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Title: Safety Manager
Company: First Transit
Location: Troy, Ohio
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 118678
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.

  • 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).

  • Provides various reports and analyzes, including safety trends. Develops cost saving recommendations. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Determines appropriate compliance and administrative forms/requirements and manages the location’s safety program based on regulations and company policy.

  • May modify and deliver safety and driver training, either personally or through staff, based on company policy, region goals and location needs.

Experience & Skills Required:
  • 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

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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