Environmental Health & Safety Dalhart, Texas


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Scope of Position:

Position is responsible for assurance of regulatory compliance to safety requirements to include:  permitting, program review, training, inspections, incident management and follow up, record-keeping, and documentation control.  In addition, the position has responsibility for annual site safety plan and development of the farm safety culture.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties as assigned

  • Ensure compliance to safety regulatory requirements related to:  Permitting, Program review, Training, Inspections, Incident management and follow up, oversight, Recordkeeping and Documentation control
  • Act as the technical expert for safety, training, health and ergonomics issues
  • Perform safety audits and inspections of personnel to assure compliance with program requirements
  • Handle all staff development as it relates to safety program requirements
  • Administer monthly group meetings and other specialized meetings as need dictates
  • Facilitate H&S drills including: Fire & Evacuation Drills, Weather Drills
  • Provide incident and near miss support including patient care and follow-up actions, investigation, tracking and trending details for EH&S events
  • Review all capital expenditure requests to assure safety concerns are addressed
  • Participate in all government inspections dealing with Safety agencies 
  • Conduct or participate in annual site compliance evaluation to include development of an action plan to address gaps



  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • National Safety Council training
  • Confined Space Training
  • OSHA Training Courses
  • Program, planning and evaluation techniques
  • Statistical analysis skills
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills are essential
  • Outstanding communication skills in order to lead and engage employees
  • Ability to work independently without daily supervision


  • Previous Experience as a safety manager
  • Knowledge of farming operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business Administration or Physical Sciences; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education


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