Safety and Training Manager

Employer
First Transit
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Management, Trainer
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Safety and Training ManagerBecome a part of our First Transit team as a Safety Manager and oversee an operation's safety program. The Safety Manager ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!NOTE: The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit.First Transit is proud to offer:Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.A great work environment.Safety Manager major responsibilities: Conduct or supervise interviewing, selection, and recruitment of adequate number of operator applicants to effectively provide safe, efficient, service.Manage driver training and may conduct driver training, recommend retraining and discipline as required. Conduct or assist General Manager with safety training and meetings. Review accident reports to reduce number and severity of accidents, maintain complete safety files (example is accident report, I-9, bus reports, worker compensation injury reports).Maintain or coordinate complete personnel record keeping. Maintain substance abuse file.Coordinate compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and work closely with General Manager or Designee to accomplish company objectives.Must be able to obtain required license for the all vehicles at the Project location, maintain that license, and at times drive a route.Must be able to pass all requirements to be qualified as a Vehicle Operator would at the location.Complete additional duties as assigned.Safety Manager requirements:Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and writtenMust have 2-3 years of passenger transportation to qualify.Work extended hours on a regular basis.Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.Manage personnel effectively.Oversee and monitor all safety issues.Prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.Travel as needed to conduct company business.Work environments include office, transit facility, field work, maintenance facility and transit vehicles.First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DNP