Environmental Health & Safety Consultant at KPA

| Greater Denver Area
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KPA (www.kpa.io) is a leading provider of EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) SaaS software, online training, and consulting services. KPA’s innovative software platform delivers the visibility and actionable insight necessary for organizations to proactively mitigate operational, regulatory and compliance-related risks – helping achieve regulatory compliance; control risk; protect assets; and effectively train, retain, and manage people.

Come join our team of talented professionals and work with a company that appreciates and rewards people who make a difference. 

Position Description:
As a member of the Risk Management team, the EHS Risk Management Consultant will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients to establish and demonstrate exceptional industry and regulatory knowledge through onsite field audits, employee trainings, and regulatory interaction. The objective of an EHS Risk Management Consultant is to minimize risk to increase profitability for the client. This position develops and maintains relationships with district clients, potential clients, dealer group management, and state dealer associations. A professional, likable, persuasive, and customer service-oriented demeanor is essential for success.

Location:
While this is a remote position based out of the employee’s home office, it will require frequent visits to clients within the territory, including some overnight travel. The territory for this position includes primarily Denver Metro, Colorado Springs, Western Colorado, and Northern New Mexico

In the first 30 days you will:

  • Inherit a customer service base and immediately establish relationships with Mangers and Management teams across many different businesses

In the first 60 days you will:

  • Complete new hire orientation training to be fully operational as a KPA Risk Management Consultant

In the first 6 months you will:

  • Establish and demonstrate exceptional industry and regulatory knowledge through onsite field audits, employee training, and regulatory interaction
  • Organize a quarterly visit schedule to maximize travel efficiency based on local and distant client groupings and service frequency
  • Assist with and/or prepare various compliance documentation as needed (i.e., Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, Tier II reporting, OSHA 300 logs, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ID numbers, tank permitting, and Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans)

By the end of the first year you will:

  • Assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring accident prevention programs, policies, and procedures to ensure continuous safe working conditions in accordance with State, Federal, and Local laws and regulations to assist the client in striving to achieve Zero Accident / lost time injuries
  • Help communicate and implement environmental management compliance systems
  • Support the ongoing growth of the company by performing exceptional customer service, documenting and submitting 20 referrals or sales leads per year to your area Account Executive
  • Responsible for promoting productive relationships with dealer group management for KPA clients and State Dealer Association Management. Maintains effective internal and external public relations
  • Performs other duties and fulfills other responsibilities, as assigned.

Relationships:

  • As an EHS Risk Management Consultant, you are expected to develop and maintain internal and external relationships with:
  • District Manager, District Supervisor, staff colleagues, and other members of KPA management team
  • District clients, potential clients, dealer group management and state dealer associations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Safety Studies, or related disciplines preferred.
  • Three years of Environmental Health & Safety experience preferred.
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to speak publicly, in forums of up to 300 audience members at times.
  • Ability to seek out and communicate effectively with senior management and stakeholders at our client organizations.
  • Proven background in building and working with collaborative teams
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and effectively and professionally deal with customers and external contacts to the Company
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, Microsoft Outlook, and phone/tablet applications
  • Must have the ability to travel overnight 25%

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to drive between client visits, typically 4 days per week. Driving time per day varies according to geography and scheduling.
  • Ability to stay overnight in a hotel 1-3 weeks per quarter. This will largely depend on the Consultant's home location.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to stand on feet a minimum of 6 hours per day

Compensation:

  • Annual base salary range between $55-70k
  • Quarterly bonus averaging around $1500

Location:

  • While this is a remote position based out of the employee’s home office, it will require frequent visits to clients within the territory, including overnight travel.
  • The territory for this position includes primarily Denver Metro, Colorado Springs, Western Colorado, and Northern New Mexico



We are passionate about what we do, how we do and why we do it. Our culture is driven by the KPA core values – Integrity, Helpful, Excellence, Agile, Respectful, and Teamwork. Success will be determined by the capabilities, energy and character of the people we bring into our organization and the performance they achieve.

KPA, with headquarters in Colorado and teammates throughout the United Sates, is recognized as one of Colorado's Best Places to Work 2021 by Built In Colorado.

“To be ranked so highly in Built In’s Best Places to Work Awards is a recognition of KPA’s dedication to creating a team of outstanding professionals and our efforts to create a positive and safe workplace culture for everyone,” said Chris Fanning, KPA President and CEO. “I believe we’ve developed a high caliber organization comprised of passionate people who are experts in their respective fields and deliver great value to our customers.”
 
As a growing company KPA values its employees by supporting them with a full benefits package including:
- Medical (both PPO and HDHP plans available)
- Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (dependent on medical plan)
- Dental
- Vision
- Paid Time Off increasing with tenure
- Paid Holidays and floating holidays
- 401(k) match with immediate vesting
- No-cost Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
- Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Telehealth
- Pet Insurance

KPA is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, religious dress/grooming, color, ethnicity, sex (including sex stereotyping), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, creed, uniform service member status, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, breast-feeding and/or pregnancy-related conditions, age, protected medical condition, leave status, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, or any other legally-protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws. 

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]

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KPA strives to create a productive work environment by supporting employees and their families with competitive benefits.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
KPA's DEI Group helps to create an inclusive environment for our diverse workforce.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
KPA is careful to source diverse candidates and interviews fairly based on skills and aptitude.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
KPA has provided a place for employees to gather online to take live yoga, stretching, and meditation classes.
Mental Health Benefits
KPA's EAP and Teledoc programs are available to all employees are easy to use resources to support and promote mental health during the pandemic.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 2 weeks of parental leave.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
KPA has provided all employees working remotely during the pandemic a stipend to set up a healthy and productive work environment.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $2000 annually for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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