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Safety and Training Manager Edmonton 2073505

We are currently seeking an experienced Driver Safety and Training Manager to work from our Edmonton location. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and direction on safety and training matters that align with the highest levels of staff and customer safety. Working alongside with School Bus Operations through several strategies that will include, managing, plan, develop, schedule, deliver, keep records on and improve our training, and collision prevention programs. The successful candidate will be able to adapt from office supports to out on road supports to our drivers.
Key responsibilities for this position include:

Provide direction and training on hours of service requirements

Investigate collisions and provide recommendations

Establish Safety Committee and chair those meetings

Maintain a Class 2 license

Provide route coverage as required

Supervise safety training assistants by establishing objectives, standards, work schedules and accountability for job performance.

Develop and implement annual and multi-year training programs to train sufficient number of drivers to properly resource local and assure successful start-up of new service programs; training schedule would also include orientation and safety training sessions.

Assist in managing company-wide license qualification, continuing driver education and training Schedule and perform new employee orientation.

Provides on-going training and performance evaluations for all driver employees Identifies training needs for compliance.

Provide classroom instruction and behind the wheel training of applicants and drivers to ensure successful completion of training.

Supervise compliance with company policies and/or processes by action and speech. Discuss any breech of policy and procedure noted with their appropriate supervisor

Perform a driver proficiency evaluation on drivers (including road evaluation) and initiate necessary retraining.

Document and maintain all training records Federal regulations and Company policies. Files shall be maintained to document the progress of each Trainee and all In-Service training for each Driver Develop and conduct regularly scheduled Driver Safety Meetings.

Investigate customer service complaints relative to safety issues and take appropriate corrective action Develop and implement student/customer safety awareness programs.

Provide First Aid Classes, Defensive Driving, Industrial Injury Prevention and other company sponsored programs as necessary

Supports school bus operations through active involvement in assisting with customer complaints as required

Other assignments as required

Knowledge and Qualifications:

Knowledge of adult training techniques and practices including needs assessments, development learning goals and objectives, selection of learning media, developing training materials, evaluating effective of training and record keeping of all programs.

Knowledge of leadership and management practices and techniques.

Knowledge of the companies, service promise, services, capabilities, policies, procedures and practices to effectively manage.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.

Years of Work Experience: 5 or more years of work experience required; 3 years in school bus transportation industry preferred.

Supervisory experience preferred; specifically experience supervising/training a driver workforce.

Strong working knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and transportation related software.

Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational and group presentation skills.

Well-developed multi-tasking and time management skills. S instructors license.

A Career Offers:
Competitive salary / comprehensive company paid benefits package including, health, dental and life insurance. Interested applicants, please forward your resume by responding directly to this adv. All applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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