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District Safety Manager

Company: Dattco
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

DATTCO is currently hiring a full-time District Safety Manager for the Southern Connecticut Region of our School Bus Division. This position has safety and training responsibility for our locations in Westport, Bridgeport, New Canaan, and New Haven.

DATTCO is the largest private passenger transportation company in New England with 1,700 vehicles operating from over 30 locations. DATTCO is a third generation family-owned and managed company, and we began providing school bus transportation in 1949. We currently service 28 school districts and Regional Education Service Centers throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island, transporting over 110,000 students annually.


  • Family-oriented culture & team environment
  • Our employees gave us the highest ratings in the industry on
  • Promotion opportunities we promote from within
  • Room for advancement - over 30 locations throughout New England
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Life & disability insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Company vehicle

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with operations team to maintain a strong safety culture
  • Recruitment and coordination of local trainers/instructors
  • Responsible for trainer/instructor development
  • Program development
  • Accident investigation
  • Scheduling remedial training
  • Driver counseling
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings
  • Drug/alcohol testing
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Perform annual employee reviews of staff members
  • Participate in pre-service, in-service and post-training programs
  • Evaluate and coach drivers in the use of AERs or similar audio/video equipment
  • Respond to emergencies after hours
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with DATTCOs policies and procedures and all applicable laws
  • Maintain CDL with proper endorsements

Position Requirements:

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B with Passenger and School Bus endorsements
  • Five years experience as a school bus operator
  • Prefer three years experience as a safety trainer

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Dattco, New Haven , District Safety Manager, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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