Field Safety Supervisor


Website Freshway Farms

Freshway Farms


The opportunity:  Freshway Farms is looking for a full-time salaried Field Safety Supervisor to join its leadership team.  This person is responsible for ensuring that the company provides a safe workplace for its employees and for overseeing the implementation of legally compliant safety policies and practices.

Who we are: Freshway Farms is a well-established Santa Maria farming company that employs several hundred people on a number of different ranches throughout the Santa Maria Valley.  We are committed to caring for our employees and providing them with a safe and respectful work environment, and this position is critical to ensuring our success in fulfilling that commitment. 

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary range commensurate with experience
  • Merit increases and eligibility for annual bonuses
  • Paid vacation and paid sick days
  • Voluntary participation in our medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Eligibility for our Flexible Retirement Bonus program
  • Voluntary participation in Cal-Savers
  • A company vehicle for professional use 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee Company Safety Programs, including
    • Injury and Illness Prevention Program
    • Heat Illness Prevention Program
    • Emergency Action Plan
    • Fleet Safety Plan
    • Various Other Workplace Safety Trainings
  • Work closely with Workers’ Compensation carrier, Company management and the Company’s Employee Services Office to proactively manage Workers’ Compensation cases.
  • Maintain awareness of the regulatory environment as it relates to safety and worker welfare and under the guidance of Management, adjust policies, practices, and training as necessary.

Job Requirements*

  • At least three years of experience working within the agricultural industry in a safety related position
  • AA degree or higher preferred
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Physical Requirements:  The employee is required to work in an outdoor environment, tolerate wide variances in temperatures, lift up to 25 pounds, stand and walk on uneven surfaces, demonstrate good visual acuity, read and write, be able to enter and exit a vehicle safely, demonstrate sufficient dexterity of hands, arms and fingers to be able to perform the principal responsibilities of the job. The employee may be asked to work irregular or extended work hours.

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