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Safety Trainer



Become a Safety Trainer with First Transit!

Job Purpose 

Supervises the safety program for one or more small to midsize locations.  Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations and company policy.  Responsibilities include all or most of those listed below.

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.
  • 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; post-trip checks).
  • Provide various reports and analyzes, including safety trends.  Develops cost saving recommendations.  Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Education & Certifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CDL 

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

First for a Reason   

Benefits  

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, 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. 

 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therfore 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
55838 - Johnson County, Lenexa,KS
1701 W Old 56 Highway, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 66061
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Olathe
  • State / Province:
    Kansas
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    19137158202
  • Vacancy Number:
    41481
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