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Safety Officer - 1913791

Swissport USA
Location: JFK Airport
Schedule Type: Full-Time
Job Summary
Implement the safety management policies and procedures locally so that all employees have a safe and healthy working environment and Swissport complies with all current and future regulations and laws.

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain a register of all station specific legislation applicable to occupational health and safety and complement Swissport’s
  • corporate, country and/or divisional documentation with applicable station specifics.
  • Ensure implementation of safety management standards within the station.
  • Establish and lead Station Monthly Safety Management Meetings and bi-annual Station Employee Health & Safety Committee
  • Meetings.
  • Report to the Head of Health & Safety Country / Division on a functional basis.
  • Deliver regular safety performance reports to the Station Management.
  • Ensure all hazards, incidents are being reported and recorded.
  • Initiate, lead and carry out investigations on occurrences in line with corporate standards.
  • Plan, prepare and conduct internal safety audits at given intervals at the station and initiate / monitor corrective actions based on
  • audit findings and occurrence investigations.
  • Establish and maintain the station operational risk register 
Key Performance Indicators
  • Safety Performance index 
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Diploma/ professional qualifications or equivalent in related field
  • Minimum 1 year experience in safety management and/or management system
  • Knowledge of country specific laws and industry regulations related to safety and safety management
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office
  • Good oral and written communications and ability to communicate and motivate and drive standards at all levels
  • A sense of passion for improving safety standards and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to persuade, gain support, obtain commitment, and mobilize a team to action
  • Operational and general compliance orientation
  • Personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness