Transit Systems 2021-11-22 2021-12-27

Transportation Safety Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 137079

*$2,000 bonus

As the Safety Manager for First Transit, working for our Lawrence Kansas location, you will be responsible for the safety program for our coordinated contracts with the University of Kansas (KU) and the City of Lawrence. The successful candidate will use cutting edge technology to help drive safety towards ZERO ACCIDENTS! If new technology is exciting to you, please note that our Lawrence Kansas operation will be making a transition to a 100% electric vehicle fleet in the near future! At First Transit we offer the opportunity to become an important part of our local team and we will train you to become an expert in leading the transit industry into the future through the use of these new technologies.

We are looking for an individual who will make safety and customer service their top priorities. You will be an integral part of a company that fulfills the transportation needs of the community we serve. We have been the proud partner at providing transportation services for KU and the City of Lawrence since 2018. Apply to join our team as we continue our long term relationship and efforts to provide best in class customer services to the community.

  • Oversee driver recruitment, new driver training, and ongoing driver training.

  • Create programs to help reduce the frequency of accidents and incidents.

  • Utilize our safety technologies to assist with operator safety compliance as well as passenger safety

  • Conduct or assist the General Manager with safety training and meetings. Review accident reports to reduce number and severity of accidents, maintain complete safety files (examples are: accident report, I-9, bus reports, worker compensation injury reports).

  • At least 2 years of transportation, logistics safety or related experience.

  • Demonstrated success in driving a safety forward culture.

  • Experience developing, managing and meeting safety related KPI.

Salary and Benefits
This role has a starting salary of $60,000 based on your experience. In addition, this position is eligible for a 10% annual performance bonus! This bonus is based upon various safety-oriented key performance indicators and upon company discretion.

We offer a wide range of additional benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.

Who are we?
First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.

First for a Reason - 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.

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.

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!
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.

*Conditions apply

Transit Job Listing - Transportation Safety Manager