relations and ensures supervised staff does the same
Performs other duties as assigned
Advises supervisor on budgetary needs for the above areas of responsibility
Tier 1 status designation
CPR certified or ability to become CPR certified within the first year of employment
The preferred candidate for this position should be strong in analytical skills, exceptional leadership experience, be customer friendly, flexible in problem solving, proactive, and collaborative. Has demonstrated history of results-oriented leadership and sense of urgency. The successful candidate must possess the following:
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Associate degree in safety and health or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in any field is required
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification is preferred or achievable within one year of employment
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
Valid driver’s license
Ability to define issues, perform research, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations
Solid customer-service orientation, consensus building, and ability to fit well within an energetic, adaptable, and dedicated team
Ability to attend meetings, effectively present information and respond to questions from diverse groups
Professional presence, capable of motivating and energizing and utilizing a hands-on approach and willingness to lead by example
Ability to prepare clear, concise financial and non-technical reports, notes, correspondence and other written materials and to review, revise and edit materials
Ability to work well within a fast-paced environment, with challenging deadlines, a multitude of project, and changing priorities
Ability to participate in high-level organization and planning activities; ability to set priorities, take initiative and exercise sound independent judgment
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and/or governmental regulations
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in the administration of safety programs and occupational safety
Proficiency in reading, interpreting and formulating contract plans and specifications
Demonstrated analytical, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities for devising solutions to complex situations
Ability to develop and maintain effective accident prevention plans
Effective oral and written communication skills
Experience and knowledge with legislation/regulations pertaining to the assigned areas of responsibility and ability to stay current on such relevant topics
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to sitting, speaking, hearing, hand & finger movements, standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work in a general office environment, with some exposure to the elements when visiting work sites. Occasionally must wear eye and hearing protection when performing job
Use of personal computer, standard office equipment, and lightweight highway vehicles
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before November 30th, 2019, 11:59 PM CST.
If you are selected for a position with PCCA, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a drug test and alcohol screening as well as a verification of information and qualifications provided during the selection process.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, PCCA is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status.
About Port Corpus Christi Authority
People Move Our Port!
Port Corpus Christi (PCC) is currently seeking an energetic individual to assist with the long term strategic mission and succession planning efforts of the PCC relative to engineering & construction. The qualified individual will join a team of engineers dedicated to leading and managing PCC’s construction initiatives.
It is the mission of Port Corpus Christi to leverage commerce to drive prosperity. The Port’s vision is “To be the energy Port of the Americas.” As the 4th largest Port in the United States in total tonnage, Port Corpus Christi, handles the goods of the world, from petrochemical to agriculture, and from wind components to iron. PCC is protected by a state-of-the-art security department, with a full police force and PCC operations are guided by the Environmental Management System, ISO 14001, providing environmental awareness and protection of assets. PCC is governed by a seven member board with appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Nueces County and San Patricio County.
Who We Are
• Over 100,000,000 tons of Cargo in 2014 & 2015
• 66,000 Port related jobs with 200 + Employees
• $319 Million State and Local Tax Revenue
• ...22,000 acres
• Public Corporation and Texas Political Subdivision
• 10-Year $1 Billion Capital Investment Project
In the Last Decade
• Diversification of Cargo
• Operating Revenues of Nearly $90 Million
• Total Assets $435 Million
• Capital Expenditures in Port Infrastructure
• Environmental Investments $20 Million
The Corpus Christi Region
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas with a temperate climate and friendly people. The region, affectionately referred to as the Coastal Bend, features miles of shoreline and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Cultural and culinary delights abound with numerous festivals, entertainment venues and fresh seafood! The Corpus Christi area hosts millions of visitors annually. A strong local workforce is bolstered by exceptional higher education opportunities at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and through the Del Mar College System. With a metropolitan area of nearly half a million people, Corpus Christi is a city packed with modern amenities and traditional comfort.