Region Safety Manager (29961)

Why Work at First?

Excellent question! With over 800 locations across our divisions, you will have exponential growth opportunity. Furthermore, because safety is our number one priority, you will work in a safe and positive work environment every day. Finally, you will receive a competitive benefits package that includes: 401k with company match, paid time off, and a complete insurance plan after 30 days of employment (health, dental, and vision).

Responsibilities of a Region Safety Manager:

  • Measures and monitors compliance with company policies procedures, FTA, FMCSA, DOT, OSHA/OHS, DHS or other applicable Federal, State, Provincial, Territorial and Client regulations. This will include ensuring the training being conducted meets all First Group America Guidelines and is in keeping with best practices.
  • Coordinates the support, roll out and project management of all new safety initiatives, training and other safety activities within their region.
  • Manages and collects all information and data from locations within the regions necessary to complete monthly safety reports in accordance with all deadlines. This includes the RSM preparing the actual reports.
  • Works with the locations to ensure a proper analysis is conducted of each safety event occurring in the region which results in an injury to an employee, passenger, motorist, pedestrian etc. or any other serious safety event which may not have included an injury.
  • Identifies safety trends within the regions/locations and using the trend information to recommend corrective actions.
  • Trains the trainers, safety personnel and managers within the region on all safety programs.
  • Supports the development and creation of any regional written materials including, procedures, safety posters, safety alerts, lesson plans, power point presentations, etc.
  • Assists with the Risk Department with management and legal support for injuries and collisions within the region.

What we would like you to possess:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 years of College
  • Valid CDL
  • 10 Years of Safety/Transportation Experience.
  • Collision Investigation training.
  • 5 years of fleet transportation management experience.
  • State Instructor Certification in at least one of the States in the Region.
  • Certified Smith System Defensive Driving Instructor.
  • Expert in Word, Excel and Power Point, Corporate Databases.
  • Ability to lead behavioral change by motivating others and inspiring them to become safety leaders

This position is subject to background testing and drug screening.

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

Apply today to join our team


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55965 - First Transit Corporate Safety
600 Vine Street Suite 1400, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45202
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    First Transit
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