Director of Safety & Training

Duluth Transit Authority   Duluth, MN   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 21, 2020

The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) is currently seeking to fill a Director of Safety & Training position. The DTA is an award-winning transit agency that provides safe, convenient, and affordable public transit service (fixed route and paratransit) within the Twin Ports of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI and its surrounding areas. We transport just under 3 million passengers annually by way of our 75+ bus fleet and we employ approximately 160 team members. Duluth is a beautiful port city located on the scenic shores of Lake Superior where 4-seasons outdoor adventure and arts/entertainment abound.

We are looking for a proven leader who possesses an abundance of relevant safety & training management and transportation industry knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate also brings outstanding communication skills to be utilized in effectively interacting with all organizational stakeholders, including the DTA’s public Board of Directors and senior leadership team.

The Director of Safety & Training plays a critical role in ensuring the continued safety of all DTA stakeholders, reports directly to the General Manager, and works closely with all DTA team members, including senior leadership. Minimum qualifications include: bachelor’s degree in business administration, management or a related field and a minimum of five (5) years safety & training management and relevant staff supervision experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The DTA offers an exceptional compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Health/Dental (family level coverage), Disability, and Life/AD & D Insurance Premiums
  • Paid Pension Plan Contributions
  • Money Purchase Pension, Deferred Compensation, and Flexible Spending Account Plan Participation
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays

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