Safety Training Supervisor

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This is an internal position only.




  • Assist General Manager in preparation of the Annual Operating Plan and subsequent analysis of variance.
  • Lead training needs assessments in consultation with other CSC leaders.
  • Lead, design, develop and implement initial and recurrent training programs for transportation personnel.
  • Supervise safety training assistants by establishing objectives, standards, work schedules and accountability for job performance.
  • Make hiring recommendations to the General Manager on whether to hire certified school bus drivers.
  • Develop and implement annual and multi-year training programs to train sufficient number of drivers to properly resource local CSC 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 with state certification and District/State/Federal requirements
  • Provide classroom instruction and behind the wheel training of applicants and bus drivers to ensure successful completion of training and testing to the level of State Certified School Bus Driver; recommend upgrades as necessary
  • Refresh and broaden the driving skills of existing employees who operate Company leased/owned vehicles
  • Supervise compliance with Company policies and/or processes by action and speech. Discuss any breech of policy and procedure noted with General Manager.
  • Perform a Driver Proficiency Evaluation on each driver (including road evaluation) at least twice during the school year. Initiate necessary retraining.
  • Administer and maintain Company random drug/alcohol testing and pre-employment drug/alcohol testing program in conjunction with Corporate office.
  • Provide notice to drivers of upcoming expiration dates of various documents and ensure their renewal (physicals, driver licenses, school bus certificates, and First Aid Certificates).
  • Obtain Driver Abstracts from State agencies for all drivers semi-annually and monitor for violations.


  • Document and maintain all training records as required by State and Federal regulations and Company policies. Files shall be maintained to document the progress of each Trainee and all In-Service training for each Driver in accordance with Company policy and procedures.
  • Develop and conduct regularly scheduled Driver Safety Meetings.
  • Supervise the Accident Review Committee, maintain minutes of each meeting, review and discuss Committee recommendations with the General Manager. Initiate driver retraining according to Company guidelines.
  • Assume primary responsibility in responding to personal injury and vehicle accidents by on- scene investigation and preparing and submitting reports to the Corporate office in accordance with Company policy.
  • 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.
  • Administer and maintain Company Safe Driver Award Program.


  • High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.
  • 5+ years’ work experience required. 3 years in school bus transportation industry preferred. Must complete state certification program or Durham’s Training Academy for school bus driver instructor. Equivalent work experience as a Training Manager can be substituted as appropriate.
  • SBDI certification required; Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements required; no preventable accidents in the past 36 and acceptable driving performance in the past 36 months
  • Bi-lingual abilities a plus
  • Ability to use employee relations techniques to lead a diverse workforce and build strong working relationships
  • Ability to provide high-level support and advice to local decision-making customers
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively to develop strategies/solutions to satisfactorily resolve issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written formats regarding events and their resolution, prepare required reports and make public presentations
  • Ability to provide direction, coaching and mentoring to employees while creating an environment that encourages and values input and feedback
  • Ability to promote the company as a leading edge service provider in bus transportation.
  • Ability to promote new/enhanced business services to existing customers
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time to balance conflicting demands related to customer care and routing.
  • Ability to respond to unanticipated events to ensure excellence in customer service.
  • Ability to Investigate claims and incidents of questionable conduct, accidents etc.
  • Computer literacy skills in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Mechanical aptitude

Equal Opportunity Employer


Contact Info

Trinity Transportation Group
4624 13th Street
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192


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Bus Dispatch: 313-295-6303
Sedan Dispatch: 734-282-2222


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