Safety Administrator

Job Locations US-CA-Brisbane
Human Resources
Regular Full-Time


We recruit the best talent and invest in their ongoing development, through training and mentoring. We provide opportunities to work across our national network. dnata catering U.S. is looking for a Safety Administrator to join our Brisbane, CA  team supporting the SFO Airport.


POSITION SUMMARY The Safety Administrator leads the internal safety program in collaboration with Human Resources at dnata catering. Responsibilities include maintaining records, providing safety training, conducting audits, and supervising personnel. They also assist with implementing safety programs, staying updated on regulations, and ensuring compliance. The ideal candidate has a degree in safety science or relevant field, strong communication skills, and can deliver effective training. They must be reliable, work well in a team, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This role requires a TSA/CBP clearance and a valid driver's license. Some travel may be required.


dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 35 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,900 flights, moves over 8,500 tons of cargo, books over 16,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.


Accepting applications until: 07/05/2024

You Will

  • Collaborate closely with Human Resources to lead, manage, and implement the internal safety program.
  • Maintain filing, record keeping, and reporting functions for OSHA 300's, accidents, DR1 training, etc.
  • Provide DR1/Ramp Safety Training for all drivers and flight administrators.
  • Conduct daily A1 driver safety audits.
  • Monitor and supervise ramp personnel to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources, General Managers, and corporate safety to reduce worker injuries and workers' compensation claims.
  • Provide ongoing worker safety training.
  • Participate in the company's occupational safety and health committee.
  • Assist in the implementation of a hazard communication program and preparation of reports.
  • Review process-operating procedures/records and provide input for safety and health considerations.
  • Stay updated on federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitor regulatory changes.
  • Provide technical support to corporate and HR to ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Advise on regulatory changes that the company must comply with, ensuring sufficient advance notice for effective compliance.
  • Audit company practices and records to ensure compliance with company programs and occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Monitor lost-time injuries/illnesses and workers' compensation claims.
  • Review safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follow up as necessary.
  • Review injury/illness and noninjury incident investigation reports and follow up as necessary.


  • Other duties as assigned by management.


This salary range and is influenced by the level of experience. When calculating the base pay, we take into account various factors such as location, qualifications, training, and experience as part of the overall compensation package. $30.00


You Have

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in safety science, engineering, industrial hygiene, or a related field preferred or Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience or a High School Diploma or Equivalency with 10 plus years of experience.

  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule.
  • Proficient in understanding, reading, communicating, and writing in English; Spanish language skills are a plus.
  • Able to provide and deliver training to staff.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Capable of working collaboratively as a team player.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to meet requirements necessary to obtain a TSA/CBP clearance.
  • Must possess a clean and valid NYS driver's license.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10%.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to safety and leads by example.

Intellectual/Social demands:

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits.  Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. This position also requires constant attendance and punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly. 

Physical demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Use equipment and materials properly.

Work environment:

The essential functions of this position are performed indoors. The noise level in the work environment can range from minimal to loud.


dnata’s Competencies Required to be Successful in the Job:

There are two aspects to working as effectively as we can: our people and our results. Our eight competencies are designed to help you focus on these aspects:



Does what they say they will. And they balance the needs of our customers' needs with our business's needs.


Always gets the job done. And still put the needs of our business first.


Open to opportunity:

Adapts when plans change. Is open to new ideas. Makes suggestions that will help shape our culture.

Business thinking:

Understand our business. Uses this understanding in their day-to-day work and plans for the future.


Look for solutions that work for themselves, their team, and the whole organization.

Engaging others:

Acts in a way that gets others on board – and when things don’t go to plan, they deal with conflict in the right way.

Provide direction:

Share plans with others. Tracks how each project is progressing. Gives constructive feedback during, and after, each project.

Developing talent:

Self-aware. Always learning. Always developing. And always helping others to develop, too.


Demonstrated Values to be Successful in the Position:

Employees at dnata are expected to live our Values of Safety and Security, performance-driven, Service Excellence, Delighting Customers, Imagination, and respect. To demonstrate these Values, we expect to observe the following from everyone:

  • We put safety and security first in all our actions.
  • We will set challenging goals and meet them.
  • We deliver to a consistently high quality.
  • We take ownership and responsibility of a situation until it is resolved.
  • We are not afraid of failure and learn through our mistakes.
  • We respect each other regardless of background.

Diversity Matters

We believe that diversity and inclusion are fundamental to creating a strong workplace and community. At dnata, we’re proud that our workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve. And we’re committed to nurturing your talent with mentoring, volunteer and professional development opportunities. We welcome everyone. Our employee resource groups are one of the many ways we champion diversity and inclusion at dnata.


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