Job Summary:We are seeking a Safety Administrator (Safety Admin) to join our team on a 3-month contract position. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to the safety department by assisting in ensuring safety and compliance in our operations.About Us:Van-Kam Freightways Ltd. (Van Kam) is one of the largest regional carriers in Western Canada specializing in less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation. With 8 terminal locations across British Columbia, we fulfill shipments to communities within 1-3 days throughout BC and Alberta. Between our own resources and our partner network, our coverage extends beyond Western Canada into the U.S. and Eastern Canada.Responsibilities:Ensure compliance with all regulatory filling’s requirements.Maintain and update employee files.Complete and submit necessary documentation to Provincial and Federal AgenciesPrepare and submit incident and accident reports.Assist with new hire documentation processing.Process and audit driver logs to ensure compliance with NSC and DOT regulations.Review NSC safety profile and track recorded violations.Required Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesHave excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written ensuring accurate and timely data entry, professional communications, and the ability to produce well-articulated documents.Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel and Word.Have strong analytical skills and well-developed ability for problem-solving & troubleshooting.Be a self-starter who takes initiative and can work independently as well as collaboratively as part of the team.Have effective time management and organizational skills.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.Ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Training and ExperienceA minimum of 2-3 years of administrative experience is required.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of and understanding of the trucking industry.Previous experience in a safety role is an asset.Why Work for Van Kam?There is a reason over 30% of our staff have been with us for more than 10 yearsWork-life balance. We treat our customers like friends and our employees like family. As a family-owned company, we understand the importance of work-life balance which is why we offer competitive time-off benefits and commit to providing a balanced schedule for our drivers – so they can spend less time on the road and more time with the ones they love.Competitive wages. We offer competitive wages and are committed to staying competitive within our industry.Benefits.
We cover 100% of our employees’ benefit premiums and contribute to a company funded pension plan. Enjoy the benefits, all while keeping more of your paycheck in your pocket.Development. True to our values, we are committed to helping our employees succeed. Whether it is through career growth and advancement opportunities or investing in your training and education, we are here to support you along the way.We care about the things that matter to you.
We regularly send out surveys to our employees to understand their experiences and learn how we can make their time at work better. We work hard to have an open-door management policy and cultivate an environment that welcomes and supports new ideas and ways of doing things.Make a difference. Trucking is vital to our communities. Here at Van Kam, we serve a broad range of industries from forestry and mining to retail, food, and auto.
Come to work every day knowing you are making a difference and contributing to our purpose of uniting communities and improving lives.Giving Back. Van Kam supports over 25 non-profit organizations and local charities each year through both financial contributions and volunteer efforts. We also match employee donations up to $150 per employee per year to ensure we can support the organizations that matter to you.Environmental Sustainability. We have Green Initiative programs to limit our carbon footprint which include things like governing road speeds to reduce fuel consumption, equipping new tractors with clean emissions technology and investing in technology to limit paper use, just to name a fewJob LocationSurrey, BCOur StoryVan Kam was founded more than 75 years ago in 1947 by Robert Henry Sr.
To this day, Van Kam remains family owned and operated with the third generation leading into the future. Headquartered in BC with over 550 dedicated staff members, our continuous success is rooted in acknowledging every customer’s unique needs and applying our understanding of supply chain challenges to develop custom solutions to overcome them.Our PurposeOur purpose is to unite communities and improve lives. It’s the root of what makes us tick and is central to our actions. Whether it’s our employees, customers, or the citizens within the communities we serve, we have a lasting impact on their lives, and it is “why” we exist.Our ValuesDevelop, Care, AchieveIn order to unite communities and improve lives we need a team of talented and dedicated individuals.
Are you one of them?. If so, we want to hear from youINDHPCjwEfGEBOq