Safety Director (Crawfordsville, IN)

Role Overview: This positions serves as the District Safety Director for the Crawfordsville District INDOT and is responsible for adminstration of INDOT’s safety program for the district. Monitors, enforces, updates and trains employees in safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.

About the Job:

The Assistant Director is involved with a variety of executive duties within a state agency or facility involving a high degree of discretion in interpretation, application and execution of a division’s policies and programs. In this position, you will supervise front-line supervisors or staff.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Review and evaluate organizational effectiveness, goal determination, and strategic planning, etc., makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist the Director with developing and coordinating plans and policies, resources, and mission as well as goals, vision and expectations of agency or program.
  • Provide guidance to agencies and the public regarding applicable laws and rules.
  • Supervise subordinate personnel including hiring, determining workload, and authorizing assignments, training, monitoring, and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary action.
  • Assist with monitoring agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures, and budget projections.
  • Communicate with news and other media and respond to media questions or requests in an appropriate public relations manner.
  • Coordinate with other government officials on planning issues.
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development.
  • Set expectation, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.  

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