Challenge Towers is currently hiring for the following positions. To apply, download an application and email it to email@example.com along with a cover letter and resume.
2019 Contract Trainer
Category: Part Time, Seasonal
Reports to: Director of Training and Certification
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Access to employee purchase of equipment, 4% match of 401k after 90 days of employment
Description: Join the growing and dynamic Challenge Towers team as one of our trainers! Trainers travel to a myriad of different types of high and low challenge courses, aerial adventure parks and zip line/canopy tours both in the US and abroad to deliver ACCT accredited training offerings to course staff.
- Conducting trainings that meet ACCT and/or ASTM standards
- Managing risk at height in a training environment
- Preparing thorough lesson plans, syllabi, and curriculum
- Completing post training documentation
- Facilitating written testing and practical skills verification
- Single trainings can last 1 to 6 days with additional associated documentation, communication, travel, and prep time
- Trainings are plentiful in the Spring and Summer, with some trainings occurring in the Fall and Winter
- Employment is seasonal and on a project by project basis
- Trainers will shadow and co-train with Lead Trainers before solo-training.
- Pay is hourly with many weeks requiring overtime
- Pay is commiserate with experience and very competitive
- Travel expenses, housing, and food per diem is provided for training assignments. Trainers are also paid for travel days.
- Meet Qualified Course Professional (QCP) Guidelines as a Certification Trainer/Tester as outlined by the ACCT.
- Current Level II Practitioner Certification or equivalent experience
- While candidates with strong backgrounds in both low and high ropes are preferred, those with a strong background in only one discipline (low vs high) will still be considered for the position.
- Proficiency with basic word processing software.
- Applicants should be able to:
- manage a group of trainees at height while delivering the highest quality instruction
- work for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions (i.e. precipitation, extreme cold, heat, etc) while managing trainee’s well-being
- work effectively both individually and as co-trainer
- comfortably give and receive feedback to co-trainers and trainees
- maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
- remain current in industry standards and common practices
- maintain flexibility with logistical needs of the training schedule
- confidently manage emergency situations
- complete training administrative duties in an effective and timely manner
Ready to find join the CT team?
Download an application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a cover letter and resume.