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Safety Trainer



Become a Safety Trainer with First Transit!

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

Job Purpose 

Trains drivers and/or other location employees with respect to safety and regulatory compliance.

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.

Safety Trainer major responsibilities: 

  •  Provides classroom and/or behind-the-wheel training to new operators or re-training of current
    operators. May provide other training to location personnel.
  • Tracks attendees and maintains training documentation based on regulations and company policy.
  • While the focus of the position is on driver training, employee may also have other safety program
    responsibilities (e.g., accident investigation, forms compliance, safety meetings).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety Trainer requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  •  1 to 3 years training experience
  • 1 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
  • Possess working vehicle to travel with in service area as needed

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.  

 

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

 

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
55323 - LSU
9432 Joor Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, 70818
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Baton Rouge
  • State / Province:
    Louisiana
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    225 261-9226
  • Vacancy Number:
    41728
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