Enterprise Safety Director in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Enterprise Safety Director leads and drives the safety culture at PODS by creating the strategy and influencing the leadership and support for Safety in the organization.  This position works in conjunction with the PODS leadership to perpetuate and improve the company’s safety culture and performance. This position is responsible for developing a strategy and delivering programs/training to drive safety principles and practices to create a highly-engaged, dynamic and behavior-based safety culture throughout the organization; and will also be responsible for implementing and maintaining proactive processes, tools that will optimize safety performance and ensure regulatory compliance.


  • Develop and implement an enterprise a Safety strategy that creates a positive, consistent Safety culture.
  • Determine the organization, resources and tools needed to drive a behavior based safety strategy
  • Create and implement programs/training that ensure a safe workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material procedures, and the use of protective equipment.
  • Develops a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate required reporting.
  • Implements initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents to drive continuous safety improvement
  • Drives accountability for performance, oversee and guide the safety performance programs and drive leading performance indicators through a Safety Dashboard.
  • Ensure operations are sustainable and compliant with group, regulatory, industry and all safety requirements
  • Work closely with the Business Units and functional leadership to align priorities and get buy-in for successful implementation of safety initiatives/programs/training.
  • Positively influence the desired safety behaviors of our associates through reward and recognition programs.


This role will report to the Vice President of Operations, and will be responsible for managing all third-party safety and fleet vendors, safety resources, and will work cross-functionally with Company leadership across the Operations, Risk, Finance, HR and IT Teams.

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of progressive safety experience with at least 5 years leading a team and minimum of 2 years as a current Director level.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Safety systems, regulations, compliance and standards
  • Proven leadership and team management skills derived from having direct responsibility for building and managing a cohesive, high-performance team.
  • Ability to identify, communicate and inspire an organization around the critical steps to improve our safety programs.
  • Experience working in an organization with a large fleet and operation
  • An enterprise mindset with the ability to recognize and adjust to cultural and business drivers, while working effectively across teams
  • Conceptual, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills to determine appropriate courses of action for achieving long-range organizational safety goals
  • Solutions focus with a strong ability to motivate teams to perform
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant corporate and government regulations and standards
  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time
  • Ideally, you would have applicable certifications in Safety and professional membership with related organizations.

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

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