Job Description

Chartwells K12

  • We are hiring immediately for a SAFETY COORDINATOR position.
  • Location: St. Louis Public Schools; 801 N. 11th Street. St. Louis, MO 63101. Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: Full time; Monday through Friday.
  • Details: The safety coordinator will work directly with managers and ensure the team complies with operational needs, supports business-critical matters, and assures regulatory compliance.
  • Requirement: Food/safety-related experience; a bachelor's degree in food & beverage/hospitality management, safety, nutrition, occupational safety/health, or related field of study is a plus.
  • *Internal Employee Referral Bonus Available

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Chartwells K12's goal is to make sure students leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than they came in, by serving food kids love to eat and creating custom dining programs. With more than 16,000 associates in 4,300 schools, ranging from large public institutions to small charter and private schools, Chartwells K12 is built on decades of food, education and operational experience driven by top culinary, nutrition, wellness, and sustainability talent. For more information, visit

Job Summary

Summary: As a Safety Coordinator, you will work directly with Safety Managers and ensure the team is in compliance with operational needs, support business critical matters, and assure regulatory compliance (i.e., OSHA, EPA) within assigned geographies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports efforts of company operations to assure continued attention to safety success.
  • Develops and implements new corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensures presentation and serving temperatures follow the HACCP standard.
  • Provides information related to safety and workers compensation to all levels of management.
  • Identifies programs and tools to positively impact safety.
  • Investigates accidents as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Food and/or safety experience is preferred.
  • Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
  • Supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills are preferred.
  • Excellent problem solving, creativity, and training skills.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet.
  • Bachelor's degree in food service, safety, nutrition or related field is preferred.

Associates at Chartwells K-12 are offered many fantastic benefits.

Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program

In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. For Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco applicants: We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Chartwells K-12 maintains a drug-free workplace. 

Application Instructions

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