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Transportation Safety Manager

Company: First Transit
Location: Bethel Park
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we? First Transit, located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, is a leading transportation provider and our goal is helping others. This is accomplished through public transportation service as we provide an opportunity for our passengers to maintain their freedom and independence. Our location partners with those who are registered for the ACCESS Transportation Program of Allegheny County. As a Safety Manager at this location, you will be responsible for instilling our vision of being committed to our customers, dedicated to safety, supportive of each other, accountable for performance, and setting the highest standard. We keep our customers at the heart of everything we do and that is reflected in our onboarding and training process for all new hires and current employees. First Transit Inc. is a leading public transportation contracting and management services provider. 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. 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 & vacations, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan.
  • A great work environment. Safety Manager's major responsibilities:
    • Conduct or supervise interviewing, selection, and recruitment of an adequate number of operator applicants to effectively provide safe, efficient, service.
    • Manage driver training and may conduct driver training, recommend retraining, and discipline as required.
    • Conduct or assist the location management with safety training and meetings. Review accident reports to reduce the number and severity of accidents and maintain complete safety files (i.e. accident reports, I-9, bus reports, worker compensation injury reports).
    • Maintain or coordinate complete personnel record keeping. Maintain substance abuse file.
    • Coordinate compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and work closely with General Manager or Designee to accomplish company objectives.
    • Must be able to obtain the required license for all vehicles at the Project location, maintain that license, and at times drive a route.
    • Must be able to pass all requirements to be qualified as a Vehicle Operator would at the location.
    • Complete additional duties as assigned. Safety Manager requirements:
      • 2 to 3 years of transportation, safety, or related experience.
      • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written
      • Work extended hours on a regular basis.
      • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
      • Manage personnel effectively.
      • Oversee and monitor all safety issues.
      • Prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
      • Travel as needed to conduct company business.
      • Work environments include office, Transit facility, fieldwork, maintenance facility, and Transit vehicles. **Please submit your salary requirements for this role during the application** 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. 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 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.

Keywords: First Transit, Pittsburgh , Transportation Safety Manager, Professions , Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

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