Learning and Leadership Development Senior Trainer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
The Woodlands, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Transportation Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, the Company is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers from a network of operations in 39 states, six provinces and the District of Columbia. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Waste Connections currently has a team of approximately 15,000 employees which includes a dynamic team of 2,000 leaders.  The company is in continuous growth mode both organically and through acquisitions.

Waste Connections is a servant leadership focused company with a vision of building and maintaining a top class, self-directed, empowered workforce.  This has resulted in a strong servant leadership culture fostered by executive leaders and embraced throughout the organization.  The company is committed to this vision and provides relevant and engaging development training and coaching to its 2,000 leaders. Leadership development is led by Rico Maranto, Learning and Leadership Development Manager.  As the company continues to grow and maintain its culture, there is an immediate need for a Servant Leadership Senior Trainer to join the team.


The Role:

The Servant Leadership Senior Trainer is a corporate level, energetic, leadership development strategic doer! This person partners with the Learning and Leadership Development Manager to foster and protect Waste Connections’ culture; develops servant leaders; assesses the leadership training needs of a team 2,000 managers; consults, designs, develops, delivers, and continuously revises appropriate on-boarding, learning, and development training materials, activities, classes, webinars, and other learning resources.  Provides ongoing consultation, collaboration, coaching, and training to managers that support servant leadership development.  Monitors and evaluates performance of all newly hired or promoted managers to ensure they develop the Servant Leadership mind-set, skill-set, and tool-set and cultivate the servant leadership culture.  Regularly supports the Company and Human Resources (HR) Department with other projects, as assigned.

Key Accountabilities:

Acting as a Servant Leader, the Servant Leadership Sr. Trainer:

  • Demonstrates servant leadership for 2,000 leaders, influencing shaping their ability to lead and fostering our culture.
  • Delivers a variety of classroom, webinar, and social media training events related to servant leadership methods and practices consistent with the Waste Connections’ culture.
  • Designs a variety of servant leadership training programs, which may include completing training needs assessment and designing/developing training materials, job aides, and classes.
  • Provides consultative and collaborative input to corporate and field leaders on training needs by visiting field sites regularly and interacting with employees and managers.
  • Provides training and coaching for managers and other employees on an individual, departmental, or site basis by making regular on-site visits.
  • Ensures training records are maintained in the company’s Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Completes training-related administrative work accurately and timely.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships throughout the company.
  • Works hard and plays harder! Supports and participates in community service events and organizations.


Candidate Profile:

The ideal Servant Leadership Sr. Trainer will have:

  • A serving, not self-serving, mind-set, understanding that his/her role is to help others succeed.
  • Ten years classroom facilitation experience in an adult learning environment.
  • Two years supervisory experiencepreferred.
  • Experience facilitating leadership/managementinstructor led classes.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with ongoing education in effective learning and development practices.
  • Fearless facilitation skills, passionate presentation skills, and a zest for making meaningful connections.
  • Experience with instructional design utilizing current methodoligies.
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, de-centralized culture—a highly motivated, empowered and self-directed self-starter.
  • Ability to connect and interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization, building trust and rapport quickly.
  • Ability to listen well and provide advice or coaching appropriately.
  • Passion to help others grow and fulfill their potential.
  • Ability to identify training needs for managers and assist in development of training resources.
  • Effective and concise verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in modern business technology and software necessary for training. Advanced skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, webinar platforms, and video editing software preferred.
  • Ability to travel 50% - 75% of the time within the US and Canada.
  • Certification and experience facilitating Ken Blanchard and Stephen Covey training materials a plus.
  • Fluency in Canadian-French or Spanish a plus.
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