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Safety & Training Supervisor (32715)

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Safety and Training Supervisor/Lead, and oversee an operation's safety and training program.  We hire individuals who make safety, training, and customer service their top priorities.  If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!   Candidate must be willing to travel within the region as this position will be utilized in Cowichan Valley and Victoria.



  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) designation with 3-5 years’ health and safety experience in transportation or an industrial workplace or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occupational Health & Safety Certificate, Diploma or Degree from a post-secondary institute is preferred
  • Administration of a Training Program and/or certification
  • Valid Class 2 driver’s license with air brake endorsement or equivalent is preferred 
  • Solid understanding of occupational health and safety regulations
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely reports
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS-Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint



  • Provide occupational health and safety to support the location
  • Develop and administer training packages for all classifications
  • Administration of the Company training program and trainers
  • With support from the Regional Safety Team, manage employee injury claims (WorkSafeBC) and Return to Work program
  • Participate in interviewing, selection, and recruitment of operators
  • Support driver training, staff training, mechanic training and recommend retraining as required
  • Conduct safety and training meetings, maintain complete safety files including statistics
  • Maintain or coordinate complete personnel record keeping.
  • Work with the Regional Safety & Training team to develop and implement Safe Work Procedures, Hazard and Risk Assessments
  • Participate in accident/incident investigations, worksite inspections and required audits
  • Develop action plans for accident reduction, workers’ compensation claim reduction, recruitment and safety management
  • Make recommendations to Regional safety and training management to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assist employees in meeting company objectives and promoting employee unity
  • Assist in recruiting, certifying, and supervising driver trainers
  • Oversee driver compliance including records, reporting and pre-employment drug testing
  • Oversee and assist in processing workers’ compensation claims and accident review
  • Conduct supervisor meetings, safety meetings, drivers' meetings, and training workshops
  • Serve as the Employer Co-Chair on the location’s JOHSC Safety Solutions Team
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, Provincial and local laws and work closely with General Manager(s) or Designate(s) to accomplish Company objectives
  • Complete additional duties or special projects as assigned.


First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.




First Canada is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority


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38655 - Victoria
4206 Commerce Circle, Victoria , British Columbia, Canada, V8Z 6N6
  • Company:
    First Transit Canada
  • Terms and Conditions type:
    Full Time
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  • Province:
    British Columbia
  • Category:
    Administrative & Operational Support
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