Safety Specialist – Surterra Wellness – Wimauma, FL

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The primary role of this on-site Safety Specialist is to review, observe, recognize, identify, and report and rectify and reduce and conditions or apts. The Safety specialist will review and observe task that include processing and cultivation and ensure compliance with internal procedures, industry best practices, and governmental regulations. The specialist will work with the Safety Manager at the manufacturing and cultivation to maintain a safe and compliant operation. The Safety Specialists will assist with the business continuity and sustainability plans.


  • Must work with processing and cultivation departments and business stake holders to identify, reduce, and eliminate unsafe conditions and acts.
  • Control hazards using substitution, engineering, and administrative techniques.
  • Complete facility safety inspections and generate reports describing hazard controls and safety activities
  • Inform the Safety Manager of any hazards that are immediately dangerous to life and health
  • Communicates regularly with the Safety Manager on all activities


  • Working with Safety Standards in a highly regulated environment preferred
  • Familiarity with state and federal safety, medical marijuana regulations
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Training and reporting experience within; illness, injury, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • OSHA and DOH compliance and controls experience highly preferred
  • Facility safety inspection
  • Some travel required
  • Focuses simultaneously on short- and long-term goals and ability to identify problems quickly
  • Ability to directly observe the processing and cultivation operations, generate written reports describing the observation and recommendations
  • Ability to maintain accurate safety records
  • Ability to act appropriately in emergency situations
  • Ability to retain knowledge, information, directions and communicate effectively with others .

Job Scope

  • Operates under the direction of the Safety Manager through policies and procedures established by the Company, regulations of state and local governing bodies, and contributes to the implementation of new or changing policies and procedures. Operates interdependently within management and administration team under the supervision of the Safety Manager.

6 Core Values of a Surterra Employee

  • Integrity – We operate in a regulated and unchartered industry. Act and make decisions that stand up to scrutiny and reflect our position as a sophisticated, credible and respected leader. Be honest, trustworthy, dependable, and honorable. Demonstrate sound moral and ethical ways of interacting.
  • Collaboration – We are a collection of the best talent at all levels. Learn and grow from this diversity: welcome healthy debate and proactively seek other perspectives and points of view to find the best solution while not resting on consensus. Proactively ensure the right people have the right information at the right time. Work as a team vs. an individual performer.
  • Agility – We are growing incredibly fast in a new industry. Be open to change, be ready to pivot on the moment’s notice, and act with a sense of urgency to take advantage of opportunities. Then be ready to do it again. Quickly –and calmly -respond and adapt to the unexpected. Modify and streamline processes, find more efficient ways of doing your job. Work efficiently across markets, time zones, and functions.
  • Intentionality – Intentionality requires action –it makes your intentions happen. Good thoughts are meaningless without action. It is initiative directed by the purpose to move our business forward. Intentionality is doing things important to you, even when not easy. Transformational change happens with intentionally.
  • Alignment – Together, we must understand and believe in our vision, mission, business and team goals and priorities. When we make a decision, even when we don’t have consensus we all align behind that decision and execute. We don’t revisit decisions unless we have material new data or circumstances.
  • Accountability – Make the best proactive and reactive decisions given the available information and the wisest counsel. • Own your decisions, actions and outcomes, and promptly correct mistakes. • Be reliable, honor commitments and do not finger point, off-load responsibilities, or criticize co-workers. Look after co-workers and team’s success.

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