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At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators.


We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.


About the Role

Driver Safety Specialist
Montreal, QC


As the Driver Safety Specialist (DSS) you will facilitate driver safety education & remedial training programs. You will be required to identify unsafe habits and behaviors and coordinate solutions to lessen or eliminate future non-compliance or unsafe actions.


How You’ll Help

  • Establish regular meetings with all drivers. 
  • Accompany drivers for the purpose of observing and evaluating  the driving behaviours and skills for compliance to Provincial and D&R requirements such as log book, speed, inspections etc.
  • Meet targets as to company safety policies, driver attendance to safety meetings and accident costs.
  • Maintain driver and supervisory personnel adherence to legislated safety laws.
  • Help create safety training material to facilitate education of safety legislations.
  • Maintain and update data input on multiply PC programs.
  • Effectively maintain professional attitude and be a source of solutions or guidance for all issues.
  • Remain on call for and attend at accidents / collisions as company representative and to complete all required reports.
  • Complete required work in all weather conditions year round as needed.
  • Be able to communicate to individual / groups in a classroom setting and set up / use education tools as required, i.e.  Laptop, LCD projector, creates handouts, maintain decorum, gain feedback and track progress.
  • Commercial Driver's License is preferred with a clean record.
  • Facilitate LCV permit review training with new operations team members when required
  • Other related duties as may be required.


Your Skills & Experience:

  • Must be Bilingual
  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education (general stream), or a combination of education and experience.
  • Previous Transportation or operational experience is preferred, various roles within transportation would be beneficial
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Occupational Health and Safety experience
  • Communication skills - advanced
  • Computer skills - accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs
  • Knowledge related to legal / safe operation of commercial equipment as to local laws and federal compliance standards.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous goods Regulations
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment
  • Presentation skills, and working knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused


To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at dayross.com.


Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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