Safety Management Consultant II (Position Closes 4/15/2021 a
Company: Montana State Fund
Posted on: April 6, 2021
Safety Management Consultant II (Position Closes 4/15/2021 at
5:00pm) Tracking Code 30035 Job Description At Montana State Fund,
serving the businesses of Montana is what we do and it's who we
are. It's what makes us different. We partner with employers and
their employees to care for those injured on the job and we
champion a culture of workplace safety for our fellow Montanans.On
the--Safety Services Team, we're helping to support--the
organization--by providing--safety management consulting services
to our policyholders. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven
insurance professional to collaborate and contribute to
a--passionate, motivated team to ensure our customers are educated
and well-informed on workplace safety . If you want to be a
difference-maker working on a rewarding set of challenges - read on
and get in touch! About the Role Provide expert level loss
prevention, loss control, and safety management consulting services
to all policyholders including those with the most complex and
dynamic needs and/or retention service commitments. Positively and
effectively impact workplace safety and health and serve as a
community partner in the enhancement of workplace safety culture.
Apply skills and provide guidance with proficiency in all areas of
Occupational Safety and Health, the Montana Workers Compensation
system, Montana Safety Culture Act (MSCA) and applicable
regulation/best practice techniques.Serve as an expert, coach and
mentor to other Safety Services personnel. Drive process
improvement, lead projects and organizational initiatives, instruct
junior safety personnel in the Safety Management Trainee program
and provide other expert guidance and recommendations as needed.
This position will service the South Central Territory and into the
Eastern Territory, working remotely from--within the area.
Candidate will need to reside--in the following area or be willing
to relocate within this geographical area: Between--Three Forks (35
miles west of Bozeman) and Billings (145 miles east of Bozeman) In
addition, candidate must be sufficiently digitally capable from
his/her location. This is a moderate to high travel position with
some overnights (eligible for company-issued--vehicle and per
diem). What You Will Do
- Provide expert level consultative safety services to MSF's most
difficult policy holders including providing training, evaluating
their loss cost drivers, developing safety action plans,
researching and/or developing materials, writing safety and health
programs, conducting onsite visits, identifying hazards/potential
hazards, developing recommendations to appropriately address those
hazards, and other assistance as needed. (50%)
- Lead and instruct Worksafe Champions from curriculum,
policyholder guidance in the development exercises, follow-up,
monitoring and alumni activities. (10%)
- Represent MSF Safety Services to stakeholders and community.
Develop and present safety training and education services to
policyholders and Montana Public in all areas of safety and health.
- Act as a coach and mentor formally and informally through
action, deed, and follow-through. Complete assigned activities and
training with Safety Management Trainees, Safety Service
Coordinator, and Safety Management Consultant 1 teammates.
- Lead progressive and board level projects in the formal role as
a Project Manager and/or by active efforts in support of teammates
and co-workers. Proactively influence safety and organizational
- Establish self as a go-to person, resource and liaison in all
area of safety within Montana State Fund, the safety and health
profession, and community as a whole. (10%) Required Skills Key
Activities Demonstrated with expert ability and high independence:
- Take primary responsibility for obtaining knowledge and skills
of a Workers' Compensation Safety Management Consultant.
- Seek and utilize opportunities to enhance scope and application
of technical skills.
- Evaluate policyholders' operations based on available
information to determine scope, type of business, processes,
materials used, and products produces/services performed to
identify actual and/or potential occupational safety and health
- Identify strengths and weaknesses of Policyholders' safety and
health programs to determine probability of risks.
- Serve as a resource and liaison in all areas of occupational
safety and health, seeking assistance when needed.
- Use technology to provide safety, health and WC information as
- Act as a strategic partner with MSF team members, agents,
policy holders and community representatives.
- Participate in new and renewal business presentation when
requested by MSF Executives or Business Unit Directors.
- Deliver a variety of safety, health and workers' compensation
- Prepare written safety processes, manuals and/or guides.
- Actively market, promote and advance MSF Safety Services.
- Work to become a trusted advisor to our customers, agents and
community partners by building rapport and credibility.
- Seek to understand each policyholder's business, needs and
motivation while demonstrating competency with increasingly complex
- Utilize systems and information efficiently such as PHS, II,
Claims Center, Risk Evaluation, completed works, and others.
- Assist revision/maintenance of the Safemt website.Demonstrated
consistently with expert level accuracy and proficiency:
- Lead onsite safety visits for assigned policy holders.
- Do new employee safety training as requested.
- Complete, as requested, MSF ergonomic evaluations and related
- Seek out and provide documented feedback to the Safety Services
Director for a minimum of 10 interactions which include specific
examples of consultative skill application.
- Conduct at least one (1) safety minute each year.
- Present at least one (1) safety topic to the MSF Safety
Committee each year.
- Expand capability in all industries and in increasingly
complex, dynamic work environments.
- Coordinate and/or conduct pre-quote safety/risk evaluations and
safety service requests.
- Evaluate policyholders to identify hazards and/or potentials
hazards and develop appropriate interventions/actions.
- Write detailed safety and health reports in an expedient
- Collect, analyze and distribute safety and health information
as appropriate for fair and equitable pricing.
- Conduct community education, training and outreach as a Montana
State Fund representative, such as participation in local safety
groups, safety fest instructors, and public speaking.
- Serve as a model of safety excellence in all activities and MSF
- Actively seek to further safety and health efforts through
recognition of trends (from policy holder level to the Montana
community level), additional partnerships, outreach/education
opportunities, and potential focus areas.
- Seek out and engage the person(s) within each organization that
has authority to make business decisions which impact safety.
- Work with teammates, underwriting partners, team leaders and
other strategic partners to identify and complete safety/risk
evaluations for policy holders.
- Develop and provide training on all safety and health
- Employ techniques to guide policy holders in developing
- Monitor, research, develop materials, and communicate, as
needed, on emerging safety and health issues.
- Demonstrate with proficiency and application of skills in WC
and occupational safety and health.
- Maintain professional knowledge of legislative, government,
compliance, state & local law, and other items which may impact
MSF, our customer and/or community partners.
- Conduct, support and/or participate in all projects and
activities such as Worksafe Champions.
- Conduct regular walk-through and safety dashboard updates with
the MSF safety committee.
- Participate in onsite visits to policyholders for the purpose
of evaluating and/or guiding the employer in safety, health, WC and
- Demonstrate professional competency in: emergency action
planning, fall protection, construction, manufacturing, general
industry, healthcare, fleet safety, ergonomics (office and
industrial), fleet safety, hazard identification,
national/state/local emphasis areas, timber products, public entity
and state agencies, trenching and excavation, hazard communication,
compliance and voluntary standards (OSHA, MSHA, NFPA, DOT, ANZI,
others as applicable), injury and illness prevention programs,
confined space, scaffolding, forklifts, electrical, respiratory
protection, bloodborne pathogens, and others as they become
available or applicable.Additional to Core and Safety Management
Consultant 1 DutiesDemonstrate at and expert, professional and
- Mentor and develop junior safety management personnel.
- Create and drive solutions in Account Management Planning
including prioritization of Safety Service activities.
- Positively lead and motivate successful outcomes for self, MSF,
Safety Services and others in action, deed, and thought
- Demonstrate measurable results by implementing and monitoring
comprehensive safety and risk improvement plans of complex,
technical, and dynamic nature.
- Develop curriculum/training and instruct Worksafe Champions
program and lead alumni activities per the Project Manager(s).
- Lead onsite visits with employers for comprehensive
walk-throughs, evaluation and planning for highly complex, dynamic,
challenging or specialized need accounts.
- Lead in projects and improvements for the benefit of MSF,
Safety Services, and community partners.
- Investigate accidents in accordance with established procedures
which include communication and coordination with Legal Service and
- Guide employers in accident/incident learning reviews and
development of strategic prevention strategies.
- Bring value and safety perspective to fatality and/or
catastrophic claim meetings and activities as outlined in MSF
- Participate in the Safety Management Trainee program and
provide other expert guidance to Safety Management Trainees, Safety
Services Coordinator and SMC 1 teammates.
- Foster and maintain productive relationships with assigned
accounts, stakeholders, agents, partners and the community.
- Leverage MSF and non-MSF resources to generate maximum
advancement of occupational safety and health and produce optimal
outcomes from safety efforts.
- Build safety culture in Montana through challenging "acceptable
work" to become "safe work."
- Demonstrate professional competency in all items listed above
and the following: safety and health strategies for small business,
safety committees, machine guarding, warehouse and storage
facilities, combustible dust, welding & arch flash, agriculture,
recordkeeping, workplace violence, oil and gas, lead, asbestos,
silica, noise, industrial hygiene, disaster and emergency response
safety, safety inspection techniques, soil mechanics, accident
investigation, emergency and evacuation planning, adult learning
techniques, rigging, nursing and home health care, retail and
restaurant, lockout/tagout, ANZI z10, effectively communicating
with leadership, governmental agencies, compliance entities, agents
and partners, establishing meaningful, metrics, milestones and
tasks, coaching and mentoring, strategic planning partnership,
business aspects of safety and the art of influencing employers to
work toward better safety cultures, contractor safety, and others
as they become available or applicable. Required Experience What
You Will Need (Minimum Requirements)
- Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related
field from an accredited college or university and at least four
(4) years' experience with occupational safety and health as a
- --Associate's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or
related field from an accredited college or university with at
least six (6) years' experience with occupational safety and health
as the primary function.Or
- --High school Diploma with at eight (8) years' experience with
occupational safety and health as the primary function.Must:--
- Demonstrate ability to manage book of business with increasing
complexity and decreasing supervision.
- Actively serve as a coach and mentor.
- Obtain either the Associate Safety Professional designation or
Associate in Risk Management designation within three (3) years of
employment with MSF. Job Location Bozeman, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular Salary 64,200.00 - 88,220.00
Keywords: Montana State Fund, Bozeman , Safety Management Consultant II (Position Closes 4/15/2021 a, Executive , Bozeman, Montana
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