Loss Prevention Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Jul 20, 2019
Aug 03, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

This is a safety position that is a direct report to the County Loss Prevention Manager. Identifies opportunities for safety enhancement, loss prevention, and risk reduction methods and programs. Conducts accident and injury-related investigations and worksite safety audits to ensure compliance with county, state and federal regulations and guidelines addressed in, but not limited to, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Proposes proactive solutions to county agencies for ways to reduce injuries, property damage and vehicular accidents. Monitors, analyzes, and develops countywide safety-related and loss prevention policies and programs. Plans, develops and implements safety communication, education and training for county employees through aggressive outreach education programs. Establishes cooperative relationships with county employees, departments and management, as well as federal, state and local organizations. Develops and provides management reports regarding the county's safety losses, claims trends and lost days on a recurring basis to all levels of county government. Provides recommendations to mitigate and control losses. Represents the Risk Management Division (RMD) and participates on countywide task forces or assigned project teams in loss prevention, safety and risk management related areas to include oversight of critical programs. Serves as the program manager for the county's Commercial Driving License (CDL) testing and training program and also serves as the Safety Officer (SAFO), as needed, for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Incident Command during critical events. The potential to work during a national, state, or local emergency response event/crisis during non-duty hours exists with this position.

Position: This position is considered Emergency Service Personnel.

Salary: Will not exceed the mid-point ($91,626.91) of the advertised salary range.

Illustrative Duties

  • Identifies opportunities for loss prevention and risk reduction methods and programs;
  • Conducts accident and injury-related investigations and on-site audits of operations to insure compliance with County, State and Federal policies, statutes, and regulations;

  • Proposes solutions, in a proactive manner, to agencies and departments for ways to reduce injuries, property damage and vehicular accidents;
  • Plans, develops and implements comprehensive communications and education programs for County dealing with risk reduction and loss prevention and safety;
  • Manages and conducts loss prevention and safety training on a countywide basis;
  • Recommends and implements procedures and protocols in safety and loss prevention.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the risk management division;

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to loss prevention and safety;
  • Ability to identify possible solutions for solving business problems;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning.

Employment Standards


Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in financial management, business management, occupational safety and health, and/or risk management; plus four years of professional work experience within loss prevention and safety. Demonstrated knowledge of regulations related to EPA, state and federal.

Appointees will be required to pass a Criminal Background Check, a credit check, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Valid Driver's license (required upon hire).


  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; expertise using Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA, state, federal and regulatory requirements, accident investigation and prevention techniques, causal factor analysis, risk reduction methods as well as job hazard analysis for a wide variety of skill sets.
  • Must be able to multitask.

This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, set, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift and handle material with manual dexterity. Employee must be able to carry up to 15 pounds (all duties). All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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