Date Posted:
Job Code:
False Pass
United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.



Summary:  The Shoreplant Safety Representative will facilitate all aspects of plant safety programs including training, incident response, disaster preparedness and compliance. 


Key Responsibilities:


Safety Rep I:

  • Plans, organizes and delivers various training and certification programs.
  • Tracks and maintains training and certification information according to protocol.
  • Organizes and attends Safety Committee meetings.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations at meetings as requested.
  • Develops monthly safety tips for distribution to employees.
  • Assists with incident investigations

Safety Rep II – all responsibilities of Safety Rep I plus:

  • Develops and maintains procedures for testing safety systems and protocols and ensures testing is documented according to protocol.
  • Conducts or directs incident investigations and ensures documentation is prepared according to protocol.
  • Facilitates Return To Work (RTW) program between managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Attends and provides reports at plant management meetings as requested.
  • Assists with activities and protocols to enable the location to achieve and maintain VPP or similar status. 
  • Assists with inspection or other regulatory activities as needed.

Safety Rep III – all responsibilities of Rep I and II plus:

  • Provides direction and general supervision to Safety Reps I and II as needed.
  • Oversees training and certification programs and ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Acts as Supervisor in absence of Safety Supervisor.


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Cross trains and provides coverage as needed for Environmental Technician responsibilities.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings





Minimum Requirements



Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Associates (AA) degree or related degree or certificate preferred. 


Level I: No prior experience is required for a level I safety representative, however prior experience is preferred. 

Level II:  a minimum of one year related experience

Level III:  a minimum of two years’ related experience; AA degree or equivalent; or a combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:  OSHA Certified Safety Coordinator, or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire.

Training and Skills: proficiency with MS office products.  Ability to read, interpret and write reports and correspondence in English.  



Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.