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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 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 

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Safety Manager at our SCAD location in Savannah, GA. The Safety Manager oversees the operation's safety program, and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. We hire individuals who make Safety and customer service their top priorities. We are looking for you if you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed!

  • 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 retraining.
  • Investigates incidents, accidents, and work-related injuries, including accident investigation, accident
    reports, accident files, and accident register, and follow 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.
  • 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).
  • More Duties are provided in an in-depth Job Description. 

Qualifications 

  • Provides various reports and analyzes, including safety trends. Develops cost-saving
    recommendations. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years of 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 the 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 a working vehicle to travel within the service area as needed
  • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

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 daily. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. Thanks to our strong presence across North America, we believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in 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
55324 - SCAD - Savannah Branch
3920 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, Georgia, United States, 31415
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Savannah
  • State / Province:
    Georgia
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    8503480481
  • Vacancy Number:
    44661
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