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Shift Safety / Emergency Response Team Specialist

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Pennington
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


The Georgia Pacific Naheola Mill located in Pennington, AL; is currently recruiting for a Shift Safety / Emergency Response Team (ERT) Specialists. This position will assume an incident command role and lead in-house Responders (ERT Team members), as well as work closely with other Safety team members and mill Security.

The role primarily supports the mill's emergency response efforts. This is a full-time position responsible for responding to all mill emergencies, assuming an incident command role, and leading in-house responders in the mitigation and control of those emergencies. The position works a 12-hour rotating shift schedule.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Responding to all mill emergencies (i.e.: Medical, fires, HAZMAT, and confined space rescue.)
  • Assuming incident command role
  • Leading in-house responders (ERT members) in mitigation and emergency control
  • Maintaining emergency response equipment, conducting drills, and training team members
  • Coordinating with the Safety Department in the execution of the mill safety plan, conducting safe work practice audits, participation in incident investigations and serving as an overall safety resource on shift
  • Willing and able to work twelve (12) hour rotating shifts
  • Willing and able to work scheduled off days, holidays and weekends as needed
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools in the following manner: Excel - (sorting data, creating tables and creating graphs); Outlook - (scheduling tasks, calendar invitations and general professional correspondence); Word - (document creation/editing); PowerPoint - (presentation creation/editing).

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification, National or State
  • Incident Command Training qualified with experience in an incident command role

What Will Put You Ahead

  • HAZWOPER Technician level qualified
  • Firefighter One (I) or higher
  • High Angle/Confined Space Rescue qualified
  • One (1) or more years' experience with occupational health programs in an industrial or manufacturing setting
  • OSHA 30-hour General Industry Certification
  • Industrial Fire Fighting qualified

Naheola Mill is a manufacturing site for the company's well-known consumer products business. More than 900 employees produce a wide range of products for the consumer business, including Angel Soft bath tissue and Sparkle paper towels, as well as bleached paperboard used in Dixie paper cups and plates.

The mill is the largest employer in the community and is engaged in supporting community outreach, workforce development and education. The area is a sportsman's paradise with world-class hunting for deer, turkey and other small game and is bounded on the east by the Tombigbee River which provides such recreation as freshwater fishing, boating and water skiing. Residents of this area enjoy the mild climate, a low cost of living, and is an easy drive to the many resort communities and soft white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Tuscaloosa , Shift Safety / Emergency Response Team Specialist, Other , Pennington, Alabama

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