The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time OHS and Driver Safety Officer in Surrey, BC.
As the OHS and Driver Safety Officer, you will facilitate driver safety education & remedial training programs. You will be required to identify unsafe habits and behaviors and coordinate solutions to lessen or eliminate future non-
compliance or unsafe actions. You will also be responsible for the OHS practices and culture in the terminals.
Please note : This position is tentatively scheduled for Monday to Friday, day time hours but may be required outside of these hours for occasional shift work.
To be successful in this role, you will exceptionally complete the following responsibilities :
Meet targets as to company safety policies, driver attendance to safety meetings and accident costs.
Maintain driver and supervisory personnel adherence to legislated safety laws.
Help create safety-training material to facilitate education of safety legislations.
Must be able to work in all weather conditions year round as needed.
Must be able to work a 1 afternoon / night shift, every 8 weeks, to be ON CALL for collision reporting.
Be able to communicate to individual / groups in a classroom setting
Facilitate Long Combination Vehicle (LCV) training.
Other related duties as may be required.
Investigate Health and safety concerns / incidents and accidents and develop safe practices.
Grow the safety culture and drive the Day & Ross Key Elements of Safety Program (KES).
Complete KES audits across multiple terminals
Assist federal labor officers with investigation / inspections and maintain good relations.
Enable and assist terminal teams to complete the Day & Ross safety orientation of all new employees.
Provide guidance on Dangerous Goods spills within the terminals.
Work to assist the terminal teams in the reduction / elimination of recordable and first aid incidents.
Inspect the workplace for potential hazards, identify potential hazards, assess the risks and report potential hazards.
Maintain and update emergency response plans and procedures
To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays some or all of the following :
Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education (general stream), or a combination of education and experience.
Previous Transportation or operational experience is preferred.
Computer skills - accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs.
Knowledge related to legal / safe operation of commercial equipment as to local laws and federal compliance standards.
Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Effective written and communications skills.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
The working environment can include close proximity to moving vehicles and equipment. As some tasks will require the DSS to work in an office setting, there are possible exposures to ergonomic risks as they pertain to working at a stationary work location.
Travel may be required around 25% of the time.