Safety Officer

Join our team as the Safety Officer at Anamosa State Penitentiary. In this position you will have safety oversight of the facility. 

  • Research and review current regulations, interpretations and requirements form various publications and organizations such as OSHA, NFPA, EPA, DNR. 
  • Maintain, develop and implement training for staff and offenders regarding safety issues ranging from Bloodborne Pathogens to fire extinguisher training and chain saw safety.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all such training. 
  • Conduct regular inspections of all areas and departments of the institution to ensure compliance with safety and health laws and regulations. 
  • Provide a monthly report detailing findings of inspections noting deficiencies, problems or concerns for area supervisor to address and correct.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in occupational and environmental health, engineering or human resources management;


four years of full-time professional work experience in human resources/safety administration (i.e. development and implementation of a safety program, accident prevention, loss control, facility inspection, employee training);


an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience totaling four years.