Safety Intern - Yakima, WA

Employer: Yakima Chief Hops

Job Description:
Job Title: Safety Intern

Department: Human Resources

Classification: Non-Exempt/Hourly

Reports to: Safety Officer



Job Qualifications:
1.Currently pursuing a degree or certificate in occupational safety and health. Must have completed at least two years of higher education study or 48 equivalent credit hours.
2.High degree of organizational skill and problem-solving ability; specifically, the ability to work as self-starter - especially as it relates to calling on resources.
3.Resourcefulness in finding information and answers from within and outside the company without prompting or micromanagement; a “consummate” self-starter.
4.Respect for details; ability to execute accurately at a high level without excess supervision.
5.Ability to prioritize/execute to achieve desired company and project goals with prudence and sense of urgency.
6.Articulate communication skills – verbal, pictorial and numerical.
7.Desire to learn and grow professionally.
8.General computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
9.Desire to invest your passion and commitment to a vision you feel you can embrace and contribute to the growth of the company and its success.
10.A willingness and flexibility to do “whatever it takes” for “whoever needs it” foster the growth and success of YCH.
11.Ability to embrace and live YCH’s PRIDE values.
12.As a safety intern, you will experience a fast-paced work environment requiring attention to detail and a high level of flexibility. Applicants must be self-motivated but can thrive in team settings.
13.Strong follow up skills are required.
14.Perform all other duties as assigned by department head and/or designee.

Job Summary:

Safety Intern will work with Safety Officer to minimize risk of job-related accidents. Responsibilities to include monitoring operations, conducting safety audits, and examining safety programs for L&I compliance. Safety Intern will help develop safety trainings, reporting tools, and metrics for the workplace.

Job Duties:
1.Maintain sanitary and safe work environment and follow safety requirements.
2.Actively participate on company’s Safety Committee, and conduct safety audits.
3.Ensure that company safety policies as well as federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations are observed.
4.Examine Safety programs, assist with updating Safety & Health programs, policies, and procedures to conform with WA L&I standards and specifications.
5.Draft, Edit, and contribute to future EHS newsletter.
6.Assist in development of new training materials.
7.Must have a complete understanding of company’s policies, SOPs, QPs, EPs, HACCP and cGMP that pertain to their department to ensure quality, safety, efficiency, and sustainability.
8.Must adhere to all company policies.
9.Follow all SOPs in a given area.
10.Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager and/or designee.

Contact Person: Denisse Gutierrez
Phone: 509-571-1933
Email: Denisse.gutierrez@yakimachief.com
Location: 306 Division St
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $15/hr

Posted on September 08, 2021

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