Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

An environmental health and safety specialist observes and chronicles individuals' typical behaviors and procedures to determine if these practices are safe for the individual and for the company as a whole. This position is especially important in manufacturing and production fields, as a great deal of safety concerns may arise for those working on heavy machinery or directly with raw materials. The environmental health and safety specialist identifies potential safety hazards in operations and then report their findings to supervisors, who may be a board of representatives or a senior environmental health and safety specialist. After problems are identified, the individual must develop strategies or a plan of action to safely deal with the problem. In addition, an environmental health and safety specialist also may examine the operations of a company as a whole and determine if they are environmentally friendly; for instance, the job may require determining if certain emissions standards are being met by a production plant.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Tasks
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or environmental hazards.
  • Generate and maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives.
  • Contribute to administration of EHS programs.

About South Saint Paul, Minnesota

Dakota County, Minnesota
20,368
Male:
9,755 (47.9%)
Female:
10,613 (52.1%)
South St. Paul is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, immediately south and southeast of the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is also southeast of West St. Paul, Minnesota. The population was 20,160 at the 2010 census. It is notable as one of the historic major meat packing cities in the United States. Subsequently, many residents are descendants of immigrants from Southern Europe and Eastern Europe. A post office called South St. Paul has been in operation since 1888. The city was named from its location south of St. Paul. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.14 square miles (15.90 km2), of which 5.65 square miles (14.63 km2) is land and 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2) is water. Interstate Highway 494, U.S. Highway 52, and Minnesota Highway 156 are three of the main routes in South St. Paul. South St. Paul is home to a small general aviation...
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$55,190
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$60,828
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$163,800
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$185,200
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Less than 1 year
100%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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