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Area Risk Manager II

South River, NJ-Brick Plant Rd

Elizabeth, NJ - 10 North Ave East

Franklin, MA - 165 Grove St


Job Title:
Area Risk Manager II

Legal, Compliance & Audit

United States of America

New Jersey

South River

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, responsible for promoting, training and educating management and commercial drivers in safe practices in accordance with Federal regulations, company policy, and industry best practices. Responsible for consulting in the development and implementation of training programs for existing accounts and driver safety compliance.  Audit and report on existing facilities within the organization to ensure safe work practices and compliance with company policies and procedures, state and Federal regulations regarding worker, workplace and environmental safety.  

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Research and assess proper use, selection, and limitations of major safeguarding devices.

• Audit existing accounts to determine that equipment, proper record keeping, and driver work practices are in compliance with state and federal regulations and company policies at each account. Follow up with managers regarding the proper documentation of safety related events, training briefings and driver disciplinary procedures.

• Coordinating activities and containment actions in the event of accidents; advising on regulations and safety practices.

• Develop and deliver training content for safety orientation to instruct employees on the safe operation and handling of company machinery, products, or raw materials; auditing employees or processing for compliance with safety standards periodically.

• Ensure completion of driver road tests, drug tests and DOT physicals for new drivers in Orientation. Potential to set up EFA and Smith System.

• Implement and enforce company safety and compliance policies with respect to applicable government regulations, laws, and ordinances pertaining to the safety, health and welfare of company employees and the public.

• Investigate causes of accidents, injuries, or illnesses; determining cause(s); preparing reports of findings and solutions for minimizing or preventing recurrence and implementing changes or improvements designed to prevent future incidents. • Make recommendations on safety events for possible changes to preventability ruling or DOT reportable rating as facts dictate.

• Maintain specialized programs, procedures, and practices that enhance and improve the efficient operation of the Compliance department which includes, but not limited to, Hours of Service, Roadside Inspection, Hazmat, OSHA, citations, drug testing and driver qualification files.


Minimum Qualification:

High School or GED equivalent with 3-4 years in the transportation industry; posses a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.

Preferred Qualification:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Management or Communication with 3-4 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in the transportation industry
  • Driver management experience
  • Safety experience
  • Must travel
  • Compliance experience
  • Knowledge of OSHA management
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials management.

Compensation Information:

Salary Range: $62,400.00-$78,000.00

Actual compensation may vary due to factors such as experience and skill set.

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Business Communications, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Safety, Transportation/Logistics, Compliance

Non Commercial Driver's License - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:
00505070 Area Risk Manager II (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 23 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.