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Environmental Health & Safety Intern 2019

at Cargill, Incorporated.

Posted: 2/4/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: CAN00581
Categories: Summer Jobs, Green
Keywords: environmental

Job Description

Environmental, Health and Safety Management Internship:
As an environmental, health and safety management intern, you will gain exposure to the development and implementation elements of our overall safety and/or environmental management systems that satisfy both internal and external requirements. You will be exposed to evaluation of trends, root cause analysis, the development/implementation of basic safety/ergonomics/EHS/environmental programs, departmental safety meetings, compliance activities and corporate responsibility activities. You may interact with all levels of employees from production workers to top location and business leadership.

Environment:
This role involves physical activity in agricultural, food and feed processing environments, which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis–involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing more than 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (e.g. heat, cold, dust).

Internship Programming:
• Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
• Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
• Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Location:
Calgary, AB

High River, AB
• Plant setting



Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in ergonomics/human factors, occupational safety, or a safety-related degree graduating between December 2019 and August 2021
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
• Willingness to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada. 
• Able to complete a 16 week Internship starting this May (May 2019- August 2019) 
• Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
• Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

 

Preferred Qualifications:
• Overall GPA 3.0 preferred
• Ability to relate technical knowledge to job-related duties
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills

 



Qualifications

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.