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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist


Environmental Health Specialist role is available with a fast-growing food manufacturer in Southern Vermont. The EHS Specialist will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing our environmental health and safety programs, policies, and initiatives. Please apply if you are interested in a career with this exciting, rapidly growing company!



Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and manage required training programs and maintain organized records and recurring due dates.
  • Deliver all EHS related training for all employees (new hires and annual training)
  • Maintain all records of training, being prepared to present at any time.
  • Maintain internal and external reporting, including data collection and reporting.
  • Ensure the company meets compliance obligations at federal, state, and local levels.
  • Schedule and maintain records of all required inspections and testing.

·        Support the development and implementation of appropriate corrective and preventative actions.

  • Conduct facility inspections and audits to identify and correct potential hazards.
  • Review potential changes to layout, process, or equipment for health and safety implications.
  • Facilitate investigations of all injuries, illnesses, “near misses” and suggestions.
  • Be an active role model for all company environmental, health, and safety standards.
  • Establish effective relationships with management and employees.
  • Participate in regular operations meetings to discuss workplace safety, environmental and regulatory concerns.
  • Lead Employee Safety Committee.
  • Promote Safety Observation process to increase the quantity and quality of safety conversations.

Required Skills/Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety, BioTech, or similar field preferred. Professional certificates or licenses are preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of -3 years of experience in the Occupational Safety and Environmental Health field
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with:  Powered Industrial Truck training; OSHA General Industry Standards; Electrical Safe Work Practices; Confined Space Rescue; Blood Borne Pathogen Training.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedures, and policies.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.
  • Computer Skills:  MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, etc.

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