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SUMMARY:The EHS Specialist works with Environmental Health and Safety Director to plan, direct, and implement Key Cooperative’s environmental health and safety programs to ensure a positive, safe, healthy, and incident-free work environment and is responsible for the compliance by Key Cooperative with all environmental and safety regulatory agencies. Areas of specialty for this position, while having a general knowledge company-wide, will focus on compliance monitoring and reporting in all areas of the company. This position would also respond to emergency situations when they arise.



·       Additional duties as needed and assigned.

· Plans and implements procedures, programs, and files regulatory reports in compliance with the local, state, and federal agencies.

· Assists with the record keeping, and manuals for these programs (including but not limited to): OSHA, DOT, Iowa DNR, Iowa Dept. of Agriculture & Land Stewardship, FDA, DHS, Local Emergency Planning Coordinators, and Iowa Department of Revenue.

· Works with EHS Director for Key Cooperative promotion of safety in our community, school, or industry safety groups and programs.

 · Assists with annual department goals according to key metrics (ex- lost time accidents) that are measured throughout the organization.

· Participates in Key Cooperative’s goal setting and budget process, in areas of safety and compliance.

· Communicates closely with and takes day to day orders from the EHS director in the day to day work, so EHS goals are reached.

 · Plans, implements, and oversees the company safety and maintenance program; coordinates and assists with Key Cooperative’s safety committee



·       Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

·       Ability to safely drive various vehicles.

·       Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, etc.

·       Ability to work independently.

·       Employee must have working knowledge of Environment Healthy and Safety Procedures.

·       Must be self-motivated and possess well developed leadership skills.

Minimum Requirement:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Safety, Biology, Chemistry, or related field required

·       One to three years of related experience preferred

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