Location Safety Manager II Job at First Student, Memphis, TN

  • First Student
  • Memphis, TN

Job Description

Job Description

First for a reason
First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.

First things First: Who are we?  

Twice the size of our next largest competitor,  First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization, scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school districts. 

At First Student, the Safety Manager is responsible for assisting with driver recruitment, managing driver training, and ensuring safety compliance. You will also maintain personnel records and coordinate with the General Manager to achieve company objectives.

Safety Manager requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain the required license for all vehicles at your assigned location, maintain that license, and at times drive a route.
  • 2 to 3 years of transportation, safety, or related experience.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written
  • Manage personnel effectively.
  • Oversee and monitor all safety issues.
  • Travel as needed to conduct company business.

First for a Reason


We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), 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 Manager in Development (MID) program prepares future leaders at First. 

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 Student in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 

  Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!  

In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request -Chance-Hiring-law-poster.pdf.

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