Scaroni Family of Companies

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Field Human Resources & Safety (FHRS) Director
  2. Location: Salinas/Heber, CA
  3. Number: 9614
  4. Post Date: 4/14/2017
Job description


  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Human Resources or other related degree and a minimum of five years applicable Health, Safety and/or Human Resources experience.  Ten years related experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Safety and Human Resources Compliance laws, procedures and regulations.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Workers’ Compensation laws and practices.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.                                                                                                  
  • Proficiency in the English language, verbal and written and ability to communicate with team members and inter-company personnel in English and Spanish.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, electronic mail, FAMOUS, and other word and spreadsheet programs.


Essential Job Function:

  • Provide safety leadership to ensure all SFC are aligned with corporate safety vision and initiatives.
  • Models the highest standards for health, safety and human resources.
  • Develop and influence the organization to successfully implement programs and accomplish milestones and goals.
  • Ensure that information is communicated, understood and flows from management to employees and from employees to management.
  • Conduct observations and teach to observe to improve overall safety performance.
  • Assist staff to understand Cal/OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handling Cal/OSHA compliance, inspections and citations.
  • Interface and negotiate with regulatory agencies on health and safety issues.
  • Assist with and support emergency response efforts.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to line organizations on how to manage ergonomics related issues and make needed changes.
  • Research and evaluate new personal protective equipment (PPE) and tool opportunities and demands for potential products.
  • Investigate injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel.
  • Notify executive management of pertinent details.
  • Evaluate hazardous conditions and practices and develop hazard control practices and programs.
  • Responsible for all required Federal and State Hazardous Materials and Environmental reporting.
  • Assists in communicating hazard control information and evaluate effectiveness of the control.
  • Guides and assists production, trucking and maintenance personnel at all locations with critical safety and health problems.
  • Oversees company accident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
  • Plans and directs safety and industrial hygiene services to obtain optimum service.
  • Works with trade and professional associations to promote goals and objectives in the health and safety area that affect company’s business.
  • Establishes target areas and long-range accident prevention and cost-control objectives.
  • Keeps apprised of developments in federal and state laws likely to affect the company.


Human Resources:

  • Responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of all documentation in the “Red Binders”(mandatory federal and state notices, includes federal, state, county, and local licenses, various certificates of insurance, etc.). The contents vary by county and state.
  • Update binders with the Grower list, location of pesticide records and Safety Data Sheets
  • Supervise payroll check distribution and collection of checks not issued
  • Supervise TIRAS Yuma/Imperial Valley
  • Oversee Wage Statement distribution
  • Supervise and/or investigate complaints, grievances, alleged harassment, theft, etc.
  • Supervise and oversee employee wage claims (reclamos)
  • Health benefits


H-2A Responsibilities:

  • Supervise H-2A (H-2A and domestics) contract and return signed acknowledgement to H-2A manager
  • Supervise MSPA (H-2A and domestics) and return signed acknowledgment to H-2A department
  • Health Benefits


Crew Start-ups:

  • Oversees crew start-ups ensuring crews are equipped with the needs tools and supplies (water coolers, safety vests, horns, etc.)
  • Oversees new hire / registration process
  • Safety/HR/Miscellaneous Training, including but not limited to:
    1. Pesticide Worker Safety (A-9 Series)
    2. Heat Illness Prevention
    3. Chalequero (Crew Safety Rep)
    4. Tractor Driver Training and Certification
    5. First Aid & CPR
    6. Moving Equipment
    7. Report al accidents
    8. Harassment and Anti-bullying
    9. Wage & Hour
    10. Rest and Meal Periods


Food Safety Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Food Safety Training for all new crews / crew start-ups
  • Identify and address food safety con-compliance issues


Physical Requirements:

  • Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing.
  • Extended sitting and driving.
  • Walking on even and uneven surfaces.
  • Reaching overhead and below the shoulder, twisting, sitting, lifting, bending, walking, stooping, climbing, sight, and hearing.


Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver License
  • Acceptable Driving Record (must meet minimum criteria to be covered on company’s auto insurance policy)
  • First Aid / CPR Train the Trainer Certification
  • Pesticide Safety Train the Trainer Certification
  • OSHA General Industry Certification Desirable

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Employer paid health insurance
  • Two weeks vacation Years 2 – 5
  • Three weeks vacation Years 6 plus
  • Company Vehicle
  • Retirement Plan 401(K)

Travel Requirements:

Position requires extended travel throughout various locations in Yuma, Arizona and throughout California.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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