At Hortica, we believe people are our competitive advantage. We strive to attract, train and motivate our employees to keep Hortica as a market leader in our industry. We are committed to hiring people with the potential to excel. As a brand of the Sentry Insurance Group, we are the insurance specialists for the horticultural industry in America.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
The ideal Safety Consultant will be located in the Raleigh, Greensboro, or Charlottearea and be able to conduct onsite safety and risk assessments and training to our business insurance customers. This position services a large multi-State territory and requires significant overnight travel. Core service States include MD, VA, SC, NC, GA, TN, KY, with occasional travel to other locations.
Additionally, you’ll: • Conduct onsite risk evaluation surveys and complete detailed reports to assist our Underwriting groups with account acceptability • Provide risk management and consultative services to businesses by developing and implementing safety polices, programs and procedures specific to each account • Develop and demonstrate safety management expertise in areas such as commercial property protection, employee safety, product and employment liability and vehicle safety • Develop, coordinate and conduct safety/risk management training programs for accounts to promote awareness and reduce claim frequency and severity • Develop and execute service proposals and plans to large accounts
WHAT IT TAKES
• Bachelor’s degree required • Bilingual in Spanish preferred • Experience working in Horticulture/greenhouse farming setting (growing crops and vegetables in a greenhouse), and/or knowledge of produce food safety practices - GAP, GMP, GFSI, etc. a plus • Emphasis in Occupational Safety & Health, Engineering, or Physical Sciences preferred • 2-5 years of insurance safety consulting • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, FSMA, and EPA pesticide regulations • High level of independence, organization, and self-motivation to work from home • Ability to coordinate and service large accounts with multi location operations • Familiarity with occupational safety and fire protection standards or regulations • High level of verbal and written communication skills • Acceptable motor vehicle record • Ability to travel overnight up to 50% of the time
WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE
We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.
Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).
HOW YOU’LL APPLY
If you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.
All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.
Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.
Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.
Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.