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Environmental Health & Safety Associate - GROWMARK FS - Milford, DE

Milford, Delaware, US
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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  • GROWMARK FS* is* headquartered in Milford, Delaware with branches in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. GROWMARK FS has about 450 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 13,000 customers. The cooperative does business in seed, agronomy, crop protection, precision agriculture, and custom application. GROWMARK FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. _ *PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT _ Implement and coordinate Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance programs for GROWMARK, FS, LLC. _ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS _ Evaluate, develop and Implement EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) policies and programs. Provide EHS guidance to local management of GROWMARK FS, LLC. Conducts EPA, OSHA, DOT, and DHS audit procedures and programs to effectively monitor the EHS performance and compliance levels of GROWMARK FS, LLC Perform EHS compliance inspections and recommends improvements of conditions at GROWMARK FS, LLC facilities. Provide training and communications to local GROWMARKFS, LLC facility management to enhance understanding of proper EHS compliance practices and to mitigate EHS impacts to persons and property. Coordinate online compliance training for GROWMARK FS, LLC. employees, runs completion status reports, and assists to provide training for Safety Coordinators utilizing LMS for employee training. Provide training of GROWMARK FS, LLC employees to assist local GROWMARK FS, LLC facility management to be in compliance with established EHS regulatory programs and procedures. Conduct schools for GROWMARK FS, LLC, such as the OSHA 10-Hour, HAZWOPER, and Supervisor training. Monitor EHS laws and regulations which may impact compliance programs. Respond to crisis related emergencies. Conduct accident investigations and develops procedures for correction and/or prevention. Provide assistance and direction to local GROWMARK FS, LLC facility management in the area of EHS. Participate with environmental team to complete the FRP Spill Management for petroleum terminals _ OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS _ Conduct or assist in training of local emergency response teams to protect the resources of the community. Act as a liaison with regulatory agencies. Coordinate with GROWMARK, Inc. safety, insurance, and environmental personnel. Follow GROWMARKs Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Perform all other duties as assigned. _ REQUIREMENTS _ Normally requires a Bachelors degree in Environmental, Health and Safety discipline or equivalent and up to 5 years of EHS related experience Demonstrate essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Understanding and experience with safety, health, compliance, and accident prevention programs. Proven leadership skills and the ability to achieve results through others. Proven training experience and skills. Proven professional communication, persuasion, presentation, and customer service skills. Demonstrated analytical, planning, organization, problem-solving, time management, and attention to detail skills. Proven team building skills and the ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proven computer skills including Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook and the ability to use the computer to enhance business processes. Requires the ability to obtain and maintain an OSHA and Hazwoper certification. Requires a valid and acceptable drivers license and ability to travel independently and overnight. Occasionally exposed to extreme weather conditions and contact with chemicals and dust using personal protective equipment where required. Occasionally exposed to noisy conditions Required to occasionally work at varying heights Requires ability to lift 25 lbs and use man lifts, stairs, and ladders. Proven ability to maintain complete confidentiality. Occasionally required to work extended hours. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARKs policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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