Waste Management Safety Specialist - Transportation (MI) in Southfield, Michigan

Equal OpportunityEmployer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leadingprovider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. Weare strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalismand financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential,commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through anetwork of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recyclingfacilities and waste-based energy production projects.

We care about our employees, customers, and the public we interact with each day, and are committed to providing a safe environment - in the office, on the streets - wherever we operate. We are looking for a professional who has the same passion for safety and who will be committed to driving our safety programs and culture.

I. Job Summary

You will implement and coordinate business unit safety programsrequired for compliance with OSHA regulatory requirements and company safetypolicies. You will partner with our Michigan District Management Teams to ensure our operation practices are meeting Waste Managements high standard of Safety.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be ableto perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may beassigned.

  • Develops district-specific plans with district manager.
  • Administers rules and conducts site assessments to monitorsafety compliance.
  • Trains and mentors field operational management withinassigned business unit regarding the safety process. Providesoversight for alloperational safety training within business units.
  • Analyzes risk trends and manages risk associated withsafety compliance.
  • Identifies, counsels and coaches employees who routinelywork in environments with high risk to safety.
  • Serves as a team member for Safety Operational AssessmentReview (SOAR).
  • Consults and provides input towards annual safety budget.
  • Participates in corporate safety committees.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of thequalifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree( accredited), or in lieu ofdegree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant workexperience.

Experience: Three years of relevant work experience ( inaddition to education requirement).

Experience Preferred: Transportation operations experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or OtherRequirements

None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Strong knowledge in Safety Rules & Regulations includingDOT and OSHA, strong communication and leadership skills, and public speakingexperience.


Intermediate level working knowledge - MS Office(Excel, Work, Powerpoint, Outlook)

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demandsand work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of thejob.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/orlandfill/outdoor.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives acompetitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, LifeInsurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Companymatch on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays,and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Job: Safety

Title: Safety Specialist - Transportation (MI)

Location: Michigan-Southfield

Requisition ID: 17013327

Other Locations: United States-Michigan-Saginaw, United States-Michigan-Lennon, United States-Michigan-Wixom, United States-Michigan-Pontiac, United States-Michigan-Lansing