• BIO - Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist I

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Travel Required
    Up to 25%
    Position Location(s)
    US-IA-Coon Rapids
    FLSA Status
  • The EH&S Specialist I is responsible for maintaining records and training documentation for the Environmental Health and Safety Program as well as scheduling and coordinating safety training sessions for all team members at their designated biorefinery. Team members in this position will participate in and assist with the implementation of POET environmental and safety management systems, including audits and inspections, report generation, behavioral observations, and incident investigations when necessary. The EH&S Specialist I may also assist POET Design & Construction in monitoring contractor safety performance on projects at the biorefinery.



    To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:

    • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Safety or Environmental Studies is preferred.
    • 2 or more years of safety-related work experience. Construction safety experience is also beneficial.
    • Preferred training includes OSHA General Industry 30-Hour, Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH), DOT Hazmat, OSHA Construction 10-hour, 24 hour HAZWOPER, and HAZWOPER Train-The-Trainer or equivalent courses.
    • Presentation/facilitation skills and experience preferred.
    • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.




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    POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.






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