Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

This position will provide full-time environmental health and safety support to the operation. You will ensure that all practices are following state regulatory requirements. The position will be responsible for coordinating regulatory programs and it’s permitting applications. Develop and coordinate a new training program, maintain, and keep up to date with all environmental issues at hand and other duties as they arise.
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Pay
  • Weekly Paychecks
  • Retirement Plan with 3% Match
Salary: DOE
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plan and supervise chemical additions, bag house filter change outs, hazardous waste shipments, storm water filter maintenance
  • Manages concerns with EPA, Clean air, and DOT regulations
  • Provide advice, assist, and audit line management to ensure that effective EHS is implemented and working. Perform and contribute to the Site Training Plans by conducting employee orientations; emergency response training; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation
  • Assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures.
  • Yearly Hazardous Waste Annual Report, Pollution Prevention Plan Update, Toxic Release Inventory (Form R), Tier II Community Right to Know report
  • Coordinate monthly/quarterly safety meetings
  • Filing yearly Dangerous waste report with the Washington State Department of Ecology.
  • This role requires a “hands on” management style (70% of the time is spent out in the field and 30% is spent in the office.)
Education and Training:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Preferably in Environmental studies
  • 3 years of experience in the field would be an asset
  • Intermediate computer skills (e.g. MS Office including Excel and Word) are essential
  • Has or willing to obtain First aid, CPR, and hazardous waste material certification
  • Previous experience and knowledge in Chemistry.
  • Core Competencies:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
Work Environment:

Frequent exposure to outdoor elements and a production environment

Physical Demands:

Majority of the time is spent standing, some siting, walking, stooping, reaching, and bending. Must be capable of lifting up to 25 lbs.

Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm (May include some weekends, holidays, and overtime)

Job Type:

Full-time

Benefits:
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance
Schedule:
  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends
Experience:
  • Safety: 2 years (Required)
  • Environmental: 2 years (Required)
Location:
  • Arlington, WA 98223 (Required)
License:
  • Driver’s License (Required)
Work Location:
  • One location
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment
Work Remotely:
  • No