Safety Manager- First Group
Company: First Group
Posted on: September 19, 2022
SAFETY MANAGERFirst things First: Who are we? Twice the size of
our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school
transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we
complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than
all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers
and the industry s strongest safety record, First Student delivers
reliable, quality services including full-service transportation
and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization
and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school
district contracts. Safety Manager Job OverviewThe Safety Manager
manages the safety program within a location for a First Student
location. Ensures compliance with federal, state, provincial, and
local regulations including company policy. Monitors proposed
legislative initiatives for applicability to local operations.
Provides safety oversight, day-to-day safety management, and
overall safety support based upon company safety goals and targets.
Responsible for executing company safety pilots, programs, and
initiatives that will deliver exemplary safety performance. Will
coach and monitor location employees based upon safety key
performance indicators and dashboard metrics/safety telematics.
Safety Manager Major Responsibilities:
- Administers driver hiring and compliance process (e.g.,
interviewing and driver selection; drug/alcohol testing;
fingerprint checks; DOT physicals; motor vehicle records checks;
government forms) as applicable.
- Provides direction, guidance, and oversight to location
trainers, including monitoring training hours.
- Manages and monitors the execution of location training
programs to ensure compliance.
- Schedules and conducts recertification and enhancement training
as required. Ensures training program materials are revised based
upon company and branding requirements.
- Leads safety event investigations using the 5-Why s or similar
methodology completes collision reports, oversees collision files
and enters into DMO, and collision register, and follows up with
the claim s office and adjusters as necessary.
- Provides post-safety event counseling with employees. Assists
and participates in Safety Committee meetings as
appropriate. Sets up regular safety event review meetings to
determine the preventability of events.
Monitor driver appeal process.Safety Manager
- Three years of safety experience or a combination of a college
degree and years of experience,
- Class B CDL, airbrake, S and P endorsements within 60 days of
- Literacy in technology used to manage the operation includes
but is not limited to FGA-approved Smart technology, Apps,
encrypted drives, shared drives, and other Smart technology.
- Relevant safety certificates and OSHA (U.S.) 10-hour training
- Solid understanding of federal, provincial and state rules and
regulations regarding safety and environmental issues along with
FMCSA and or FTA regulations.
- Solid proficiency related to computer literacy is essential
with Microsoft Office products. Experience with other software such
as timekeeping and payroll systems is preferred.
- Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with employees of all
levels including drivers, customers senior
management, client representatives, union officials, and the
- Strong verbal and written communication skillsFirst for a
Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits
(which vary based on role, location, and business), including
physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision,
401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. Professional Advancement Start
here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means
tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence
across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager
Program prepares future leaders at First. Extensive Training Build
skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury
prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Diversity
& Inclusion Because we re stronger together, we aspire to have a
culture where all people are First. We re committed to providing an
inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.
Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community.
Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of
First in your community, you ll have a positive impact on others.
Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student! We
aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to
attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also
committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates
applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California,
First will consider for employment qualified applicants with
criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance
Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so
we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports
future growth for all. Associated topics: account manager,
adimnistrative, administrative and operational support, clerical,
contract, operation, operational, payable, payroll, project
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