Safety Coach

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity

Construction, Defense/Public Safety , Industrial, Not for Profit-Charity, Other | Full Time | Onsite | Des Moines

Posted: 3/8/24

Job Description

We are looking for a Safety Coach to join our team. The Safety Coach will play a key role in ensuring all Habitat programs comply with local, state, and federal occupational health and safety guidelines and procedures as well as ensuring the safety of all employees and volunteers.

Deadline to Apply 4/30/24


95 University Ave

Essential Job Functions

The safety coach’s main responsibility is to diminish or eliminate work-related accidents through coaching and training employees and volunteers, with a focus on recognizing what team members are doing correctly. If an accident occurs, the safety coach will conduct a safety review. Based on the review results, the safety coach will document findings and recommendations to prevent accident recurrence.
The safety coach is responsible for conducting safety audits on new construction sites, Home Preservation repair sites, and all ReStores. In addition, the safety coach maintains supplies of PPE, and ensures employees and volunteers use the PPE properly and consistently.
The safety coach ensures compliance with all OHSA guidelines. The safety coach is also responsible for reviewing and meeting all state and federal safety standard requirements for record-keeping, including the submission of the OSHA form 300.
The safety coach collaborates with other leaders and team members to review, update and implement safety policies and procedures for the organization.
The safety coach leads the Safety Committee, conducting regular safety meetings, and implementing identified safety projects for the organization.
The safety coach collaborates with the HR Manager to manage the worker’s compensation record keeping and reporting.
The safety coach is responsible for training team members on vehicle use and safety.
The safety coach is responsible for ensuring programs and training are in place and implemented for all affiliate team members. This includes but is not limited to: topics required by OSHA, vehicle safety, and forklift safety.
The safety coach will ensure GDMHFH safety guidelines and procedures align with Habitat for Humanity International recommendations.
The safety coach may also assist the Facilities & Asset Manager in correcting facility-related safety issues.


Bachelor’s degree preferred


Two (2) years previous experience in comprehensive workplace safety and compliance programs.


Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance eligible the 1st day of the month following hire.
Retirement Plan
Employee Referral Bonus
Employee discount at Des Moines and Urbandale ReStore
Discounted membership to the Tool Lending Library at the Euclid ReStore

Travel Required

Yes, within DSM Metro

Resume Required


Contact Person

Lauren Lindahl

Deadline to Apply 4/30/24

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