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Assistant Safety Manager



First things First: 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.

About the Position

Our Assistant Safety Manager supervises the safety program, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations and company policy. More detailed responsibilities are below.

  • 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. Provide input into 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; posttrip checks).
  • Provide various reports and analyzes, including safety trends Develops cost saving recommendations. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Other responsibilities as required or requested

Qualifications 

  • 5 Years Operations experience (includes all roles within operations starting with the driver role)
  • Experience in a Safety role is preferred
  • Committed to Safety Lifestyle
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues
  • Proficient computer literacy essential with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with other software such as timekeeping and payroll systems is preferred.
  • Literacy in technology used to manage the operation to include but not limited to FGA approved Smart technology, Apps, encrypted drives, shared drives and other Smart technology.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with employees of all levels including drivers, customers senior management, client representatives, union officials and general public.
  • Fluent in English

First for a Reason

Benefits 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), 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. 

 

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.


 
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Location
55595 - RPTA (Mesa)
3320 N. Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ, United States, 85215
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Mesa
  • State / Province:
    Arizona
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    602-671-7253
  • Vacancy Number:
    43855
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