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Safety Supervisor

Posted on 6/25/2024



201-500 employees

End-to-end student transportation solutions

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$75k - $85kAnnually

+ Bonus + Equity + Commissions

Mid, Senior

Oakland, CA, USA

Quality Control & Compliance
Transportation & Distribution
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Customer Service
  • High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.
  • 3 years as a Trainer in school bus transportation industry desired
  • Supervisory experience preferred; specifically experience supervising/training a driver workforce
  • License or Certification: SBDI certification required; Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements required
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and transportation related software
  • Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and group presentation skills
  • Well-developed multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Ability to provide direction, coaching and mentoring to employees while creating an environment that encourages and values input and feedback
  • Ability to respond to unanticipated events to ensure excellence in customer service
  • Ability to Investigate claims and incidents of questionable conduct, accidents etc.
  • Computer literacy skills in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Understand the concept of behavioral safety and effectively communicate and train within the ZUM Service Center
  • Direct interface with the customer to enhance the safety experience and determine the appropriate course of action
  • Lead, design, develop and implement initial and recurrent training programs for transportation personnel
  • Manage and lead safety department staff by establishing objectives, standards, work schedules, and accountability for job performance
  • Manage the recruitment process of ZUM Service Center personnel
  • Coordinate all training activities
  • Maintain compliance programs
  • Develop and conduct regularly scheduled programs (e.g. driver safety meetings, award programs, etc.) emphasizing ZUM culture
  • Primary point of contact in responding to personnel injury, vehicle accidents, preparation, and submission of reports in accordance with ZUM policy
  • Assists the Human Resources department with recruiting, selecting and maintaining an authorized level of bus drivers
  • Coordinates with the Human Resource department to ensure that drug testing requirements are conducted, coordinates bus driver annual physicals with approved health care providers
  • Manages daily activity within the Safety Department, assigns workload to Field Supervisors and Driver Trainers
  • Oversee training activities, including; new driver training, safety training, in-service training, driver road evaluations, Special Education Training, First Aid training and all other required training
  • Supervise, and oversee, the work of Master Trainers and certified drivers/trainers who assist with conducting general bus driver training, ensure the training is delivered as specified
  • Assist with responding to accidents involving school buses, collecting accident reports and investigative reports as needed
  • Monitor Netradyne alerts to proactively address re-training opportunities/needs
  • Maintain individual bus driver files that indicate dates of training and dates of accident involvement when applicable
  • Ensure the DOT drug/alcohol testing program is compliant with federal regulations

Zum offers an end-to-end student transportation solution powered by platform technology and analytics-driven operations, featuring a connected platform for parents, drivers, and schools, and multi-size vehicle fleets, including electric vehicles.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Redwood City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive compensation, including cash and equity

Medical, dental and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical

Unlimited vacation policy

Free daily catered lunches + fully stocked kitchen at HQ