Environmental Health & Safety Director

Human Resources Bellevue, Washington


The Environmental Health and Safety Director will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, updating, and administering EHS policies, procedures, programs, and training at assigned location(s) in order to ensure compliance with all Company and governmental regulations and standards and will oversee programs that protect the company employees and assets. The role itself will be working in the greater Seattle area with travel during our busy times to Alaska, mostly summer months.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role will have oversight of Safety Coordinators, located at each of our locations in Alaska.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, and oversees the administration of safety policies and procedures for all areas of the facility in coordination with Plant Management.
  • Partners with Plant Management, VP of Operations and VP of Human Resources to deploy and implement the safety policies and to fully prepare or maintain facilities for OSHA.
  • Mitigates risk by developing and overseeing inspection procedures to identify and address areas presenting hazard or risk.
  • Establishes reporting procedures to track and document inspection findings.
  • Evaluates hazardous conditions or practices and develops and implements effective and sustainable hazard control practices and programs.
  • Develops and implements training programs to cover emergency procedures, environmental compliance, workplace safety, and other areas consistent with governmental regulations and business needs.
  • Ensures safety compliance by overseeing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) activities and procedures.
  • Establishes, tracks, and delivers workers’ compensation cost reduction and containment practices and procedures.
  • Plans and directs safety and industrial hygiene services and monitors third party administration of the Workers Compensation program.
  • Oversees or monitors safety committee, meetings, and related activities.
  • Manages and maintains training records.
  • Investigates fatalities or serious injuries near misses that occur at company facilities. Overviews company accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
  • Works with HR and local management to resolve personnel and performance issues and determine appropriate course of action.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, Environmental Health, or related field required.
  • At least five years of occupational health and safety experience in an industrial environment required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
  • Ability to travel to remote Alaska locations on occasion and move throughout facility as required to conduct safety inspections.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $140,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year DOE


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Occupational Health & Safety: 5 years (Preferred)