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Aviation Safety Manager

Miami, FL

Posted: 09/20/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Management Job Number: 77397 Pay Rate: $75K

Job Description

About the Role: 

The Safety Manager is responsible for with and through management, ensuring compliance with safety and environmental procedures and assisting in the achievement of profitability/productivity requirements across the aviation division.


Responsibilities include: 

  • Advise, guide, and participate in workers’ compensation claims and reporting
  • Assists, plans, and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Oversee and participate in the reporting and investigation of OJI accidents/injuries and aircraft
  • Inspect GSE for safety and efficiency on a random basis. Remove unsafe and defective GSE from service
  • Ensure that safety protocol is being followed by all staff members, and regularly audit each site to ensure that process is being adhered to
  • Plans and implements training for employees in worksite safety practices
  • Maintains safety files and records according to needed yearly and semi-annual audit programs
  • Performs safety surveys and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented
  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares reports identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management
  • Providing safety reports on SMS performance on a periodic basis
  • Recommend appropriate safety measures to reduce accidents/injuries
  • Conduct defensive driving new-hire & post-accident re-training
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings with other departments such as GSE, Cabin, Ramp, etc.
  • Provide excellent leadership to the ground team, supervisors, and managers and truly support the health and safety initiative
  • Monitor and investigate “near-miss” situations
  • Assists in the development, evaluation, and upgrading of safety programs.
  • Assist and maintain environmental reports including Stormwater permits, SPCC, etc
  • Responsible for guiding reports according to OSHA, MSHA, DOT, and EPA regulatory requirements
  • Conduct safety and health walk-through inspections of all workplace facilities
  • Involvement with ISAGO Audits and pertinent paperwork


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have 3+ years of related experience and/or training in Safety Management and Compliance
  • knowledge of safety, security, and compliance-related regulatory requirements as they pertain to aviation/airport operations
  • Knowledge of ISAGO compliance audits
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and web-based applications
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish / English
  • Must be able to pass all pre-requisites to obtain SIDA badge according to business and airport process
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization
  • Demonstrates excellent safety behavior and attitude, follows regulatory practices and rules, recognizes and Promotes hazard reporting, and ensures effective safety reporting
  • Models and promotes an organizational culture that fosters safety practices through effective leadership
  • Must be available to work such weekends and holidays as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs
  • Requires flexibility to work additional hours beyond the regular shift, on short notice, and as needed during irregular operations




Interested? Apply directly now or call (786) 654-2343 for more information. Questions? Email [email protected] for more information on this role and others. 


*CAREERXCHANGE® is an equal opportunity employer. We will present the most qualified candidates to our clients based on the skills required to perform the job. For additional opportunities please visit 


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