Senior Safety Consultant – Denver, CO

Pinnacol Assurance does just one thing, and does it better than anyone: provide caring workers’ compensation protection to Colorado employers and employees. And while we may be a little biased, we believe that our work shapes communities and changes lives.

We have big hearts and love big ideas. We’ve been around for more than  100 years, but don’t let that fool you. Pinnacol is committed to taking care of Colorado employers and workers in the most innovative ways. We celebrate continuous improvement, new ideas, compassion, teamwork, integrity and excellence.

With our number one priority to keep everyone safe, along with the heart of Pinnacol’s “culture of caring” to do what is right and not what is easy, we’re currently having our team members work from home. But we’re still making time for fun with virtual events like virtual painting classes, virtual yoga and Zumba classes, and virtual happy hours!

What you’ll do:

Senior Safety Consultants at Pinnacol are informal leaders who provide innovative risk intelligence to  customers so they can do their best work every day. Capable of delivering an array of safety solutions,  from loss control and compliance to enterprise risk strategy and implementation. Self-directed subject  matter expert that leverages autonomy and creativity to solve customers’ unmet needs in a variety of  ways, from traditional loss control and safety compliance to more complex enterprise safety culture  work, human and organizational performance consulting.

What you can expect:

  • Lead safety management system strategic development through human-centered design tools,  workshops, and holistic consulting services that address all organizational challenges which can increase  risk. 
  • Responsible for managing assigned internal and external projects that align with the Safety Services’  vision and strategy and help Pinnacol win and retain business. 
  • Proactively analyze injury and accidents reports, claims metrics, and injury case studies across  industries in order to build commercial insights and recommend changes that lead to a safer work  environment 
  • Responsible for identifying customers’ unmet needs, crafting customized solutions for them, and  guiding their safety journey to meet their business goals. 
  • Provide informal mentorship to safety consultants. 
  • Proactively engage Pinnacol’s underwriting, claims, return to work, and agency relations teams to  partner on solutions that decrease customer costs and improve customer experience. • Perform direct customer engagement to support the retention of business, winning of new business,  and helping the customer drive down their loss ratio.
  • Responsible for performing self-imposed quality control on all work in a timely fashion. • Researches and builds commercial insights for occupational health and safety that support direct  customer engagement. 
  • Analyze data to assist policyholders in identifying trends in accident causes, injuries and claims  management 
  • Collect data and generate reports on a timely basis, using custom software, based on  findings/observations in policyholder’s business and losses. 
  • Responsible for effectively managing and documenting time for all assigned duties and daily tasks
  • Follow up with policyholders in a timely manner to ensure recommendations are addressed
  • Provide customer with appropriate resources, services and products to support their safety needs.
  • Manage the onboarding process in Safety Services for new consultants. 
  • Build a network of internal and external stakeholders to stay abreast of industry or business trends. • Adopt a growth mindset through proactively identifying and addressing learning and developmental  needs to enhance your own performance. 
  • End user on all internal software applications 
  • Use digital collaboration tools like Mural, Miro, and Google Jamboard to facilitate human-centered  design processes such as design sprints, customer journeys, strategy mapping, and so forth. • Perform other duties as assigned

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. 
  • Five years of health, safety or risk management experience is preferred.  
  • Experience with municipalities or construction is a plus
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience is strongly preferred.  
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) strongly preferred
  • Strong customer-facing skills, sales first mindset, and robust public speaking skills.  
  • Always hold an active safety or risk professional designation by an ANSI-accredited institution or from  the American Institutes for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters or equivalent. 
  • Supportive and comfortable with the future of work, including digital collaboration tools, virtual  experiences, and innovative technologies.  
  • Effective Communication: Ask earnest questions and challenge the ideas of others in a persuasive but  professional manner.  
  • Knowledge and ability to apply Human-Centered Design, through being curious, seeking out problems,  and prototyping iterative solutions to those problems with the customer always in mind.
  • Strategic-Thinking: Understands and processes complex information and exercises sound judgment,  considering the situation, the issues, the key players, and levels of authority involved. Proposes a course  of action that further the objectives, priorities and vision of organization. 
  • Risk-Taking: Willingness to take calculated risks, accept failure, get over failure, and move on to the  next calculated risk.  
  • Resilience: Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, rapid change or strenuous  demands. 
  • Teamwork and Leadership: Demonstrated proficiency working well inside small, high-performing
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% via personal automobile within the state is required; must possess valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. Some overnight stays may be required, but most travel will be within the Denver Metro area.

We can’t do our work without people like you.
Our employees are extraordinary and committed to making a difference. Here’s some of the ways we show our appreciation.

  • Our benefits go beyond the basics. You’ll get to choose from diverse benefit offerings for medical, dental and vision.
  • We care about each other. We enjoy a positive, collaborative work environment. We are hard workers and high performers.
  • We love who you are. Pinnacol is on a journey to embody diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re committed to creating a culture that deeply values differences, where everyone feels like they belong.
  • Take a day (or 20!) off. Enjoy 20 paid days off your first full year plus 9 paid holidays.
  • Take care of yourself. Sign up for unique wellness programs, including on-site, company-paid fitness facilities and classes
  • Get your learning on. We promote a learning culture to help you master your current job and cultivate the skills of the future through a variety of on-site, online, and off-site professional development opportunities.
  • Give back and get paid. Through our employee volunteer program, Pinnacol in Action, employees receive paid time off to volunteer with Colorado nonprofits.
  • Share in our success. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a quarterly incentive, up to 20 percent of your annual base salary, when your team exceeds their goals and objectives.

When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you’d like to be paid, the skills and experience you bring, what similar jobs pay in the Denver area and make sure there’s equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with. The compensation amount for this role is targeted at $94,000-$98,900. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including your experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Want to love your work? Apply today!

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