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Area Safety Manager- First Group

Company: First Group
Location: Dearborn Heights
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we? Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts. About the Position The Area Safety Manager (ASM) supports the safety of designated locations for all operational, facility and shop activities within the geographic area. The ASM works directly with the Area General Manager and must be able to lead behavioral and organizational change by influencing and change management. The ASM drives continuous improvement by reviewing data and deploying strategies to mitigate risks. The ASM ensures that division safety initiatives and processes and embedded into the area operations and monitors adherence to strategic and program initiatives. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and company policy.

  • Works with the RSD, LSM, LM and the Maintenance Manager, to ensure safety provisions are developed and deployed.
  • Identifies underperforming locations.
  • Conduct comprehensive incident investigations for all serious events.
  • Provide support to RSD and Risk Management on claims management and in litigation.
  • Work closely with the workers compensation third-party administrator to proactively manage claims.
  • Work closely with operations and HR to identify trainer needs and effectively administer driver onboarding.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly reports.
  • Assess location safety performance by utilizing Daily Dispatch, Driver Mobile Manager, and other applicable tools.
  • Perform location Safety Wellness Checks.
  • Assists HR/LM with driver recruitment, retention, and training activities
  • Manages the BeSafe
  • Verification of location compliance with PDDP, EDTP, Non- Conforming Vehicles standards and conduct quality assurance audits.
  • Support the execution of kickoff/safety meetings by working closely with location staff. Qualifications
    • 7 Years of Safety/Transportation Experience
    • 5 Years experience in fleet transportation management
    • Strong commitment to Safety
    • Certified Smith System Defensive Driving Instructor
    • 2 years of college preferred or equivalent education/experience
    • OSHA 10-hr, safety/transportation certifications, etc.
    • 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. 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. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 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. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First in your community, you ll have a positive impact on others. Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student! 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 Group, Dearborn Heights , Area Safety Manager- First Group, Executive , Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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