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Safety and Training Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Huntington
  • $50,000 - $55,000 / Year
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Coalfield Development

Title: Safety and Training Coordinator

Team: Human Development Team

Hourly or Salary: Salary

Safety Sensitive: No

Starting Compensation: $50,000 – $55,000 Benefits Package and Paid Leave

Benefits Package: 

  1. Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance – starts immediately
  2. Paid Time Off – available immediately
  3. Paid Parental Leave
  4. Employee Assistance Program
  5. Professional Development
  6. Gym Reimbursement

Reports To: Human Development Manager

Direct Reports: None

FLSA Status: Administrative Exempt 

Time Status/Term: Full-Time


The Training and Safety Coordinator ensures the coordination of Safety Training, Safety Equipment, and Safe work practices across the organization. This position also supports all Non-OJT staff with professional development. This position is a champion for creating a culture of safety and learning across the organization, with an emphasis on creating a learning environment for Non-OJT Staff.


  • Regular attendance is an essential function for all employees. We depend on our employees to show up, begin work and end work at the time their schedule indicates and whenever scheduled to work, aside from extenuating circumstances.
  • Legally and safely drive a vehicle to work sites.
  • Collaborates with leadership and safety partners to develop, prepare, and implement safety policies and procedures.
  • Enforces site-specific safety plans and emergency action plans.
  • Coordinates safety training and recommends revisions, improvements, and updates.
  • Ensures understanding of all risks and hazards throughout organization by coordinating and evaluating the safety program’s effectiveness to promote and ensure a safe working environment.
  • and implements the safety program to minimize workplace injuries, accidents, and health problems.
  • Shares environmental safety information with appropriate levels in the organization.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules.
  • Drug Free Workplace policy interpretation, administration, enforcement, and 2nd chance support.
  • Partners with relevant stakeholders, supervisors and staff to identify training needs and develop training plans.
  • Assists in the coordination of learning and development by coordinating with external vendors and service providers to ensure seamless delivery of learning and development programs. This may include scheduling and logistics, participant registration and confirmation, and tracking participation and completion.
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts to create training materials, including presentations, handouts, e-learning modules, and job aids; and to ensure training materials are accurate, engaging, and effective.
  • Implements & coordinates training sessions to employees in a variety of formats, including classroom instruction, webinars, and virtual training sessions.
  • Manages training budgets, vendors, and external training programs as needed
  • Measures and reports on the effectiveness of training programs to stakeholders
  • Ensures compliance with all training-related regulatory requirements.
  • Administers the Learning Management System software including, but not limited to, promoting self-select professional development, maintaining participant information, etc.
  • Keeps up to date with industry trends and best practices in learning and development.


  • Extensive knowledge of company safety policies/processes and applicable Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Standards.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, including employees, leaders, and external stakeholders. This includes strong listening skills, public speaking skills, and the ability to facilitate difficult conversations.
  • Have sound judgment regarding confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to learn Learning Management Software, HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) Software, and any other Software used by Coalfield Development Stakeholders, especially training software platforms.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, especially regarding safety and substance use, and the ability to ensure that the organization complies with all applicable laws.
  • Ability to adapt and pivot plans when necessary due to ever-changing organizational training needs.
  • Be approachable, empathetic, and able to build relationships.
  • Ability to analyze training data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement and use this information to develop effective training programs.
  • Excels in fast paced, high expectation environment
  • Critical thinking
  • Creative approaches


  • Office in Black Diamond Building 2923 Park Avenue Huntington, WV 25704
  • Coalfield Development operates on a Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule.
  • Regular travel to Coalfield Development worksites for safety support and observation
    (Mingo County, Logan County, Wayne County, other counties as needed).
  • Coalfield allows exempt employees to request & use flextime.


  • Light lifting (up to 50 LBS with or without accommodation).
  • Must be able to work seated or standing at a desk and/or computer.
  • Must be able to stay on feet for extended periods of time (sometimes up to 8 hours) during training exercises.
  • Must be able to be exposed to all weather conditions, especially during training exercises.


Candidates must provide reliable transportation to their primary work location and other locations as required. Travel expenses (excluding commutes) may be reimbursed per Coalfield’s policies and procedures. Coalfield has a limited fleet of vehicles and frequently carpools to minimize travel burdens on employees. A valid driver’s license and annual completion of our drivers safety course is required in order to drive a Coalfield vehicle.


  • Associate’s degree in safety or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience in safety or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience in training facilitation or related field


  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in safety
  • 2-4 years of experience in training facilitation or related field


Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Candidates for this position will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment.

Candidates for this position will be required to have a background check as a condition of employment. We conduct background checks to ensure the safety and security of our employees and partners. However, we understand that everyone has a past, and we believe in second chances. We evaluate each candidate case-by-case and consider the offense’s relevance to the position, and the time that has passed since it occurred. We are committed to fair chance hiring and empowering employers to fairly assess their candidates’ history.

Submit your Resume and Cover Letter to:

Email: [email protected]

Mail: Attn: Jobs, 2923 Park Ave. Huntington, WV 25704