OCA Job Posting - Director, Labor Relations & Safety

The Ohio Contractors Association seeks an individual to represent and educate the association’s members in the areas of labor relations and safety. This individual will have working knowledge of labor relations issues including, in part: contractual negotiation, administration, and compliance; mediation, oversight, and consultation on issues relating to employee and labor relations, employment law, and human relations for both union and non-union issues; familiarity with prevailing wage issues; service on advisory boards, national associations, educational institutions and other working groups as required; and management of a group rating program for workers compensation.

In addition to labor activities, this position administers the safety activities provided by the Association. This requires knowledge of safety protocols on construction sites and monitoring and promoting enhancements to current protocols. Communication with regulatory agencies such as OSHA, ODOT, and other organizations reflecting both public and private sectors owners, is required. OCA’s safety training program is administered by this position as well as preparing weekly “Job Safety Talks” which are delivered electronically to the membership.

This is a full-time position which reports to the President of the association.

At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree is required in a relevant field. In addition, a minimum of 10-years of experience in labor relations is necessary. Working knowledge of heavy/highway construction safety operations is highly desirable.

An expanded list of duties and responsibilities, along with cover letter and resume submittal instructions can be downloaded here.



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