Risk Management Safety Officer

Solano Irrigation District   Vacaville, CA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 12, 2022
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The Risk Management Safety Officer develops, implements, and manages risk management programs including: safety and emergency plans, safety compliance, workers’ compensation, property and casualty, employee wellness, risk prevention and control, and risk transfer. They ensure District safety and emergency policies and procedures are up to date and followed. The Risk Management Safety Officer takes an active role in the safety of employees and the public.

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and critical thinking skills. They will utilize good judgment to administer safety and risk programs, ensuring adherence to applicable rules and regulations. A successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal communication, demonstrating the ability to coordinate with other departments and outside agencies.



Any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities stated above and the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Experience and Education

Three (3) years of experience in municipal risk management and occupational safety.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in industrial engineering, insurance, risk management, human resources, or a closely related field is highly preferred.

Licenses and Certification

Possession of a valid Class C California Motor Vehicle Operator's License with a satisfactory driving record to maintain insurability.

Certified Safety Professional (American Board of Certified Safety Professionals or equivalent) or obtain within 12 months of active employment.

Caltrans Traffic Control Certification (or obtain within 18 months).



Retirement - Solano Irrigation District participates in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

  • Classic CalPERS Members - benefits include equivalency of 2%@60 formula with the following provisions: final compensation is the monthly average of highest 36 consecutive months; and credit for unused sick leave. Employee pays 7% Employee Contribution.
  • New CalPERS Members – benefits include equivalency of 2%@62 formula with the following provisions: three-year final compensation period used to calculate the average final compensation; and credit for unused sick leave. Employee pays 6.75% Employee Contribution.

Deferred Compensation - 457 plan available. Employee may defer up to the annual maximum, as outlined by the IRS, on a tax-deferred basis.

Health Insurance - Plans include Anthem Blue Cross HMO and PPO plans and a Kaiser Permanente plan. The District pays a portion of the premium for employee and dependent coverage.

Dental Insurance - Dental provider is Premier Access Dental. District pays full premium for both employee and dependents.

Life Insurance - Benefit is equal to 2x annual base salary rounded to the next higher $1,000, up to a maximum of $300,000. Premium is paid by the District.

Solano Irrigation District

810 Vaca Valley Parkway
Vacaville , CA