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Pay Range: $17.50 to $30 per hour
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement, Access To Equipment Discount, 4% Match of 401K after 90 days of employment
Location: Primarily Eastern US
Schedule: Based on contracted services
Join the dynamic Challenge Towers team as a site specific trainer. Trainers deliver ACCT accredited trainings and certification to a wide range of aerial professionals including challenge course, aerial adventure park, and zip line/canopy tour 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 administrative work associated with documentation, client and internal communication, travel, and prep time
- Seasonal training schedule is heaviest during spring and summer, with additional opportunities during shoulder seasons
- Employment is seasonal, and work is provided on a per-project basis. Work assignment is given priority to those employees who demonstrate a high quality of service delivery and a commitment to their scheduled projects
- Prior to being a Lead Trainer, new staff will go through a period of shadowing seasoned trainers in the field
- Pay is hourly, and many projects require overtime.
- We offer competitive pay based on experience in the industry. There is opportunity for growth and additional work in other areas of the company as well
- Travel expenses, housing, and food per diem are 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.
- Willingness and ability to travel for work is a must.
- 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 personal safety and 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