The Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) is conducting a broad search for a highly energetic and experienced Director of Safety & Security. This is a newly created executive level position within the District to address and focus on comprehensive safety, security, and emergency preparedness and response programs. Under the direction of an Executive Director, the Director of Security & Safety will provide safety and health performance measures to the General Manager and the Executive Leadership Team. The key focus of this position will evolve around continuous improvement of occupational safety, health and emergency preparedness, and response performance on a district-wide basis. Top candidates will have a proven track record of developing comprehensive safety, security, and emergency preparedness strategies, programs, and measures.
Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of progressively responsible experience performing professional level work in the administration of an occupational safety program; six of those years in a supervisory capacity. Safety management, emergency response, and security experience are preferred as well as experience in safety and emergency preparedness and response in a public agency. Strong working knowledge of risk management, CAL/OSHA regulations, and other governmental agencies is preferred. Certification as a Safety Professional or equivalent is desired.
The annual salary range for the Director of Safety & Security is $141,648 to $211,056 DOQ. The District also offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS Retirement.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to email@example.com no later than Monday, September 20, 2021. Confidential inquires welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916)-630-4900.