Job Post: WRAPS Trainee - HIGHWALL

JOB POSTING for position at COALFIELD DEVELOPMENT, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

REVISED DATE: MAY 26, 2022 | DATE POSTED: 05/31/2022

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Title: WRAPS TRAINEE
Location: Highwall, Mingo County
Team: Varies
Hourly or Salary: Hourly
Safety Sensitive: Yes
Compensation: $11
Reports To: Crew Chief/Site Supervisor
Direct Reports: None 
FLSA Status: non-exempt 
Time Status/Term: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY

Trainees are engaged in Coalfields Workforce Readiness and Professional Success initiative. All Trainees work a weekly schedule which includes 33 hours of on-the-job training, and three hours of personal development. Over the six-month program, Trainees will have developed technical skills related to their work,and will have identified important personal milestones to achieve in order to remove barriers to long-term employment success. Trainees will also have gained a minimum of four professional certifications/certificates that are desirable to employers.

ABOUT COALFIELD

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Trainee agrees to at all times faithfully, industriously, and to the best of their ability, experience and talents perform the full-time duties required for excellence in this position. Trainee agrees to adhere to the organizational values in all professional dealings. Trainee agrees to adhere to the policies of this organization. Trainee agrees to disclose any outside board or contractual services provided to other entities. Coalfield Development Corporation agrees that the Trainee is not dissuaded from such outside services, assuming all duties related to Coalfield Development are maintained. 
  • Trainees are responsible for a wide range of operational activities on behalf of Coalfield Development. The Crew Member shall energetically engage in tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Construction 
    • Demolition
    • Agriculture
    • Woodworking
    • Screen printing
    • Landscaping and Lawn Maintenance
    • Customer Service
    • Maintaining personal safety
    • Maintaining worksite safety
    • Following the Directions of on-site Crew Chief or other person designated as “supervisor”

EVALUATION

Trainees are evaluated monthly according to the 12 professional and 12 personal criteria. Six of the professional criteria are mandatory for continued employment with Coalfield Development.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Trainees are expected to engage in Professional development and training opportunities fully as a condition of employment.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Trainees are expected to engage in Personal Development, in the form of actively working in Coalfield’s Personal Development Journals, engaging with their Crew Chief in a Mentor/Mentee relationship, responding to well-being surveys honestly and openly, participating in Third Week Activities, and working with Coalfield’s Development team to identify and meet personal milestones.

Details on Coalfield’s Personal, and Professional Development requirements can be found in the WRAPS Trainee & 33-6-3 Crew Member Program Manual

COMPETENCY - KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must demonstrate a clear need for the opportunity
  • Must be based in a local community 
  • Must be committed to learning and growing
  • Must demonstrate a likelihood of completing the program within six months

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

Environment Conditions, Physical Activity, Physical Demands

  • Occasionally when visiting project sites: Low temperatures. High temperatures. Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind. Noisy environments.
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Moderate work that includes lifting objects up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Climbing, lifting, carrying, bending and twisting and operating heavy equipment and hand-tools
  • Repetitive motions such as painting, sanding, pulling weeds, folding materials, packing boxes, etc.

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS

Must have reliable transportation to their worksites which will be specified and located within the counties of Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, and/or Wayne

Required Experience and Education

  • No experience required
  • Must be 18 years old or older

EEO STATEMENT

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

BACKGROUND OR DRUG TEST

Candidates for this position will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment.

Standard Employment Application

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Authorization and Acknowledgements

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, and I have not knowingly withheld any information requested. I understand that withholding or misstating any information requested in this application is a ground for rejection of my application, and if hired is grounds for discharge. This is true of information provided during the interview process as well. This application is valid for 30 days, after that time I must reapply for consideration.

I authorize Coalfield Development to verify my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. Unless otherwise noted, I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and my professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release the company, my former employers and all other persons and entities, from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such inquiry or disclosure.

I understand, that as a final candidate for hiring by Coalfield Development, I will receive a conditional offer for employment based, in part, on my consent and voluntary submission to a drug test. If I refuse to take that test or test positive, I will not qualify for employment and any employment offer extended will be withdrawn.

If I am hired, I understand that either Coalfield Development or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of Coalfield Development Corporation has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Once employed I will be provided with the company policies and understand it is my obligation to obey and stay up to date on policies that include but not limited to the Personnel Manual, Drug Free Workplace Program, Safety & Health policy, program guidelines and financial policies.

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Candidates will be required to pass a background check and/or drug test as a condition of employment.

While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Mail: PO Box 1133 Wayne, WV 25570