Salary Range:$100,000.00 - $125,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CFO of a privately-owned food grade tank carrier that provides transportation services throughout all the United States as well as importing and exporting services between the US, Canada, and Mexico. They have been in business since 1974 and operate with a fleet of over 500 tractors and 1,200 trailers.
The Director of Safety will direct the transportation safety management process and provides overall support and guidance to the operations team. They will have 2 direct reports and oversee 8 terminals across the country. The Director coordinates with senior leadership in crafting short- and long-term strategies in building a culture of safety within the organization. The Director introduces and oversees systems and activities to maintain oversight of regulatory compliance status; provides training and professional development for management and drivers; coordinates and manages the crash management process; conducts audits and inspections of the transportation safety management process and monitors and reports metrics and indices reflecting performance. The Safety Director must be able to effectively lead and persuade others and possess excellent communications skills. They will oversee DOT compliance, equipment, and facilities including training of personnel, driver e-log comprehension, accident management, and facilities review. Challenge is to seek continuous environmental, health, safety and security performance improvement in all areas of their operation as well as to ensure compliance of all regulatory requirements and maintain one of the safest fleets in the industry.

Background Required:
  • Transportation safety leadership (5 yrs.)
  • Safety & environmental regulations (OSHA, DOT, FMCSA) (federal, state, & local)
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Electronic on-board recorder systems (EOBR’s)
  • Internal safety audits
  • Development of driver safety programs (hiring/training process)
  • Electronic driver log administration and compliance
  • Accidents and injury prevention & investigations
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Travel: 25%-33%
  • Residence: Winter Haven, FL (relocation assistance)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Bulk tank safety
  • Minimum fleet size 400 Tractors
  • Driver recruiting leadership experience
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Strong leadership & timely decision making
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Time management
  • Data and analytically driven
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 Leader: Emillia Samosky
Specialized Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.164

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