Job Info Job Title: Safety Specialist Location: Salinas, CA Job Number: 11348 Posted Date: 6/18/2020 Job description POSITION TITLE: Safety Specialist REPORTS TO: Automated Harvesting HR Manager BASIC FUNCTION: The Safety Specialist is responsible for implementing, supervising, monitoring and enforcing the company’s safety programs, policies and procedures that meet OSHA, CAL/OSHA, GAP, GHP and other applicable requirements. ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: Evaluate the organization’s procedures, facilities, crews and equipment by conducting inspections to identify unsafe conditions. Implement safeguards and solutions for all unsafe or improper conditions or procedures. Perform safety audits for FLC crews working with AH. Follow up on audit corrective action items to insure remedies are being completed within the established timeline. Ensure all AH departments comply with all current safety regulations and that all employees are aware of safety and accident events. Plan and conduct safety training orientation with new and re-hire employees. Schedule on-going safety training; including, tailgate sessions and in-depth safety trainings for each department’s specific safety requirements. Collaborate with HR to ensure safety training records are maintained accurately and in compliance with OSHA & CAL/OSHA recordkeeping standards. Perform incident response & investigation as required. Produce instructive verbal and written warnings to address safety infractions. Collaborate with supervisors and managers to deliver verbal & written warnings. Maintain certifications and continuing education related to occupational safety. Keep up-to-date on state/federal requirements as they relate to occupational safety. Attend management meetings to share information regarding safety issues. Comply, and inspire & motivate others to comply, with all company procedures and policies. Report all injuries to supervisor and HR immediately regardless of how slight they might seem, and train employees & supervisors to report injuries immediately. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety desired Certifications may include: OSHA Certification Occupational Health and Safety Technologist Certified Safety Professional Certified Loss Control Specialist Agricultural work experience in an Occupational Health & Safety role ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual (English / Spanish) required; must read, write and speak both languages Able to travel seasonally with the company from Salinas, CA. to Yuma, AZ. Passionate and enthusiastic about health & safety Excellent oral & written communication skills; including professional email composition Intermediate to advanced computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Office Able to work independently and produce results Dedicated to collaborative team-work Capable of working outdoors in a variety of environments; including, cold, hot, foggy, wet, dry, muddy and dusty conditions Able to walk on uneven ground to arrive at field locations, carry training materials, and stand and/or sit to present safety trainings both outdoors or indoors Flexible to work irregular hours and days as needed to accomplish company safety goals Valid driver’s license and ability to be covered by the company’s insurance policy Human Resources Jobs - Food Safety Jobs - Agriculture Jobs - Administrative Jobs - Packinghouse Jobs Apply By Our Email: Apply Email Apply Here Online: Apply Online Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.