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    Safety Manager

    Lafayette, LA Full-Time

    Job Summary:
    With a large focus on our fleet of w2 Delivery Drivers, the Safety Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the company’s Health and Safety programs, procedures, processes and systems to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements to eliminate or minimize risks to our employees, our company, the environment and communities in which we do business.

    Essential Functions:

    • Builds and oversees a behavior based safety culture including analyzing safety risks; championing a behavior based safety system;
    • Makes recommendations for corrective or preventive measures; coaching business leaders on how to create a Safety Culture at their locations and within their departments
    • Identify exposures, recommend solutions, and implement approved programs promoting loss prevention and compliance
    • Understand and operationalize programs, policies, and procedures for reporting, investigating and analysis
    • Evaluate safety concerns and recommend new approaches or changes to improve safety within the organization
    • Develop and recommend safety policies, procedures and methods
    • Support claims and loss control activities
    • Grow relationships with third party providers, claims adjusters, insurers, outside legal counsel, and other claims related parties
    • Investigate all vehicle employee incidents, accidents and injuries to determine cause and take appropriate remedial action
    • Develop and implement Corporate Safety and Risk Management training programs
    • Comply and keep current with OSHA, Federal and State record keeping policy, Regulations and industry best practice
    • Conduct and/or ensure the required periodic inspections, compliance audits, and accident prevention activities

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, Occupational Safety or related field
    • 8+ years of overall corporate/field safety experience
    • 5+ years of recent driver safety experience; preferably geographically dispersed
    • Must be willing/able to travel up to 50%
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal safety compliance and regulatory issues, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • OSHA 10, 30 General Labor, ASP, CSP or related training and certifications are a plus

    Core Competencies:

    • Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment
    • Customer-Focused: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service
    • Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations
    • Team player: Collaboration and strong communication skills
    • Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication
    • Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results
    • Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude
    • Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the inter-dependencies and effects of other systems
    • Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    # of direct reports: 0

    # of indirect reports: 0

    Physical Demands:


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. 


    Up to 50% travel

    AAP/EEO Statement

    Waitr, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Waitr, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Waitr, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to  race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.