Safety and Training Officer

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY   HARRISONBURG, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on January 11, 2023
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Safety and Training Officer


Risk Management at James Madison University (JMU) is accepting applications for a Safety and Training Officer who enjoys learning, teaching and helping others.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide consistent monitoring and compliance enforcement of all applicable fire, safety and environmental health laws, codes, best work practices and standards in all campus facilities and on the campus grounds and accomplishes same through hazard analysis of identified hazards.
  • Provide safety awareness training for employees and students on individual and group basis.
  • Develop occupational safety training for JMU to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Investigate all occupational hazards concerning JMU owned facilities and equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with matters relating to the physical health of employees.
  • Supervision of Safety Compliance Officer.
  • Oversee learning management system which includes but is not limited to adding/deleting users, updating roles, learning assignments and reporting.
  • Manage driver monitoring system through DMV extranet.
  • Ensure compliance with CDL driver quarterly random drug screenings in cooperation with contracted medical facility and keep records up-to-date regarding the CDL program and DOT Clearinghouse.
  • Monitor and process documentation regarding the University’s Asbestos and Respirator program.
  • Perform document management which includes but is not limited to copy editing materials for style, grammar, factual consistency and clarity requiring.
  • Lead or participate on university committees and teams
  • Perform other significant duties as assigned.


  • Superior customer service skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and excellent computer skills
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle confidential information
  • Must be dependable and willing to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Applicants may be expected to travel for training


To apply go to or visit and reference posting number S3018. Pay Range: $50,000-$53,775.


James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.