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Safety & Compliance Specialist

Company: Stratton Mountain
Location: Hanover
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Stratton Mountain Resort in -Stratton Mountain, VT
Year Round
At Stratton, we are a team of people who work extremely hard and take our jobs very seriously, without forgetting how to laugh and have fun. We choose people that display the talent and attitude that exemplify the high level of service our guests expect and deserve. Our vision is to be A BOLD MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CULTIVATING EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES.


Stratton's team members are rewarded with job experience, opportunities for career advancement and some great lifestyle perks for our seasonal team members including:

  • Stratton season pass for all employees
  • Free or discounted (depending on classification) season pass for dependents - this includes spouse &.children under 26 years old
  • Alterra Mountain Company Employee Pass - free lift access & discounts (depending on classification) at all Alterra owned resorts - dependents too!
  • Unlimited introduction letters for 50% off day tickets at IKON partner resorts (depending on classification)
  • Discounted golf, mountain biking and fitness center memberships
  • Employee childcare rates & discounted seasonal programs for self & dependents (depending on classification)
  • Retail and Food and Beverage discounts
  • Industry/Pro-form discounts
  • 12 - $25 lift tickets for your friend & family guests (depending on classification)
  • Onsite medical clinic
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid sick time

    Additional perks & benefits for year round employees


    The Safety & Compliance Specialist will ensure employees are properly trained and comply with health and safety practices and regulatory standards. Responsible for establishing written policies and work procedures that will create and maintain a safe workplace. Assist with assuring compliance with permits and state regulations.

    The Safety & Compliance Specialist must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards, be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.

    The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all regulatory expectations and actively supports occupational health and safety. This position pays between $20.00-$23.00 per hour DOE.

    • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to regulatory guidelines
    • Prepare and enforce policies to enhance the culture of health and safety
    • Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the regulations
    • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
    • Monitor compliance to policies, permits and practices by inspecting resort facilities and employees
    • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
    • Responsible for workplace injury prevention program
    • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover root causes
    • Perform and assist with utility locating
    • Meet with state & local officials for facility inspections
    • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measure
      • Report on health and safety awareness, issues, and statistics.
      • Direct reporting to the Senior Mountain Operations Manager
      • Other duties as requested by the Risk Manager, VP of Operations or Senior Leadership Team


        Education: High school diploma, required. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in resort management, risk management or similar experience preferred.

        Experience: Resort operations experience a plus.


        • This position requires strong skill sets in the areas of team building, supervision and development. Effective written and verbal communication, public speaking, analytical thinking and problem solving.
        • Demonstrated ability to manage safety initiatives and effectively implement employee safety and training procedures.
        • General expense, resource management and office administration.
        • Strong desire to build and cultivate relationships with co-workers and guests of the resort.
        • Intermediate skiing/snowboarding skills required to access employee work areas on the mountain.


          Occasional travel may be required.


          This position will require work during weekends and holidays.

          Office Environment:
          • Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 20 pounds on an occasional basis.
          • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a constant basis.
          • Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on a constant basis.
          • Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, bending, reaching, and speaking on a constant basis.
          • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling on an occasional basis.
          • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
            Mountain Environment:
            • The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...
            • The degree of strenuous activity within the job is high.
            • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.
            • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
            • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.

              To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

              An Equal Opportunity Employe

Keywords: Stratton Mountain, New England , Safety & Compliance Specialist, Other , Hanover, Northeast

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