Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Park Ridge, IL at TruGreen

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview
Provides leadership, guidance and support to division and regional management to ensure consistent development, implementation and execution of integrated environmental health and safety (EH&S) strategies and cost-effective solutions. Conducts field audits, recommends preventative and corrective action.


1. Provides leadership, guidance and support to division and regional management regarding employee safety programs, regulatory compliance and employee health issues within assigned geographic division.  
2. Ensures consistent development, implementation and execution of integrated strategies and cost-effective solutions in the areas of employee health and safety, transportation safety, ergonomics and environmental health for both facilities and vehicular operations.  
3. Supports the division and regional management in activities related to the development of safety processes, risk assessments, start-up operations, etc. 
4. Travels within division to conduct environmental health and safety field audits to assess, identify and focus on high-risk locations.
5. Analyzes trends and make recommendations to improve results of key performance indicators. 
6. Provides effective guidance and technical support for business operations and branch safety committees. 
7. Implements corporate EH&S strategies and ensures alignment of division and regional objectives. 
8. Guides and directs operations management to address productivity and financial loss drivers of worker’s compensation, auto liability, and general liability claims. 
9. Supports and assists the Safety Department with managing regulatory agencies regarding inspections, compliance issues, occurrences and employee safety complaints.

Education and Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, risk management or a related field required
• 5+ years of safety experience required to include 1-3 years of direct field experience with managing employee health, and  safety
• Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP), preferred
• Valid, permanent driver’s license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required.  Current liability auto insurance required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of federal and state environmental health and safety regulations
• Knowledge of concepts, principles, practices, and strategies related to employee health and safety, transportation safety, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials, ergonomics and environmental health  
• Knowledge of loss prevention practices and techniques related to worker’s compensation, auto liability, and general liability claims
• Business and financial acumen
• Organizational, project and process management skills
• Change management and conflict resolution skills
• Attention to detail and analytical skills
• Skill and ability to operate within a matrix organization and influence cross-functional teams
• Ability to operate independently and collaboratively within a team
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle and travel frequently, including overnight
• Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to:
• Sit or stand
• Walk on uneven surfaces or climb stairs
• Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
• Speak and hear
• Use vision abilities for close, distance, color, peripheral, depth and focus

Occasionally required to:
• Lift or move up to 50 lbs. with assistance
• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Noise level
        •Moderate to loud

Adverse Conditions
        • Subject to outdoor weather conditions which may include extreme cold,  extreme heat or wet conditions.  
        • Regularly exposed to chemicals using appropriate safety equipment.
        • Occasionally works near mechanical or moving parts.

• Regular and punctual attendance to ensure customer service, teamwork and maintain quality standards

TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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