Transit Systems 2019-01-02 2019-02-06

Safety Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 109930

NOTE: The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Safety Manager and oversee an operation's safety program. The Safety Manager 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!

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.

Our Safety Managers are responsible for:
  • Conduct or supervise interviewing, selection, and recruitment of 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 number and severity of accidents, maintain complete safety files (example is 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 required license for the 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.

To be a Safety Manager, you must have:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 8 - 10 years of experience in a Safety Manager position in fixed route passengers transit operation

  • Experience with managing a safety and training program for a fixed route operations with 150+ transit buses.

  • Travel as needed to conduct company business

  • Work environments include office, transit facility, field work, maintenance facility and transit vehicles.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually!

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First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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