Field Safety Supervisor


Website Freshway Farms

Freshway Farms

Field Safety Supervisor – Freshway Farms

 The opportunity:  Freshway Farms and its sister company Main Street Produce comprise a dynamic growing and shipping operation in the Santa Maria Valley and has an immediate opening for a Safety Supervisor.  Our focus is providing premium quality fresh produce for our customers while ensuring a stable and enriching environment for our staff.  We work hard to develop our team and maximize their contribution through job specific and industry training opportunities.  We recruit and hire intelligent career minded individuals who can learn and grow from our experience while contributing their own innovative and creative ideas. 

 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.  Our current leadership staff averages more than 12 years of employment with our organization.  We have maintained consistent growth in an ever changing environment by focusing on care of the employee, and thorough careful adherence to the laws and regulations that govern our success.

 What we offer:

  • Competitive salary range commensurate with experience
  • A company vehicle for professional use 
  • 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 culture that values a friendly workplace based on respect for one another while maintaining a shared commitment to achieving the goals of the company

General Responsibilities:  Freshway Farms’ Safety Supervisor is responsible for overseeing safety procedures, training, and operations over several ranches throughout the Santa Maria Valley ensuring a safe and legally compliant work environment for all farming employees. The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include: 

  • Maintain understanding of the regulatory environment and, under the guidance of Management, adjust policies, practices, and training as necessary
  • Inspect operations and verify company compliance with relevant safety regulations 
  • Oversee the implementation of a wide variety of safety trainings for employees
  • Maintain accurate and current records in accordance with guidelines
  •  Oversee and analyze incident reports in order to ensure that all employees receive appropriate care if and when an incident occurs, and to institute changes that lead to a safer environment
  • Work with other team members to effectively and efficiently manage Workers’ Compensation cases

 The successful candidate will have: 

  • 3 years + of experience in agricultural safety or equivalent education in a related field
  • Knowledge of Cal-OSHA regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Leadership skills with a collaborative mindset
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Valid driver’s license
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