Intern - Safety

CSS Farms
Dalhart, TX 79022
United States
Job Description

CSS Farms is a multi‐state agricultural business with a mission of Growing Great Together. We achieve our
vision by leading the way in stewardship and solutions for every field, every load, every day.
At CSS Farms we take great pride in doing the job right and believe our best work is achieved when we
work together. Farming is our way of life, we have a deep passion for the land, our families, and our
communities. Our legacy is rooted in solving hard problems and tackling new business ventures.
The Safety Intern works closely with the site Safety Coordinator in conjunction with the Director of Health &
Safety. This Internship will give a hands‐on learning opportunity while supporting the implementation and
monitoring of comprehensive health and safety programs within our farm locations. As the Safety Intern, you
will gain exposure to all facets of Occupational Health & Safety practices in the workplace setting.
 Gain experience on safety procedures and practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, and
local regulations, to include the Occupations Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National
Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and State Regulations.
 Assist with Implementation, monitoring, and management of safety programs, policies, and
procedures to meet the specific safety needs of the Company.
 Evaluate on‐site safety and/or emergency management programs designed to respond to
individual situations and to improve overall safety conditions.
 Gain experience in Safety Data Sheet Management and Chemical Labelling.
 Perform routine walk throughs of facilities & equipment to observe hazards and unsafe activities.
 Collaborate with Safety Coordinator and Safety Committee to make safety improvements.
 Assist in accident investigations, prepare reports, and maintain records. Gather factual accident
data that helps identify cause and recommends corrective actions to prevent recurrence of a
similar mishap.
 Become familiar with computer‐based reporting system on injuries, auto, process and property
 Assist with safety training courses and New Hire Safety Orientation.
 Gain experience with food safety practices, to ensure that we are meeting all Food Safety
regulations and compliance standards.
 Take on other tasks and responsibilities, as needed.
Physical Requirements
 Ability to sit 35% of an eight (8) hour day.
 Ability to stand or walk 65% of an eight (8) hour day.
 Lifting, squatting, or turning 5% or less per week.
 Lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.
Expected Hours of Work
 Mid‐May through Mid‐August (start and end Dates are flexible based on candidate’s schedule)
 Typical, daily farm hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday, with occasional hours outside
this window during peak times (Planting/Harvest).
Required Qualifications
 Actively pursuing an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety or a related field.
 A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one and pass vehicle insurance verification.
Desired Qualifications
 Generally tech savvy and can use basic software systems such Microsoft Excel and Word, and
willing to learn new internal safety systems if required.
 Possess excellent organizational and project management skills.
 An excellent communicator; asking for and valuing positive and constructive feedback in an effort
to grow within your role and career.
Work Authorization
 In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility
to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification
document form upon hire.
Compensation and Benefits
 Competitive pay package.
 Participate in real‐world applications of Occupational Safety from a leading, US potato company.
 Be part of a collaborative, interactive and growth‐focused work environment
 Make valuable contacts within the industry who can assist you with your career development,
now and in the future.
 Gain an understanding of the entire business, including agronomy, operations, employee
management, and logistics by spending time with Farm, Equipment, and Operations Managers.
AAP/EEO Statement
CSS Farms provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In
addition to federal law requirements, CSS Farms complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy
applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion,
termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
CSS Farms expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or
veteran status.