Job Info
Job Title: Safety and Food Safety Coordinator
Location: Salinas, CA
Category: Food Safety Jobs
Job Number: 12127
Posted Date: 11/18/2021
Job description

The Safety and Food Safety Coordinator will be responsible for promoting a safety-first culture and help to ensure a successful food safety program.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain a presence at field locations, conduct daily crew inspections and provide employees with an opportunity to discuss any matter relating to safety and food safety.
  • Ensure that safety and food safety programs and activities are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and Company policies.
  • Provide topics for Safety Meetings and randomly observe ‘Tailgate’ Safety Meetings.
  • Routinely inspect all equipment and vehicles regarding safety conditions.
  • Ensure ‘lock – out, tag – out’ procedures are being followed.
  • Collaborate with Management regarding preventing workplace injuries and mitigating risk.
  • Inspect and maintain all first aid kits and provide safety and food safety orientations.
  • Provide pesticide worker protection training.
  • Ensure that all trucks and buses have proper safety inspection and registration.
  • Monitor workers’ compensation injuries and participate in action plan to mitigate workplace injuries.
  • Meet injured employees at doctor or hospital, assist with necessary paperwork, and make appropriate reports.
  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all Company employees, including general labor, administrative, supervisory and management employees and external stakeholders.
  • Bi-lingual and Bi-Literate in English/Spanish.
  • Relocate to Yuma, Arizona and Salinas, CA dependent on business needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of Safety and Food Safety.
  • Proven collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the Company’s HRMS, Safety, and Food Safety applications.
  • Current drivers license with a DMV record acceptable to insurance carrier.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree with an emphasis in Agriculture, Safety or Food Safety or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position.


  • Travel required, about 30%.
  • Requires working outside normal business hours and weekends.

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