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Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSES) Coordinator

Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway

Secaucus, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

About Us:

Rent the Runway (RTR) is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the world’s first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable and financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories and home decor from 700+ brand partners and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman’s leadership, RTR has been named to CNBC’s “Disruptor 50” five times in ten years, and has been placed on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the “TIME 100” most influential people in the world and as one of People magazine’s “Women Changing the World.”

About the Role:

The HSES Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all employees by implementing and maintaining health and safety standards. This role involves, but is not limited to, conducting safety inspections, monitoring compliance with OSHA & local regulations, upholding security expectations for the facility and promoting a culture of safety within the workplace.

What You’ll Do:

  • Safety Inspections and Audits:
    • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits of the facility to identify potential hazards.
    • Document findings and follow up on corrective actions to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure adherence to OSHA and other relevant health and safety regulations.
    • Maintain and update safety policies and procedures to comply with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Training and Education:
    • Develop and deliver safety training programs for employees.
    • Conduct new hire orientation sessions focusing on health and safety practices.
  • Incident Investigation:
    • Respond to and investigate accidents, injuries, and near-miss incidents.
    • Prepare detailed reports on incidents and recommend corrective measures to prevent recurrence.
  • Emergency Preparedness:
    • Assist in developing and maintaining emergency response plans.
    • Coordinate emergency drills and ensure all employees are trained on emergency procedures.
  • Health and Safety Programs:
    • Participate in the development and implementation of health and safety programs and initiatives.
    • Promote a culture of safety through regular communication, training, and engagement activities.
  • Record Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, training, and compliance documentation.
    • Prepare reports and metrics to track safety performance and identify areas for improvement.

About You:

  • Strong attention to detail and observational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct effective training sessions and presentations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily based in our Secaucus, New Jersey Fulfulment Center.
  • May require working irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, to address safety concerns or incidents.
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday


At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the well-being of our employees and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Exclusive employee subscription and rental discounts - to ensure you experience the magic of renting the runway (and give us valued feedback!).
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.
  • 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Company-wide events and outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!

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