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Safety Manager

Vicksburg, MS 39180

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Perm Job Number: 3963 Pay Rate: 90,000

Job Description

Job Summary: The Safety Manager is responsible for overseeing and ensuring the safe operation of marine transportation and related activities. This role involves developing and implementing safety policies, conducting inspections, and providing training and guidance to personnel to minimize risks and maintain compliance with Coast Guard and other Governmental regulations. The Inland Marine Safety Manager collaborates closely with various stakeholders, including vessel operators, crew members, regulatory authorities, and internal teams to achieve and sustain a culture of safety excellence.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement safety programs: Create and execute comprehensive safety programs and policies specific to inland marine operations, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards. Manage implementation of company’s Towing Safety Management System (TSMS), including revisions to, and associated materials. Continuously evaluate and improve safety measures to enhance the overall safety performance.

2. Conduct inspections and audits: Regularly inspect vessels, terminals, equipment, and facilities to assess compliance with safety standards. Identify potential hazards, evaluate risks, and recommend corrective actions to mitigate safety risks. Perform Internal Management and Vessel Audits, of company processes, as related to maintaining the TSMS Certification.

3. Provide safety training and guidance: Develop and deliver training programs to educate and train employees, contractors, and crew members on safety procedures, emergency response protocols, and best practices. Provide ongoing safety guidance and support to personnel to promote a culture of safety awareness.

4. Incident investigation and analysis: Lead investigations into incidents, accidents, near misses, and other safety-related events. Identify root causes, analyze trends, and develop strategies to prevent recurrence. Prepare comprehensive reports on incidents and recommend corrective actions.

5. Regulatory compliance: Stay abreast of relevant local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to inland marine safety. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and maintain effective working relationships with regulatory agencies. Assist vessel compliance to maintain valid Certificate of Inspection.

6. Risk management: Identify potential risks and hazards associated with marine operations. Develop and implement risk management strategies, including hazard assessments, risk mitigation plans, and emergency response procedures.

7. Collaborate with stakeholders: Liaise with vessel operators, crew members, regulatory authorities, third party organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to promote a culture of safety and compliance. Coordinate with internal departments, such as operations, maintenance, and human resources, to implement safety initiatives and address safety-related concerns.

8. Safety recordkeeping and documentation: Maintain accurate records of safety-related activities, including inspections, incidents, training, and audits. Ensure proper documentation of safety policies, procedures, and reports. Ensure document control of required USCG and TSMS documentation requirements.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Libby Sims
Talent Acquisition Specialist

Libby was born in Mississippi, moved around a bit, and returned to graduate from Morton High School and attend Ole Miss. After beginning part-time work in high school with her father’s medical practice, she continued in the medical field for the next 20 years.  She has worked in a management role in multiple settings including hospital, homecare, private practice, and as a consultant in software transition for hospitals. Libby spent the last several years at home raising her boys and currently lives in Kosciusko with her husband and children.

Libby joined PSG in June 2021 and has a robust background in vetting and hiring medical professionals for all settings. Although new to staffing she is a pro at finding highly motivated and qualified employees for the medical and clerical fields. 

Libby’s role at PSG is to match potential employees with PSG clients.  Her goal is to provide our associates with a chance to attain their career goals while providing clients with the most qualified employees available.

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About Vicksburg, MS

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