• Safety Specialist

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Hire Type
    Hours Per Week
    Weekdays, Weekends
    Career Type
    Insurance - Medical, Retirement - 401K, Insurance - Dental, Insurance - Vision, Job Perks - Flight Benefits - Discount
    Minimum Related Experience
    2 Years
    Union Membership Required
    High School Diploma or GED
    Cantonese, Mandarin
    USD $55,000.00/Annually
    Up to
    USD $65,000.00/Annually
  • Company Description

    Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 40,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 650 client companies at 180 stations in 38 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year for consecutive years in a row and has been rewarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year and received the Cargo Africa Award for the second time in a row. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience.”




    To maintain the Corporate Safety Management System in compliance with authority’s, regulator’s, industry and/or customer requirements.  Ensure effective implementation of all safety and equipment related aspects of the cargo operation and provide management with regular reports on performance and the status of corrective & preventive actions.


    Serves as Chairman of the Safety Committee.
    Conduct Safety Briefings and Safety Committee meetings.
    Submits all Monthly Safety Meeting Minutes and Briefing Reports to Swissport Corporate.
    Conducts Daily “Walk-Throughs” of the Warehouse to verify that all Safety procedures are being followed regarding, PPEs, seat belts, speed and proper driving techniques. Takes appropriate action when issues are discovered and reports to upper management.
    Check the Warehouse daily for damages and/or unsafe conditions and report findings.
    Responsible for maintaining equipment fleet.  Ensuring that all user checks are done daily and accurate records are kept, PMs are performed as scheduled.
    Coordinates with the local repair and maintenance representative to ensure all equipment is properly maintained and in service.
    Assures that the Equipment Monthly Hour Readings are done and reported.
    Assures that all Workers Compensation claims, equipment damage and building damage issues are entered into SMT within 24 hours of occurrence.
    Conduct specialized OJT training on equipment checks and usage such as tugs, forklifts, and other equipment as needed.
    Manage and maintain the integrity of safety and equipment related records for all regulatory entities as required by Swissport Cargo Services.
    Liaise with Cargo Manager/departmental managers to understand aspects and needs of safety training and development.
    Other assignments regarding Safety and Equipment as assigned by management.


    High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    Experience in warehouse operations.
    Effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.
    Some training experience or educational background in training is helpful.
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
    Ability to persuade, gain support, obtains commitment, and mobilizes others to action.
    Flexibility in hours and days of work a must.


    SFO Badged Employees are eligible for a BART discount and childcare tuition assistance with Palcare.


    BART Discount Card. Save more money on BART!                           Palcare


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