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Manager - Environmental Health and Safety Job

DATE POSTED: Dec 12,2016


CATEGORY : Health & Safety Management

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-5091

FULL JOB TITLE: Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Spokane WA

Environmental Health and Safety Manager - Spokane, WA

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Job Position Summary:

The EHS Manager, Operations Compliance (MOC) assist retail locations with environmental, health, safety and DOT compliance programs to ensure safe storage and handling of agricultural products at facilities in Crop Production Services, Inc. The MOC is responsible for implementing CPS policies and procedures and for managing environmental, health, safety and DOT issues with facility, division and corporate management. The MOC must become the “trusted advisor” to the CPS facilities and divisions. The job expectations are to help, educate, train, and comply with all aspects of running the business. This summary of job responsibilities and duties is meant togeneraldescribe the position and is not all-inclusive.

Key Tasks:

Essential Job Responsibilities

Regulatory Management:

  • Identify EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations applicable to materials and processes at facilities and assist in understanding EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations, standards and programs
  • Conduct company EHS compliance audits
  • Prepare and lead training meetings and train-the-trainer sessions
  • Assist facilities during interaction with regulatory agencies
  • Keep apprised of federal, state and regional laws and regulations affecting facilities and maintain working relationships with regulatory agencies

Safety Management:

  • Investigate incidents such as injuries, vehicle accidents and property damage
  • Determine root cause of incidents and oversee preparation of corrective action plans for each incident
  • Ensure timely notification is made to regulatory agencies and company management for incidents
  • Monitor facilities for unsafe work practices and unsafe work conditions and support Near Miss Reporting at facilities

Environmental Management:

  • Respond and coordinate spill response efforts
  • Evaluate operational practices at locations for environmental risk
  • Evaluate proposed acquisitions and divestitures for safety and environmental risk
  • Assist the facility and Division management on construction projects
  • Assure preparation, submittal and maintenance of RMP/PSM plans, SARA Tier II and Pesticide Production Reports
  • Assist facilities on waste management issues

DOT and Fleet Safety:

  • Assist facilities in implementing DOT and fleet safety programs such as driver qualification files and defensive driving training

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental science or related field preferred
  • Professional certification (in safety or environmental field) preferred; any applicant hired will be expected to obtain a Professional Certification in Safety.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations including (but not limited) to OSHA, PSM, EPA, RMP, DHS, State Dept. of Agriculture, State environmental and DOT agencies; minimum of 5 years work experience
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and ability to interact with all levels of employees and management
  • Must be self–motivated and disciplined requiring little to no direct supervision, ability to concurrently deal with multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including MS Word®, PowerPoint® and Excel®


  • Must be able to travel up to 65% of the time, with overnight travel approximately 40% of the time
  • Must be able to lift 25 – 50 lbs., occasionally lift 51 to greater than 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions
  • Must be able to be certified by a physician to wear a respirator and wear personal protective equipment
  • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace and possess a US driver’s license

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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