Position Title:  Director of Workforce and Safety
Location:             Tampa, FL
Reports to: President & Vice President

Please send your resume and letter of interest to Steve Cona III: [email protected].  


  • Develop, administer, and maintain professional development, apprenticeship, and safety training programs.



  • Plan, develop and administer professional development programs for the ABC commercial construction industry.
  • Develop annual professional development budget for approval by BOD.
  • Administer approved budget and assist with financial activities related to professional development.
  • Supply information for member billings.
  • Research topics, subject matter, instructors to develop new seminars and monitor the profit and loss to make each class viable.
  • Market professional development courses to members by email, newsletter, direct mail, telephone, word of mouth, personal visits, etc.
  • Assist in developing promotional materials to assist in advertising professional development programs.
  • Conduct evaluation of course effectiveness, including appropriateness of subject matter, material taught and instructor quality.
  • Procure course instructors and speakers and provide instructor training as required.
  • Develop new professional development programs.
  • Develop partnerships with other organizations in the area of professional development.
  • Prepare articles for Chapter newsletter.
  • Serve as point of contact for individual members seeking information or assistance regarding professional development and apprenticeship programs.
  • Provide a report at monthly board meetings.


  • Primarily responsible for maintaining and expanding participation in the apprenticeship program.
  • Develop annual apprenticeship budget for approval by BOD.
  • Administer approved budget and assist with financial activities related to the apprenticeship.
  • Supply information for member billings and monitor status of open accounts.
  • Hire, evaluate, manage, and train instructors. Maintain a reserve pool for future need.
  • Monitor program on a monthly basis through personal visits to all classes in every trade.
  • Available for evening correspondence with instructors and apprentices if issues arise.
  • Maintain NCCER Master Trainer status.
  • Provide ICTP certification as needed.
  • Ensure NCCER compliance for students, instructors, and CTE schools.
  • Register and maintain program with DOL and state agencies.
  • Securely maintain, and ensure proper maintenance of student records, grades and OJT hours.
  • Serve as point of contact for sponsors seeking information or assistance regarding apprenticeship programs.
  • Establish and maintain liaison with local schools, civic agencies, career tech and other potential sources for recruiting apprentices.
  • Coordinate as the main point of contact with all related education partners such as community colleges and workforce boards.
  • Research and administer grant opportunities pertinent to apprenticeship operations.
  • Monitor state, national, and federal legislation or trends that affect construction and specifically apprenticeship; meet with elected officials as necessary.
  • Stay abreast of industry issues and member news.
  • Provide a report at monthly board meetings.


  • Serve as primary Safety point of contact for the Chapter.
  • Develop annual safety budget for approval by BOD.
  • Administer approved budget and assist with financial activities related to safety.
  • Supply information for member billings.
  • Create, promote, and administer safety programming for Chapter.
  • Develop promotional materials for Chapter safety initiatives.
  • Serve as the ABC STEP champion for the Chapter.
  • Drive annual increased STEP participation.
  • Provide a report at monthly board meetings.


  • Attend various Chapter Meetings and Chapter Events as appropriate.
  • Work closely with Membership Director to coordinate member and apprenticeship needs.
  • Visit members through either drop-in meetings, scheduled meetings, cold-calls, onsite or elsewhere.
  • Assist Chapter President & VP as needed.
  • Assist with day-to-day Chapter operations as needed.
  • Assist with other staff in the cleanliness of the Chapter offices.


  • Reports to President & VP
  • Serves as ABC staff liaison to the Apprenticeship, Management Education, and Safety Committees.


  • Communicates regularly with members, ABC National office, government agencies, committees, instructors, colleges, universities, local technical schools and others.
  • Assists other departments with responses to member queries.