Newark, New Jersey

Become A Safety Trainer for First Transit! 

Job Purpose or Scope: Trains drivers and/or other location employees with respect to safety and regulatory compliance.

Major Responsibilities:
• Provides classroom and/or behind-the-wheel training to new operators or re-training of current operators. May provide other training to location personnel.
• Tracks attendees and maintains training documentation based on regulations and company policy.
• While the focus of the position is on driver training, employee may also have other safety program responsibilities (e.g., accident investigation, forms compliance, safety meetings).


Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
• High school diploma or equivalent


Minimum Experience & Skills Required:
• 1 to 3 years training experience
• 1 to 3 years transportation, safety or related experience
• Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues
• Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
• Good verbal, written and relational communication skills, with ability to appropriately interact with
employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union
officials and general public
• Fluent in English
• Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
• Possess working vehicle to travel with in service area as needed

 

Benefits  

We offer competitive compensation and benefits including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.  

Diversity & Inclusion  

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.  

Professional Advancement  

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit.  

Extensive Training  

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.  

Community Service & Impact  

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.  

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Newark, New Jersey

We consider it an honor to extend meaningful career opportunities to veterans once they separate and to military spouses as their husbands and wives actively serve. We pride ourselves on understanding military families’ unique circumstances and accommodating what they need, whether it’s:

  • A part or full-time job upon separation to ease your transition into the civilian workforce
  • A full or part-time job to supplement your serving spouse’s income
  • The freedom, flexibility, and peace of mind to move with your military transferred spouse – we have thousands of locations all across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
  • The start of a successful future that sees twenty or more years of distinguished service with us, with many promotions and achievements along the way

Join us and you’ll find that our mission of strengthening our local communities and core values that stress integrity, excellence, caring and dedication are very similar to the military. We also have directly related technical, mechanical, maintenance and automotive opportunities along with management and leadership opportunities where you can continue to lead and serve with passion and pride.

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