About Wright Service Corp: 

Ranked 24 in the 2019 Top Workplaces in Iowa, 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, Wright Tree Service of the West, Spectrum Resource Group, Arborcare and Verdure Elements. 

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.

Title: Risk-Safety Specialist

Location: West Des Moines, IA

Reports To: Risk-Safety Project Manager


  • Work closely with the other Risk Department members to ensure development and compliance of the company Safety, Education and Training Programs.
  • Support and Lead projects by risk level category, to meet goals and project timelines.
  • Collaborate on weekly and monthly meetings, and reports.
  • Monitor compliance performance, progress, and recommend corrective actions.
  • Assist team members of the Risk Department charged with Root Cause investigation of incidents with subsequent written detailed reports.
  • Create and/or modify training materials (PowerPoints, Tailgates, Handouts, etc.) and facilitate trainings and meetings.
  • Conduct field Inspections and/or audits of employees and equipment to ensure proper training of all safety policies and procedures to support a culture of safe work within all Wright Service Corp family of companies.
  • Ensure the family of companies are OSHA, DOT and ANSI Compliant.
  • 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.
  • 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 two years’ experience in a Safety related position identifying and updating Safety related documentation.
  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, ANSI and EPA preferred
  • Possess average claims investigation skills. Intermediate/Advanced knowledge and experience using Microsoft’s Suite of Office Products.
  • Focused on Time Management/Timely completion of task.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel as needed, sometimes without advance notice (up to 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 ASP, OSHT, OSHA Certified Trainer or Advanced Safety Certificate.
  • OSHA 30-hour Construction or General Industry.
  • CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP).
  • Participation in industry organizations and governing bodies relating to vegetation management.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish).

Wright Service Corp Offers:

  • Vacation time (increased with tenure) 
  • Sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Short term/long term disability insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Volunteer hours
  • Salary continuation
  • Custom online wellness portal and reimbursement 
  • Annual awards banquet
  • Holiday parties
  • Team building events 
  • Leadership and professional development training programs 
  • Lunch and learns
  • Mentorship opportunities with executives and leaders 

Pre-employment drug screen and a background check is a condition of employment.

To apply, please completed an application at http://www.wrighttree.com/careers/and attach a physical copy of your resume. 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.