Director, Safety


Salary Range:$70,000.00 - $80,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Vice President for a regional transportation provider.

The Director, Safety assists in the strategic planning necessary improve CSA BASIC scores. Informed on pending and upcoming changes to Federal & State Trucking Regulations to ensure our training programs are prepared for future compliance requirements. Determines and analyzes Safety and Regulatory training needs, and develops innovative, impactful and meaningful safety training programs for personnel including drivers, maintenance personnel, and supervisors. Additionally, responsible for maintenance of DOT Compliance of Drivers and Equipment, Driver log Compliance, Accident Management, and Facility, DOT, OSHA and EPA Audits. Maintains contact with training organizations and associations for the purpose of benchmarking and keeping abreast of new training developments and courses. Assists coworkers as needed with other safety and risk management functions Challenge is to assure compliance of all regulatory requirements and development of one of the safest fleets in the industry.

Background Required:
  • Transportation Safety Management (5 yrs.)
  • Fleet size (100 trucks)
  • CSA, FMCSA, DOT, HOS, ELD, & OSHA knowledge
  • Accident-Incident, injury investigation, prevention
  • Driver Qualification, Training & Orientation process
  • Safety Audits (i.e. DOT, OSHA & EPA)
  • Computer Literate (Office 2000 suite, Word, Excel)
  • Residence: Cleveland, OH (relocation assistance)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Operations
  • Class A CDL
  • Improved CSA scores
  • Temperature controlled freight services
  • Certified Safety Director
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (i.e. Supply Chain, Logistics or Transportation)
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communications (written, oral and presentation)
  • Coach & mentor drivers
  • Collaborate-lead in a diverse workforce
  • Self-starter, Self-Motivated, prioritization
  • Organized
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Director: Jeff Friess
Truckload & Dedicated
330.664.9400, ext.135

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