Aviation Safety Officer

City of Portland, Maine


Class Title:Aviation Safety OfficerFLSA:Exempt
Class Grade:Non-Union DBM C41EEO Category:Professionals
Date:July 2022Risk Code:9410

Nature of Work

The Aviation Safety Officer will develop, implement and manage a Safety Management System (SMS) in accordance with FAA Advisory Circular AC 150/5200-37A and 14 CFR Part 5. The SMS will encompass issues related to 14 CFR Part 139 compliance and general safety at the Portland International Jetport, including the overall health and safety of City employees at Portland International Jetport in accordance with OSHA/BLS 29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1926.

This will require the Aviation Safety Officer to plan, implement and coordinate programs to prevent, reduce or eliminate accidents, injuries, illnesses and mitigate resulting financial losses at the Portland International Jetport. This position exercises significant discretion and independent judgment in creating and administering the Jetport’s safety program.  Activities are performed with considerable personal initiative and independence. Results are measured through reports, personal observation, and feedback from customers. 

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Safety and Training Officer, Portland ME


Human Resources Department

The City of Portland’s Human Resources Department is seeking a self-motivated, and dedicated Safety and Training Officer to help implement our program to ensure the safety of our employees. Reporting to our Director of Occupational Health & Safety, this position is part of a City-wide team responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating programs to prevent, reduce, or eliminate workplace accidents, injuries, and financial losses.

This position designs and implements training programs, consults on ways to reduce workplace hazards, conducts incident investigations, and leads safety and accident review committees. The right person for this position will be an experienced safety professional fully familiar with the hazards of work practices, OSHA/BLS regulations, and other state and federal regulations affecting workplace safety. They will have developed training skills, demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with diverse populations and all levels of employees, and excellent communication skills. Willingness to work extended hours during emergency operations for accident response and investigations is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have a degree in a related field or safety certifications. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. The City of Portland will offer challenging and varied work as part of an excellent team of health and safety professionals, a competitive salary, and generous benefits package.

Non-Union – Grade B25 – Salary range: $52,279 to $72,403/year, based on education and experience.

Applications will be evaluated as received, through Friday, August 5, 2022.

City Benefits –
Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate*** As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment. If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation. Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland.

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