Risk Management & Wellbeing Coordinator (Prog Spec 3) - Social Services

19 Aug 2023

Risk Management & Wellbeing Coordinator (Prog Spec 3) - Social Services Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nashville/jobs/newprint/4163604) Apply  Risk Management & Wellbeing Coordinator (Prog Spec 3) - Social Services Salary$55,729.10 AnnuallyLocation Nashville, TNJob TypeFull-Time Civil ServiceJob Number24071EDepartmentSocial ServicesDivisionFamily Support ServicesOpening Date08/18/2023Closing Date8/25/2023 11:59 PM Central




Position DescriptionThe department of Social Services is seeking a Risk Management & Wellbeing Coordinator. This position is responsible for the administrative and professional duties involved in the daily safety, security, and workplace well- being of the customers that visit Metro Social Services and the employees who work at Metro Social Services, and any outside co-located locations Metro Social Services operates from.Metropolitan Social Services (MSS), a department of Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, focuses on topics and issues continually effecting the economic and social wellbeing of Nashvillians. National and local policy choices have resulted in a deterioration of standard of living and put more people into poverty. Poverty can be multidimensional and result from long-term processes of inequality, persistent exclusion, concentration of economic power, access to wealth-building and social capital, as well as broad transformations in work and society.Typical Duties

Safety and Security at Metro Social Services locations

Responsible for the security operations during any shelter that MSS may be operating, and ensuring that any other security is aware of the protocols.

Provides and/or conducts regular safety/security training to all Metro Social Services (MSS) employees at the main location and all co-located locations.

Is the MSS security point person at the shelter(s).

Develops and implements the security plan for MSS staff and customers.

Ensures that all assigned security company employees are aware of our internal safety plan and protocols.

Makes regular building and property rounds, including parking lots.

Risk Management and Emergency Operations

Liaison with OEM (Office of Emergency Management); Fire Warden, and Chair of the Safety Committee.

Develops, coordinates, implements, and maintains the natural disaster drill training calendar for staff and all co-located MSS sites.

Stays abreast of cutting edge training and data to keep MSS educated and current on safety and security at work, in the community, and at home.

Active lead in MSS safety plan and committee, internally and with the Office of Emergency Management.

Establishes risk management plans with a unified departmental response to any emerging event.

Identifies potential departmental and systemic factors that could potentially contribute to adverse events.

Facilitates staff education at initial orientation, and ongoing, on MSS’ risk management program, departmental risk identification and risk reduction strategies.

Stays current on all emergency and safety practices and providing training to all agency staff.

Provides de-escalation techniques in necessary situations.

Works closely with the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) unit and the implementation of MSS therapy dogs.

May be responsible to speak/represent the Executive Director and/or MSS leadership in the community and in meeting settings.

Attends meetings and trainings as needed.

Assumes other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Minimum QualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor's Degree and two (2) years of risk management and/or security-related experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degreeREQUIRED LICENSEValid Driver's LicenseCandidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply. Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government. Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Supervisory experience

Experience using Microsoft Office products

Security certifications

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations. Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640. Full-time, Civil Service positions -10 Vacation Days per year (increasing after 5 years of service)1 Sick Day per month12 Paid Holidays per yearPublic Safety - Sworn and Civilian positions -20 vacation days per year3 Personal days per year1 Sick Day per month12 paid holidays per yearPart-time, Non Civil Service positions - Visit HR and Benefits webpages for more information.Full-time, Non Civil Service positions - contact hiring department for benefits informationSeasonal/Temporary positions - no benefits offered.01 Indicate the highest level of education you have completed.

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree


Do you have a valid Driver's License?




How many years of risk management and/or security-related experience, do you have?

No experience

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2-3 years

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Briefly describe your risk management and/or security-related experience. If no experience, answer "n/a"


How many years of experience do you have leading and/or directing teams/staff?

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1-2 years

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5 or more years


Do you have experience using Microsoft Office products?




List any related certifications you currently hold.

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AgencyMetropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson CountyAddressHuman Resources Department 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1000 Nashville, Tennessee, 37219 Phone(615) 862-6640 Websitehttp://www.nashville.gov/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities.aspx Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

  • ID: #50242238
  • State: Tennessee Nashville 37201 Nashville USA
  • City: Nashville
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-19
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera