Safety and Risk Management Director

Location: Boise, Idaho
Safety and Risk Management Director
The Y is committed to strengthening communities. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to have the Y experience. We strengthen the foundations of community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living, and instilling a commitment to social responsibility. Currently, the Treasure Valley Family YMCA serves more than 57,000 members with four facility branches, a 400+ acre resident camp, 23 childcare locations, and youth programs offered at over 100 locations throughout the community.
The Safety and Risk Management Director will work with Association Leadership to advance a safety culture and provide technical direction, expertise, education, and overall strategic safety and health guidance. The Safety and Risk Management Director will oversee accident investigations, ensure regulatory compliance, hazard identification and elimination and/or abatement, tracking of hazards, and will communicate to Leadership the Y’s status on safety and health compliance and progress toward creating a solid and effective safety culture.  In addition, the Safety and Risk Management Director will analyze accident and injury trends in order to determine priorities of work and develop a path to improve the Y’s safety culture.

This position will manage the following for the Association:  Hazard Communication program; Waste program; Fleet inspection, maintenance, and licensing; Contractor Safety program; Job Hazard Analysis; Safety and Health Training; Safety audit program; Child Abuse Prevention efforts, and other Safety and Health programs vital to the Y’s mission and core values.

This position provides shared leadership with the CHRO in Enterprise Risk Management activities to efficiently and cost-effectively manage risks. Responsibilities will include following the Risk Management process and educating, advising, and counseling staff to reduce or transfer risks.

Starting Wage Range:
$48,443 to $66,643

Key Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of three years of of relevant work experience (risk management, related insurance, or occupational safety and health) is required.   Preferred certifications include ASP and CSP.  The successful candidate must understand the principles of  risk management the essential components of a safety culture,  and the impact on delivery of YMCA programs. Must have a high level of computer literacy in Microsft Office Suite, G Suite, and the ability to learn new software.    
The candidate must possess human relations skills that maintain a level of credibility and authority in advisory relationships with staff and volunteers and must be able to relate the unique requirements of YMCA facility management to professional services required to conduct business.  This position requires skills in the areas of training, planning and organizing, and project management.  A strong knowledge of local, state and federal regulations is required.
Physical Requirements:
Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and/or assist up to 50 pounds in weight. Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency. May require ability to wear and use personal protective equiment such as hearing protection, respiratory protection, and skin protection. Must be able to meet Teasure Valley Family YMCA’s transportation guidelines. 

Schedule Requirements:
This is a full-time position with a schedule that is primarily Monday – Friday, but some nights and weekends will be required based on the needs of the association.
Working at the Y:
Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides a progressive work environment with great benefits for qualifying full-time employees. Benefits include:
  • 9% employer-funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting and ability to make additional contributions to retirement benefits through 403(b) savings plan
  • High quality and affordable benefits including health (75% employer paid for family) and dental insurance (50% employer-paid for family)
  • Free use of YMCA facilities for immediate family
  • Generous paid-time off package, earning at the rate of 24 paid days off per year to start
At the Y, our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.
Application Process:
All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an online application.  If you have any questions regarding the position, please visit our website at or contact
Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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