The Role 

The EHS Specialist is primarily responsible for overseeing the planning, development and implementation of GTI’s overall health, safety, and environmental programs.   This position will include performing safety and compliance audits in order to prevent injuries, reduce liability claims, and ensure compliance to local and state regulations.  The EHS Specialist will work cross functionally with all departments to identify, develop, and implement plans of correction throughout the organization to minimize or eliminate the potential risks associated.    The EHS Specialist will participate in ensuring standards and training of employees is conducted; this is inclusive of documentation of required forms required by state regulation.  

Responsibilities 

  • Monitors the safety and compliance of Green Thumb operations and employees 
  • Assist in developing and updating programs related to HSE functions 
  • Develops and implements SOPs and WI for the cultivation site 
  • Implement both Corporate and local Green Thumb’s policies, procedures, and best practices to promote safety and compliance at cultivation site. 
  • Review and approve any deviations to procedures and submit SOP revision request as necessary. 
  • Assist in developing and managing the NDA Process, Chemical Approval Process, and others processes as required.  
  • Assemble the employees, or experts needed to investigate and create a plan of correction for a safety /environmental/compliance risk that is identified. 
  • Manage, train and develop employees to perform in a proficient manner, providing motivation through personal example and interpersonal skills to create a cohesive team 
  • Lead site safety committee 
  • Manage first responder, safety, and engagement programs 
  • Analyzes facility trends that are deficient in practice to assess potential areas of continued non-compliance 
  • Compiles monthly summary focused on facility’s current progress 
  • Possess in depth knowledge and understanding of all applicable regulations 
  • Audit activities and document in clear methodical manner 
  • Liaison with local, state and federal authorities as required 
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to ensure the safety of our employees at cultivation and safety of our employees 
  • On-boarding of new employees to orient, train, and explain processes, state regulations, and SOP’s at cultivation and at dispensaries 
  • Stay up to date with changes in rules and regulations. 

Qualifications  

  • Preferred Bachelor Degree in Occupational Health Safety, Environmental Health, or related subjects in addition to a minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience; or 7plus years of experience. 
  • 1 year working experience in on operational environment developing, implementing SOP’s and compliance type procedures and formats 
  • Strong communication skills 

Additional Requirements 

  • Must be 21+ years or older 
  • Must pass all required background checks 
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time, and move without aid 
  • Possess a good knowledge of safety environments and hazards 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong writing and articulation skills 
  • Proactive 
  • Work with a team and development Teamwork 

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