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Facility Services Health and Safety Manager

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title
Facility Services Health and Safety Manager
Job Description Summary
The Corporate Compliance Manager is responsible for supporting Corporate HSE in the development, deployment and maintenance of C&W Services HSE management systems, and culture change efforts, across North America. The objective is to provide quality and timely EHS expertise in the implementation of Company HSE programs/systems, thereby ensuring operations are safe, sustainable, efficient and legally compliant.
Job Description


Support the Corporate HSSE Programs, including vehicle fleet safety - Liaise with Procurement, Legal, and Risk Management groups to establish a comprehensive program that includes the following:

  • Lead technical reviews and updating of Corporate HSE Programs, by liaison with HSE program subject matter experts (SMEs) and Regional HSE Directors/Managers related to vehicular incidents
  • Participate in occupational injury/illness incident reviews, including actual and potential SIFs (Serious Injuries & Fatalities) as necessary
  • Participate in periodic Corporate HSE planning meetings and resultant action plans
  • Participate in Risk Assessments, including: (a.) assess hazards/risks; (b.) identify controls; (c.) consult with Operations to develop Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) and; (d.) tracking and verifying completion of CAPs
  • Support Regional Operations in development and implementation of Safety Improvement Plans (SIPs)
  • Oversees other company HSE vehicle related program compliance, including powered industrial trucks, bucket trucks, manlifts and mobile scaffolding
  • Managing CDLs and over-the-road licenses (expiration dates and state endorsements)
  • Tracking and ensuring periodic vehicle inspections
  • Maintaining records, per FMCSA rules and regulations
  • Screening new-hire drivers, as necessary
  • Reviewing vehicle incident reports and investigations
  • Mitigating vehicle claims via loss prevention best practice and damage control principles
  • Conducting site visits to evaluate compliance with program requirements
  • Sharing the safety/compliance message with our contractors, mechanics and drivers, via safety alerts, communications and site visits
  • Manage traffic violation and corrective action plan
  • Work with clients and site operators to maintain compliance with Federal and State DOT regulatory requirements
  • Apply creative, constructive approaches to improve controls, processes, procedures
  • Conduct ad-hoc projects, initiatives and tasks to address management safety inquiries or concerns
  • Support our culture change and behavior-based safety efforts (360 - Safety) by conducting safety-compliance and culture-behavioral assessments and audits of our work sites
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with Senior Operations leadership
  • Use computers and computer capabilities to document and track results via Telematics data
  • Support development and deployment of the Corporate HSE training and education program related to vehicle safety REQUIREMENTS:
    • Strong interpersonal skills to establish credibility with colleagues and senior management
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Planning, organizing and time management skills to effectively establish the priority and scheduling of work tasks and projects to ensure work priorities are completed on time and within budget
    • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills to enable the identification of issues and the judgement to determine appropriate courses of action for achieving long-range organizational goals
    • Ability to conduct audits by gathering evidence through observation, interview, and sampling of documents and records, and communicate audit results
    • Ability to manage projects and conflicting priorities using collaborative management style
    • Ability to be sensitive to local issues and understand and apply local legislation
    • Credential Preferred: Certified Safety Professional

      Education: Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields, i.e. safety, environmental, industrial hygiene, public health. Strong work experience and/or relevant certifications may substitute for educational requirement.

      Experience: Minimum of 5+ years of Fleet Safety experience with a Broad working Safety and Health knowledge of regulations, standards, codes, methods and OHS best practices. Demonstrable success in managing HSE across multiple accounts/sites.

      Travel: Willingness to travel up to 25% within North America.

      Computer Skills: proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint; web-based training.

      Note: This position requires compliance with our COVID related protocols, which may also include client-specific requirements. This might include, but is not limited to, either providing documentation of full vaccination as per public health mandate guidelines or agreeing to regular COVID testing.

      Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

      The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidate's experience and qualifications.

      The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role.

      The compensation for the position is: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00

      C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

      In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call the ADA line at 1-888-365-5406 or email Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.

      In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email or All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, Bloomfield , Facility Services Health and Safety Manager, Executive , Bloomfield, New Jersey

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