Environmental Health & Safety Manager


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Asset Protection
REI City
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REI Location
Seattle HQ
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job
REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural
organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside
for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of
diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

This position contributes to REI’s success through the development, implementation and oversight of a comprehensive
environmental, health, and safetyto reduce risk and potential losses due to accidents and injuries, compliance violations,
or hazardous conditions.  This position contributes to the strategic direction of the EHS program for operational teams
across the co-op. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

• Establishes direction and oversees the Environmental Health and Safety programs REI Co-op Operations as directed.
• Works to foster ownership and accountability for the EHS  at all levels.
• Guides the management team to prepare, support and audit location-specific performance and improvement goals annually.
• Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety
  and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
• Plans and conducts periodic audits, inspections and walkthroughs of assigned facilities to validate compliance to
  company standards and local, state, and federal agency regulations including OSHA, EPA, and DOT.
• Assists operational management teams with developing action plans to address safety deficiencies.
• Reports or reviews findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, and/or environmental testing.
• Researches, validates and reports on facility health and safety trends including incident frequency and severity rates
  and analyzes incident trends and worker’s compensation claim metrics and performs root cause analysis.
• Ensures inspection programs for facilities, machinery, and safety equipment are being administered effectively to
  identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
• Recommends process and product changes to reduce employee exposure to workplace hazards.
• Conduct Job Hazard Analysis and other hazard assessments including ergonomic evaluations.
• Ensures compliance to corporate Hazardous Materials disposal program.
• Develops site-specific policies to ensure safety across the co-op.
• Leads or participates on cross-functional improvement teams.
• Establishes and maintains emergency preparedness and evacuation procedures including validation, review, and 
• Provides guidance and direction on crisis and emergency situations including natural disasters, emergencies, and 
  workplace violence.
• Establishes and supports worker training in areas such as safety regulations, company health and safety policies, use of
  safety equipment, violence in the workplace, incident investigation, hazmat processes and disposal, and relevant
  industry issues.

Bring your passion and expertise
• 7+ years of progressive work experience in the EHS discipline.
• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage program change successfully.
• Knowledge of EHS principles as well as OSHA, FDA, EPA and other state and federal requirements.
• Independent, self-directed and results oriented individual.
• Ability to direct, train and mentor at all levels.
• Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication as well as the ability to develop rapport and credibility at all levels.
• Display strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills.
• Bachelor's Degree.
• May require 25%+ travel.
• Builds capacity of individuals and teams through effective employee development, involvement, communication, and supervision efforts.
• Creates a strong, mutually supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best.
• Establishes trust and inspires others.
• Makes effective organization and people decisions in a manner consistent with REI's values and ethics.
• Delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
• Champions the organization and advocates solutions in the overall Company's best interest.
• Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
• Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
• Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers. 
• Fosters change in company direction.
• Effectively plans and executes changes.

Great if You Have:

• 3+ years of work experience in the Asset Protection discipline.

REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as 
required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op 
a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.

As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

The pay for this role is: $65,000 to $127,500 per year  
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$65,000 to $127,500 per year
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§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.