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National Express Area Director of Safety in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania



The Area Director of Safety position is responsible for reducing motor vehicle accidents and work-related injuries, and ensuring OSHA and DOT compliance, through the development and advancement of a safety first culture. The Area Director assists each Customer Service Center to professionally develop their safety and training staff. This position is considered to be the regional expert and will coordinate with field management to improve safety and training processes and "sell" safety to line personnel. This position provides leadership and direction for our safety programs.

Position Responsibilities Include:

Assisting each CSC Management team in developing a vehicle accident and work-related injury prevention plan based on loss data and cause analysis

Assisting each CSC Management team in the consistent implementation and maintenance of Company-defined safety and training processes and systems

Providing safety-related consulting services, resources and materials to each CSC management team

Reviewing the monthly loss control key indicators report comparing vehicle accident and work-related injury performance with goals; determining why variances occur and participating in corrective action taken in response to each variance

Developing and implementing safety awareness programs; researching and recommending safety incentive programs

Developing and implementing safety communication and training programs

Attending and making presentations at safety meetings, start-up meetings and safety committee meetings

Developing Safety Managers professional skills, including presentation, teaching, investigation, employee selection and evaluation

Providing safety training to CSC management team in accordance with

company-developed curriculum

Assisting in selecting and training new safety managers

Communicating with safety managers regularly

Assisting in training new safety committees

Assisting in evaluating classroom trainers and btw trainers

Assisting each General Manager in evaluating the CSC's Safety Managers performance and the CSC safety and training program effectiveness

Conducting facility safety inspections and program audits to ensure compliance with Company policies and government regulations

Overseeing implementation and on-going compliance of Company programs and government regulations.

Hazardous Materials storage, handling, disposal, and employee right-to-know, and other safety programs as assigned

Conduct special projects as requested by the Senior Vice President, Safety


Position Requirements Include:

Position Requirements Include:

  • BA/BS in Business, Industrial Safety, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 2 years of comprehensive safety or loss control experience in commercial passenger transportation

  • Experience with multi location fleet of 500 vehicles or larger, and safety programs involving 500 or more employees

  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, and training skills

  • Must be able to travel; position requires approximately 75% field work

  • Strong computer, analytical and organizational skills

Job: Safety Corporate

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Jefferson Hills-East Area Office-US

Other Locations: United States-Massachusetts-Wilbraham-New England Region Office, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-New York-Brooklyn, United States-New Jersey-Freehold-Freehold, NJ

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Director

Job Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 75 % of the Time

Req ID: 193959