Safety Officer

Agency Dublin San Ramon Services District



Please click on the link below to download and view the full brochure:

DSRSD Safety Officer Brochure

The Organization:

The Dublin San Ramon Services District is a 113 full-time employee, independent special district founded in 1953. Serving more than 159,000 people, the District provides various utility services to residents, businesses, industries, and governmental agencies. Specifically, the District provides potable and recycled water service to the City of Dublin and Dougherty Valley areas of the City of San Ramon, wastewater collection and treatment to Dublin and southern San Ramon, and wastewater treatment to the City of Pleasanton via a contract with the District.

The Postion:

The DSRSD Safety Officer is the top safety professional in the organization and works collaboratively with stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of the District’s safety culture and programs. The Safety Officer serves as an expert advisor to staff and management, providing technical expertise, training, and recommendations on day-to-day operations of programs designed to reduce risk, ensure workplace safety, and maintain facility security. The primary work location for this position is the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pleasanton, CA.

The District’s new Safety Officer will be an exceptional safety professional looking to apply her/his experience in developing and administering programs designed to protect employee and public health, including emergency response and preparedness. This person will be excited by the opportunity to become a key part of a stable, mission-driven organization. The selected candidate will have recent experience working at an industrial facility related to water/wastewater/recycled water, power, or a similar industry, and will have some construction/contractor safety experience. Recent experience developing and delivering safety training and/or presentations to all organizational levels is essential.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, with preference for majors in industrial engineering, safety engineering, occupational health, or related fields.
  • Four years of qualifying experience in areas of workplace safety, Workers’ Compensation program administration, and employee training, including at least two (2) years involving administration of a safety/accident prevention program.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • The ability to gain certification as a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider and certification in First Aid within one (1) year of employment.
  • Willingness/ability to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.

Compensation & Benefits:

The salary range for the Safety Officer classification is from $105,372 to $128,076 per year, with eligibility for a merit-based increase after completion of a one-year probationary period.

Health Insurance – Effective the first month following the start date, choice of CalPERS HMO and PPO health plans with District contribution of up to $1,569 per month for family coverage.

Dental Insurance – Delta Dental Insurance available after 3 months of service, with 100% employer-paid premiums for employee and eligible dependents.

Vision Insurance – Vision Services Plan (VSP) available after 3 months of service, with 100% employer-paid premiums for employee and eligible dependents.

Life Insurance – Provided by CIGNA and 100% employer-paid, basic life insurance equal to two (2) times the employee’s annual salary, rounded up to the nearest $1,000, to a maximum of $400,000.

Disability – Provided by CIGNA, 100% employer-paid AD&D, Short and Long-term Disability.

Retirement – Classic Members: PERS 2.7% @ 55 (Employee contribution is 10%); New Members: PERS 2% @ 62 (Employee contribution is 50% of the normal cost, currently 6.25%).

Paid Leave – 20 days per year initially, up to 35 days per year after 15 years of service.

Holidays – 8 days per year.

Sick Leave – 12 days per year.

Deferred Compensation Plan – Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with an annual $2,500 dollar-for-dollar matching contribution (through the term of current MOU, ending on 12/18/16).

The District also offers Voluntary Life Insurance and AD&D; Medical, Dependent Care and Transit Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program, tuition reimbursement, and a computer loan program. A full overview of the District’s benefit program may be found at

Application & Selection Process:

Inquiries regarding this position and recruitment may be made to Ricki Akiwenzie, Koff & Associates via email at

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at by clicking on Careers, then Current Openings & Employment Information and completing an online application and supplemental questionnaire, including a cover letter and resume. Alternately, you may contact the District for a paper application at:

Dublin San Ramon Services District

Attn: Human Resources Division

7051 Dublin Boulevard

Dublin, CA 94568

The final filing date for this position is Friday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m.

Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the requirements of the position will be invited to continue in the selection process. The selection process may include any/all of the following: evaluation of the applicant’s training and experience, written test, appraisal board interview, practical exercise and/or internal department interviews, criminal background check, reference check, and a review of prior performance evaluations. Upon successful completion of the selection process, an offer of employment would be conditionally based upon the successful completion of a pre-employment medical exam and drug screen.


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