Boise Cascade

  • Safety Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Building Materials Distribution
    Post End Date
    Environmental Health & Safety
    Position Type
    Incentive Plan Target
    Incentive Eligible
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Boise Cascade's safety goal is to provide a safe workplace where nobody gets hurt. We are looking for an experienced safety professional to join our Division Safety team supporting our thirty-seven locations. This position is designed to provide administrative support for the Division Safety department and includes responsibility for web-based safety initiatives and programs. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!


    Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

    • Medical + Prescription Drug
    • Dental + Vision
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings
    • Paid holidays and time off



    Supports branch efforts to develop and maintain a safety culture to improve the safety & health of all employees through safety policies, preventative maintenance, reporting, and training criteria. Helps evaluate processes to ensure continuous improvement in location safety performance. Works with location management, and Division Safety team to support development and execution of safety programs and initiatives. Works with other safety leaders and professionals to develop and share best practices.  Understand and apply fundamental mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). Maintain good housekeeping in work area. Support safety programs, OSHA, and DOT regulatory compliance. Assist with preparing appropriate reports and communicating safety results. Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    Basic Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Working Conditions are in a normal office environment with minimal physical activity; some travel may be required (less than 10%). 


    Preferred Qualifications: Must possess effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; advanced knowledge of computer software such as Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus, as well as additional web based program applications.  Typically more than 3 years’ experience in related job functions; may require technical certification(s) or associates degree. Candidates with experience in safety related activities in a distribution business environment desired. 


    Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Work Standards – Quality and Quantity of Work/Organization, Customer Focus, Information Monitoring, Initiating Action/Risk Taking, Decision Making, Innovation/Continuous Learning, Job Knowledge, Coaching, Effective Communication/Impact, Job Fit.


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