Safety Specialist / Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM)

Omaha, 700 S 72nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America Req. #2374

At Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), we’ve been hiring friends since 1937—people who share our passion for helping customers feel right at home. If you share our vision, we invite you to be one of us! People love working here! Named one of Furniture Today’s Best places to work, and here a few reasons why:  A FUN, stable work environment, with no layoffs in our history.  A safe place to work and shop, development opportunities leading you to the career of your dreams and a culture that encourages volunteering and serving our communities.

Pay Range: $22.08 – 27.38 Hourly

Job Description Your Piece of the Puzzle

Do you like helping others? NFM is looking for a Safety Specialist to perform broad administrative and safety support duties. If you have a knack for complex problem solving and can enforce and follow processes and procedures, this is the job for you. As our Specialist you will have the flexibility to work in the Omaha office or a combination of in the office and at home.

Job Duties: A Day in the Life

  • Process: Administer workers’ compensation program for Omaha and Des Moines staff
  • Analyze: Complete ergonomic workstation evaluations
  • Provide: General Liability for all regions: Receive SIRs and calls and correspondence concerning claims against NFM. Contact claimants to further document the claim against NFM. Enter all data necessary to track claims. As necessary, investigate claims to determine extent of NFM’s liability. Work with manager to settle claims or forward claims to the appropriate insurance carrier
  • Propose: Administer the 40,000 Recognition Program: Track hours. 
  • Develop: Complete various departmental reports and projects as assigned, ensuring projects are tracked and completed in a timely manner
  • Collaborate: Administer e-learning program for safety committees in all regions: maintain committee roster, email distribution list and learning group in SABA
  • Teamwork:  Responsible for Front Desk coverage for 6-10 hours per week

Qualifications: Can You Check These Boxes?

  • College degree or previous safety experience preferred
  • 2 years office/clerical experience
  • 1 year customer service experience preferred
  • Data entry skills per established department requirements
  • POPS experience and knowledge preferred – ability to look up customer orders and product information
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Pre-employment screening includes, but isn’t limited to, criminal background check

Benefits: What’s in It for You?

  • As a full-time member of our NFM Family, you will enjoy:
  • Same day pay – access to your earned pay on-demand, when you need it the most
  • Competitive pay – generous annual increases up to 7%
  • Inclusive culture – Because everyone who works or shops at NFM should feel right at home
  • Health, dental, vision, life Insurance, short and long term disability
  • Paid holidays (upon hire) and paid time off (after 90 days) 
  • Staff discount on merchandise (Collectively, NFM staff have saved almost $2 million on purchases in the last 12 months)   
  • Virtual and in-person career development opportunities at all levels
  • Paid community volunteer opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • You’ll start saving for your retirement immediately in NFM’s 401(k) and you’re eligible for company match after one year.  NFM’s 401(k) also offers Berkshire Stock as an investment option

Nebraska Furniture Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer