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Safety Supervisor

Company: First Transit
Location: Mesa
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Become a Safety Supervisor with First Transit! Become a part of our First Transit team as a Safety Supervisor and oversee an operation's safety program. The Safety Supervisor 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! Job Purpose Supervises the safety program for one or more small to midsize locations. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations and company policy. Responsibilities include all or most of those listed below. 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 Supervisor major responsibilities:
    • Administers driver hiring and compliance process (e.g., interviewing and driver selection; collecting applications; criminal background checks; credit reports; drug/alcohol testing; fingerprint checks; DOT physicals; TB Skin tests; motor vehicle records checks; I-9 forms).
    • Provides direction and guidance to location trainers. Develops and monitors contents of classroom training to ensure compliance. Teaches classes as required. Schedules and conducts re-cert and re-training.
    • Investigates incidents, accidents, and work-related injuries including accident investigation, accident reports, accident files, accident register, and follows up with the claims office and adjusters as necessary. Typically determines fault or preventability based on the facts identified at the scene. Provides post-accident counseling with drivers. Retrains drivers as necessary.
    • Prepares and submits accident-related compliance forms, maintains files, and enters in DMO, or otherwise submits data to appropriate person or organization.
    • Plans, schedules and conducts monthly safety meetings based on region and company safety and safety training goals and objectives. Assists and participates in Safety Action Team meetings. Sets up regular accident review committees to determine preventability of accidents. Responds to appeals from drivers.
    • Provides assistance and training to drivers and attendants on passenger management and other safety related issues.
    • Performs driver road checks of driver performance (e.g., pre-trip checks-lot-to-school and back; post-trip checks).
    • Provide various reports and analyzes, including safety trends. Develops cost saving recommendations. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. Safety Supervisor Education & Certifications Required:
      • High school diploma or equivalent Safety Supervisor requirements:
        • 2 to 3 years transportation, safety or related experience
        • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues
        • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
        • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
        • Good verbal, written and relational communication skills, with ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials and general public
        • Fluent in English
        • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
        • Possess working vehicle to travel with in service area as needed First for a Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits, 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 Transit. 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 Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. 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 and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry. 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.

Keywords: First Transit, Mesa , Safety Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Mesa, Arizona

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