Associate - Environmental/Health/Safety

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

York, PA, US, 17406

Req ID:  11406


                The Associate – Environmental, Health, and Safety plans, coordinates, and implements programs to help achieve plant risk management, employee well-being, and environmental compliance goals.


  • Develops, implements and manages site-specific EHS programs;
  • Under direction of the plant EHS Manager, conducts industrial hygiene surveys for noise, dust, and solvents;
  • Conducts ergonomics studies and works with department supervision and management to implement recommendations;
  • Manages perception surveys, self-risk assessment tools, and other behavior support programs;
  • Chairs company employee Safety Committee meetings;
  • Develops and operates activities and programs to support employee health and wellness;
  • Supports workers’ compensation program, including claim management and insurance support;
  • Provides first aid, evacuation, and emergency response support;
  • Develops and delivers employee EHS training to groups of various sizes;
  • Supports plant EHS Manager with reporting for air, waste, stormwater, and other related environmental requirements;
  • Compiles and updates OSHA log and incident data for internal reporting and statistical analysis;
  • Specifies and procures EHS-related equipment and supplies for the plant and employees;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety or related field from an ABET-accredited college or university;
  • 2 years’ EHS experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred;
  • Recent college graduates or individuals with more experience will be considered;
  • Able to occasionally work during off-shift or during a weekend;
  • Ability to travel locally on occasion and nationally/internationally with advance notice provided;
  • Proficient in MS Outlook and Office applications, including Excel;
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to clearly communicate EHS concepts and requirements with employees and plant management;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, including budgeting, project and contractor management, and training programs.


  • Regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk, hear, and see;
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds;
  • Occasionally be exposed to cold or hot conditions for several hours per day.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster