Careers at NDSC

Workplace Safety Program Manager

The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) seeks a dynamic and motivated Workplace Safety Program Manager to join our team. This key role involves working with employers in the planning, coordination, and execution of workplace safety training and certifications in the areas of OSHA safety regulations, heavy equipment operation, MSHA safety regulations, agricultural safety, noise and air sampling, and more. The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in workplace safety practices, exceptional organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, and a passion for creating safe and productive work environments. This role also has the opportunity and is incentivized to strengthen and grow the membership of the NDSC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and coordinate safety training classes, workshops, and seminars, taking into account customer needs and instructor availability.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by promptly responding to inquiries, addressing concerns, and coordinating expert guidance on safety-related matters through qualified and experienced safety consultants at the NDSC.
  • Create accurate and detailed estimates for safety training services, considering factors such as materials, instructor fees, and logistical requirements.
  • Manage inventory of safety training materials and equipment, ensuring availability for trainings.
  • Monitor program effectiveness and participant feedback to identify areas for improvement and innovation.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of program activities, participant attendance, and related documentation.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, regulatory updates, and emerging best practices in workplace safety.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and workplace safety protocols.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related software for creating estimates, reports, and presentations.
  • Proven experience in customer service, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a commitment to achieving program objectives and continuous improvement.
  • Experience in program coordination, scheduling, and logistics is a plus.

Work Environment and Compensation:

  • Full-time position, Monday to Friday, with occasional flexibility based on workload demands.
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary, incentives, and comprehensive benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and passion for workplace safety. Email the resume and cover letter to Mary Hoffman, Program Director, at by Friday, September 29.
  • Successful candidates must complete a reference, drug, and background check.
  • At the North Dakota Safety Council, we are dedicated to creating safer work environments and positively impacting our community. Join us in our mission to prevent injuries and save lives.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.

What We’re About

We’re a non-profit training organization – helping others work, play and live safer lives. The North Dakota Safety Council is the largest safety organization in the state, serving the general public as well as more than 900 member companies in the industries of energy, manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, agriculture, transportation, healthcare and more. We have three offices: Bismarck (Main Safety Campus), Minot, and Fargo.

Our Core Values

LEADERSHIP: We lead by example and with integrity – checking our ego at the door and taking responsibility for our actions. We assume the best of each other and do the right thing, even when it’s difficult. We value teamwork, communication, and empowering our people.

PEOPLE: We are a family organization whose strength comes from our genuine, honest and reliable people. We are passionate about safety and willing to go the extra mile. We know how to have fun and value personal connections.

GROWTH: Our organization plans and builds for the long-term and invests in continuous improvement. We have the courage to change and take risks.

EXECUTION: At our core, we are a safety organization that provides memorable and engaging training. We take pride in our work and are an accurate and up-to-date resource.

Our Benefits

Work with the North Dakota Safety Council and enjoy all the usual benefits such as health insurance offerings, vision and dental, Aflac, life insurance and 7 paid holidays. Along with that, we offer flexible scheduling, great summer hours, staff get-togethers, professional development and team building exercises quarterly, extra earned days off, and the best co-workers around.


The pace is fast and the work is hard but the payoffs are oh so rewarding. You’ll never be bored and when you go home each night you’ll know you made a difference no matter what position you play on the team. We stay on top of technology upgrades, keep our new, modern facility sparkling clean, and provide comfortable spaces for our employees to work. You’ll love the view from our two decks – one of which overlooks the Missouri River.