Safety Specialist

Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
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The Safety Specialist role will conduct accident and incident investigations, determine probable causes, and make recommendations for corrective action. They will create and update safety policies and procedures, PPE, Safety Captain Program and any new and necessary safety updates as needed. The safety specialist will also be responsible for responding to OSHA violations and complaints, recommending necessary safety training, compliance and open communication to all team members.

Essential Functions


  • Manages the development, planning and implementation of company industrial safety programs, i.e., Safety Captain Training and Manual, pig mat program.
  • Develops and maintains safety policies and procedures.
  • Gathers and analyzes statics from accidents to make recommendations for safety improvements.
  • Updates Safety Policy book and ensures policies are communicated to store management as well as team members.
  • Ensures polices are available and updated on the Company intranet.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations and handles all contact with the appropriate agencies
  • Provides protection plans for personnel and company property.
  • Prepares and maintains all required safety and security manual, IIPP manual and weekly alert, Safety Training Manual.
  • Develops and maintains all multi language safety training
  • Create and continually update SOPs, updating safety requirements where necessary.
  • Responsible for semi-annual corporate fire drills.
  • Maintains and updates our Shoe Program policy and procedures for the stores and DCs.
  • Responsible for communicating with project managers on installation of all first aid kits, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Posters and signs geared towards safety are kept up to date, layouts for safety boards are in good condition, maintained and developed for new locations.
  • Member of Work Committee.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in retail Safety Programs
  • Experience and knowledge of OSHA standards with regards to Grocery retail
  • Ability to train, influence and motivate team membersProven experience developing, delivering, and evaluating safety training programs.
  • Proven ability to interact and perform all job responsibilities with professionalism and confidentiality essential.
  • Proven ability to meet attendance requirements, dependable.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and produce quality output while working within deadlines a must.  Sense of urgency required.  Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates a high level of self-motivation; takes initiative; problem solves. 


Physical Requirements:


  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Some travel required (25 to 30 %)



In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.





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