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Safety Specialist

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Novavine is looking for an experienced Safety Specialist to join our dynamic team.

If you have experience in occupational safety and compliance, possess the ability to mitigate risk and have the leadership skills to build a one-team approach to a diverse workforce, we are looking for you!

Who are we? 

We are a large production grapevine, olive tree, and citrus tree nursery that propagates and delivers top-of-the-line agricultural products to our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

This role is responsible for maintaining company compliance using Occupational Health and Safety (Cal/OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.

  • Plan and implement safety policies and programs according to state and local agencies
  • Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adhere to the law
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
  • Work with HR to strategically maintain safety standards and loss control protocols
  • Implement preventative measures with managers and employees
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to determine causes and develop remediation steps
  • Accurately facilitate and train vehicle drivers on compliance requirements
  • Submit monthly and annual reports for work accidents and safety investigations to maintain compliance
  • Intermittent travel to our additional location in Yolo County to facilitate safety compliance

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or certification in occupational health and safety preferred
  • Experience in a risk management role, preferably as a lead
  • Deep understanding of data analysis and risk assessment practices
  • Ability to create a one-team approach and inspire dedicated involvement
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Computer literate and a keen ability to learn varied applications
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English highly preferred
  • Agriculture safety experience a plus


Why work with us? 

We value our employees, provide a best-in-class client experience, and offer the highest quality product in the industry. We offer medical, dental, and 401k matching, and we work every day in a peaceful outdoor setting in Sonoma Valley.