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Date Posted:
Oct 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Dec 31, 2017

Job Status:

Trades, transport & equipment operators

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Safety Officer- School Bus Operations

First Student

Job Description:


Provide uniform application of established training programs and practices. In conjunction with Location Managers, provide indirect supervision of safety and training staff. Train applicants to successful completion of B Licence. Assist the Location Managers in programs or analysis that will reduce vehicular collisions and WSIB claims, provide a proactive management approach to safety awareness and initiatives. Monitor safety compliance of all government legislation and company safety polices.



  • Have Signing authority status and recertification every 5 years.
  • Assist with new driver recruitment and selection, including interviewing as required
  • Training and upgrading for related classified licences
  • Monitor driver on-road performance including mandatory evaluations
  • Maintenance of all related records as per Safety Policies
  • Prepare monthly regional performance reports
  • Co-ordinate and conduct training in accordance with First Student’s standards
  • Monitor CVOR Legislation Compliance
  • PeopleSoft input of updated licence information
  • Administer written test and road test to trainees
  • Participate on the Health and Safety Committee
  • Accident investigation, documentation and follow up including reporting, retraining and evaluations
  • Prepare, schedule and present mandatory workshops
  • Schedule work for all part-time safety/recruiting employees
  • Adapt easily to change of scheduling as required
  • Assist with school programs, such as First Ride, Evacuation Procedures and Bus Safety
  • This is a full time position however applicants must have the ability to work flexible hours which may include some weekends and evenings
  • Other related duties as assigned which may include route driving and other office duties




  • University degree or diploma in a related discipline preferred


Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Other Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: •Must hold a valid “Class B” license for at least 3 years and must have a minimum of 3 years free of any preventable accidents to be eligible for taking the Pride Course for signing authority status. •Must have strong inter-personal communication skills and leadership qualities •Able to establish goals and objectives •Strong organizational, presentation and coaching skills •Superior oral and written communication skills •Able to work independently •Self motivated with the ability to work as part of a team •Must be able to ke

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