Department: Human Resources
Employment Class: Regular Full-Time
Pay Status: Exempt, $48,000-$60,000/year DOE
Expected Hours: Minimum 40 hours/week
Dates of Employment/Start Date: ASAP, April/May 2021
Reports To: Human Resources and Admin Director
Housing Available: No
At Keystone Science School, we believe that the power of inspiring curiosity and critical thinking, through the lens of science, changes lives and strengthens communities. We create future leaders who can problem solve and work together in an ever-evolving world and workplace environment.
Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science School’s historic campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We’re proud to be Summit County’s #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)! Visit KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more!
Program Overview and Job Summary:
The Safety and Training Manager is responsible for developing, upholding, and training for all risk management practices for all departments and programs of Keystone Science School utilizing a collaborative approach with all staff members of KSS. This includes the adherence of all policies and procedures of the KSS Risk Management Plan, Colorado State Child Care Licensure Rules and Regulations, Summit County’s Public Health Department, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, American Camp Association (ACA) accreditation standards, and guidelines within the Pinnacol Safety Program.
Keystone Science School invites candidates to apply who are energetic, enthusiastic, smart, hard-working, self-directed, dedicated and fun. Our tagline, Science. Adventure. Fun! summarizes what we seek in our employees: passionate about our work, willing to seek adventure and take risks to improve KSS, and able to laugh along the way. We work hard so we can play hard!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The main areas of focus for this position are:
Licensure, ACA, and Risk Management
Training Development and Facilitation
Safety Committee Management and Facilitation
Site Visits and Implementation Oversight
Other duties as assigned.
The minimum requirements in knowledge, skills, and abilities for the candidate of our choice:
Our required education, experience, and certifications:
In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:
Limited travel throughout the state of Colorado and Utah.
The physical demands of this position
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or hold objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift and carry at least 40 pounds for an extended duration. The employee is occasionally required to travel for extended periods over rugged terrain. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Our work environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the employee to work in close contact with their teammates and children. Staff will be expected to adhere to dynamic health guidance and policy set forth by KSS while working with teammates and children during a global pandemic. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but varies seasonally due to programs and staffing on campus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee often works outside and drives vehicles in various weather conditions.
Salary plus a generous benefits package: medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, sick time, and paid holidays.