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Transportation Safety Manager

Employer
First Student
Location
Hamden, CT, USA
Salary
Competitive
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, scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school districts.

At First Student, the Safety Manager is responsible for assisting with driver recruitment, managing driver training, and ensuring safety compliance. You will also maintain personnel records and coordinate with the General Manager to achieve company objectives.

Safety Manager requirements:
  • Must be able to obtain the required license for all vehicles at your assigned location, maintain that license, and at times drive a route.
  • 2 to 3 years of transportation, safety, or related experience.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written
  • Manage personnel effectively.
  • Oversee and monitor all safety issues.
  • Travel as needed to conduct company business.
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 Manager in Development (MID) 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.

Community Service & Impact

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student 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.

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