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Environmental Health & Safety Intern

Employer
Freshpet Inc
Location
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 22, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Internship
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Department: Environmental, Health & Safety
Location: Bethlehem
Job Title: Environmental, Health & Safety Intern
Reports to: Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Level: Hourly
Type of Position:
  • Full- Time
  • Part-Time
  • Contractor

Classification:
  • Exempt
  • Nonexempt



General Description


The internship program at Freshpet is designed to provide students with a learning experience that will give them an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge. The student will be provided extensive hands-on opportunities with a goal of applying what has been learned during their coursework to the working environment.

The responsibilities of the EHS Intern will include:
  • Assist in developing/reviewing/revising safety and health programs, systems and procedures.
  • Assists in monitoring/assessing hazards in the work area.
  • Recommends improvement in processes, design, procedures and equipment to minimize hazards
  • Works with others to investigate incidents
  • Participates in workplace inspections and observations
  • Assists in data collection and input of environmental, health, safety and training records
  • Performs basic/routine duties in a wide range of environmental, health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the EHS standards along with federal, state and local regulatory requirements.



Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Must be currently pursuing a degree and remain fully enrolled in a 4-year college or university during the duration of the internship.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Safety & Environmental Health or related field
  • Fundamental understanding of OSHA General Industry standards
  • Rising Junior or Senior preferred.

Preferred Skills
  • Self-starter, works independently, takes initiative.
  • Flexibility: performing wide range of tasks, accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking ability with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
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