Position ID # EB-1848717999

Position Title: Director of Safety & Training

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Industry Segment: Truckload

Position Description: DOT safety and Training.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist V.P of Safety & Risk Management with providing leadership in planning, implementing, and coordinating programs to prevent or reduce occupational illnesses, motor vehicle accidents, environmental liabilities, injuries, deaths, and financial losses.
  • Manages and directs Fleet Safety Supervisor activities.
  • Directs and manages driver training process and programs.
  • Identifies physical and health hazards and recommends changes which could prevent accidents or financial losses.
  • Coordinates and directs incident emergency response activities with internal personnel, contractors, insurance representatives and legal counsel on a 24/7 basis.
  • Conducts or directs research to identify hazards and prevention.
  • Assist with Developing loss prevention systems, recommends policy, and coordinates activities to insure implementation of policy.
  • Monitors, compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical and fleet telematic data related to employee exposure and coordinates corrective action.
  • Assists with maintaining a liaison with federal, state and local safety and health regulatory and emergency response agencies to assure information exchange.
  • Keeps current on DOT FMCSA, OSHA, safety, health, and loss related regulations and trends and modifies the safety program to ensure compliance in operations.
  • Complies with all environmental, health, safety & training policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Has direct safety support responsibilities to terminals as assigned by the V.P. of Safety & Risk Management
  • Present safety & compliance information at terminal safety meetings
  • Coordinates with the V.P. of Operations to implement and maintain safety policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with various department heads to design and produce training material for training purposes, i.e. dispatch training material, terminal manager training material.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to read, write, use basic algebra, geometry and shop math and understand written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions, including instructions, manuals, rules, regulations, etc.
  • Must have strong, effective communication skills with diverse groups of people. This includes making presentations to internal and external groups.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Requires basic computer skills.
  • Will be required to work after hours and weekends.
  • Frequent travel required.
  • Must be able to safely perform job on and around machinery that could cause bodily harm or death if proper procedures are not followed.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; business preferred.
  • Has a minimum of five years of trucking industry experience in either safety or operational management level positions.

Position ID # EB-1848717999

For more information regarding this position, please contact the recruiter noted below or send a resume to the recruiter noted below referencing the Position ID # EB-1848717999 above.

Recruiter: Jon Fricke
Vice President
Office: 479-271-0505 x113
Cell: 479-283-5300

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