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Transportation Safety Manager

Company: First Student
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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. -First Student 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 an 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 the number and severity of accidents, maintain complete safety files (i.e. 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 the required license for 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:
      • 2 to 3 years of transportation, safety, or related experience.
      • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written
      • 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, fieldwork, maintenance facility, and transit vehicles.First 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. -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. -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 Student. -Extensive Training -Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. -Community Service & Impact -Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. - -About First -America -First is the -largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide -passenger transport -and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts, and the -general public -in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operations is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and employ more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces. - - -Apply today and get your career on the road with First! -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.#LI-Management

Keywords: First Student, New Haven , Transportation Safety Manager, Professions , New Haven, Connecticut

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