Wright Outdoor Solutions Risk Safety Specialist in West Des Moines, Iowa

Title: Risk Safety Specialist

Location: West Des Moines, IA

About Wright Service Corp.

Wright Service Corp. is a prominent leader in several environmental services industries, as the parent company to Wright Tree Service, Wright Outdoor Solutions, CNUC, Terra Spectrum Technologies, Sustainable Environmental Consultants and Wright Tree Service of the West. Wright Service Corp. has been employee owned since 2002 and headquartered in Central Iowa since 1933, when Wright Tree Service was founded by John L. Wright.

Together as a family of companies, Wright Service Corp. provides integrated vegetation management, technology solutions, consulting and operations, commercial environmental products, and residential and commercial landscaping, tree care, and other outdoor services. As our companies continue to grow, new opportunities become available. We are currently seeking a Risk Safety Specialist to join our team in West Des Moines, Iowa!


  • Lead team member of the Risk Department charged with Root Cause investigation of incidents with subsequent written detailed reports.

  • Work closely with safety department personnel and other management members responsible for the development and compliance of the company Safety Programs.

  • May negotiate claims settlement for different types of claims made against the company.

  • Work closely with the other Risk Department members to ensure development and compliance of the company Safety, Education and Training Programs.

  • Take a leadership role in operations communication regarding claims and necessary training relating to claims history.

  • Conduct field audit of employees and equipment to ensure proper training of all safety policies and work procedures to support a culture of safe work within all Wright Service Corp family of companies.

  • Ensure the family of companies are in compliance with OSHA and DOT Regulations and applicable ANSI Standards.

  • Ability to accurately and fairly evaluate employees on all written safety manuals and materials, including but not limited to the Foreman’s Manual and Employee Handbook.

  • Stay engaged with workforce by making regular crew visits usually with safety personnel.

  • Set a good example and promote the Wright Service Corp. safety culture.

  • Speak at industry gatherings and with utility customers.

  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a Safety related position identifying and updating Safety related documentation.

  • Possess above average claims investigation skills. Intermediate/Advanced knowledge and experience using Microsoft’s Suite of Office Products.

  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

  • Ability to travel on a regular and consistent basis, sometimes without advance notice (minimum of 25%)

  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications, interpersonal skills as well as strong presentation skills.

Additional qualifications desired:

  • Certification in a recognized safety program such as CSP, ASP, OSHT, OSHA Certified Trainer or Advanced Safety Certificate.

  • CPR and First Aid Trainer certified.

  • Ability to obtain TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP).

  • Participation in industry organizations and governing bodies relating to vegetation management.

Wright Service Corp Offers:

  • Relocation Assistance/Package for Qualifying Candidates

  • 'Dress for Your Day' Clothing Policy. Casual dress M-F which includes jeans!

  • Competitive pay & great benefits including PTO, medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, education assistance, volunteer opportunities...just to name a few!

  • Wellness Program & Wellness Reimbursement

  • ESOP - A retirement plan completely funded by the company!

  • Team Thursdays - An office wide team building event that occurs throughout the year.

  • Rich culture - driven by private ownership and intentional leadership.

Pre-employment drug test and background check are a condition of employment.

To apply, please visit our website at https://www.wrightoutdoorsolutions.com/careers/ and submit an application.