EHS Specialist


EHS Specialist

@ Amazon


  • If you are eager to coach associates and conduct trainings on workplace safety, apply to join our team in Amazon Operations as a Workplace Health and Safety Specialist (WHSS)!
  • Amazon provides extensive training and development for entry level WHSS to learn to become exceptional safety leaders.
  • This is not a corporate position.
  • This is a full-time position located within one of our Amazon fulfillment centers, sort centers, delivery stations or other operations buildings within the Amazon Fulfillment Network.
  • Amazon is looking for high-potential leaders, who are ready to own their impact in Amazon Operations as a workplace health and safety specialist.
  • As a WHSS, you will have an opportunity to promote a positive safety culture while complying with Amazon safety standards on the operations floor.
  • The WHSS coordinates and implements all aspects of Amazon’s Global Safety Program within the Amazon Fulfillment Network.

What is fulfillment you may ask?

  • Fulfillment is how we refer to completing or fulfilling a customer’s order and the acts of picking, packing, shipping and delivering their order to meet or exceed their expectations!
  • Our Operation’s workflow can be broken three major lanes: first mile - where the product is housed and ready for your order; second mile - where your order is hauled to your area; and last mile - when the product is delivered to your door.
  • Please note that all lanes have slight building variations, but one thing is constant, our vision and dedication to the customer.

Key job responsibilities:

  • Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks, and improvement opportunities through conducting daily, weekly, and monthly audits
  • Facilitate incident investigation processes
  • Maintain required paperwork to comply with Amazon and OSHA regulations
  • Enter Safety Incident Information in internal database in a timely manner
  • Participate in process improvement activities and manage actions to completion
  • Train and assist others (lead safety school, train area managers and safety team members, etc.) to complete their safety tasks (audits, follow safety rules, etc.)
  • Perform specific safety training as required by the Safety Manager
  • May have additional oversight for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, or other safety related activities depending on the business unit and location

A day in the life:

  • As a WHSS, you will maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams.
  • You will also conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions for associates.
  • In addition, the WHSS leads recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics, in Amazon’s Fulfillment Centers.



  • High school or equivalent diploma
  • A minimum of 1 year in an environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field [b]OR;[/b] A Bachelor’s degree in EHS-relevant background [b]OR;[/b] 6 months experience performing in a safety-related role within Amazon
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
  • Experience maintaining confidentiality in matter involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
  • Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills
  • Experience leading and managing a team ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
  • Experience in emergency response and currently holds First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Experience in workers compensation case management

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Location: Carencro, LA
Date Posted: November 16, 2023
Application Deadline: December 18, 2023
Job Type: Full-time