Safety
Safety Manager
In Milwaukee, WI

Overview

The Safety Manager will be responsible for training, job observations, accident prevention, loss control, audits and regulatory compliance. The manager must be able to produce results through effective process development and safety programs. The Safety Manager will be a hands on manager helping implement programs and procedures in compliance with State and Federal regulations as well as corporate and client policies.

Responsibilities

Maintains oversight of classroom instruction, behind the wheel training and all other required training programs for all applicable employees
Maintains oversight and compliance of third party skills testers
Ensures compliance with all corporate, client, Federal, state and local policies and procedures
Facilitates and manages all driver and monitor monthly, quarterly and annual retraining’s as required
Schedules and supervises annual bus evacuation instruction and drills as required
Schedules and coordinates all in-service safety meetings and safety committee meetings
Ensures the completion of all safety inspections, including but not limited to; maintenance facilities, offices, off site facilities and company vehicles.
Provides guidance and direction to training staff to ensure all employees are properly trained in compliance with all company specific requirements as well as all safety-related regulatory requirements, including state school bus standards, OSHA standards, Department of Transportation regulations and Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration regulations
Maintains and communicates safety-related policies and procedures to applicable employees, as well as ensures that proper training is conducted and communicated accordingly and ethically
Maintains all driver qualification files, training files, personnel files and all other database systems as required by state law and company policy
Observes, evaluates and documents driving behavior both internally and externally, performs safety spot checks at school loading zones, and reviews random vehicular footage and GPS reports for safety violations
Responds to vehicular collisions and occupational injuries, conducts comprehensive investigations, photographs events and completes accident and injury report(s) as required
Makes determinations regarding cause, fault and retraining as well as makes recommendations to the management team to mitigate future losses
Researches and develops alternative routes for emergencies, road closures, adverse weather conditions and all other special service situations
Performs safety orientations for all new employees and conducts accident investigation training as required
Assists in establishing a community outreach safety program for kindergarten and first graders regarding safety procedures and rules when riding a school bus
Provides safety performance reports to the Director of Safety, Area Safety Manager and Terminal Manager as required
Other job duties as assigned by the Director of Safety, Area Safety Manager and Terminal Manager not specified above

Qualifications

Basic Competencies:

Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organization and prioritization abilities
Team player mentality
Strong leadership abilities

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent
Intermediate computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft office suite
The ability and willingness to obtain a CDL with P and S endorsements within 6 months of hire
The ability and willingness to obtain a Third Party Skills Tester certification within 6 months of hire
Transportation safety related experience desired

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