Safety Supervisor

Safety and Compliance Winnipeg, Manitoba



Career Opportunity


Why you’ll love Canada Cartage


An iconic Canadian company with over 100 years of helping companies grow and succeed in Canada, we provide national dedicated fleet solutions, general freight services, managed transportation, fulfillment & distribution, and home delivery.  With a national network of terminals, cross-docks, and distribution centers, we are one of Canada’s largest and most trusted supply chain service providers. Driven to exceed customer expectations, and supported by technology and innovation, we bring simplicity to complex logistics challenges.


We work with intelligent and focused leaders who are driven to create an outstanding customer experience in partnership with Canadian leading brands. Canada Cartage is deep rooted in family values with an entrepreneurial culture where ideas are welcomed, growth is fostered and high performance is championed. A recognized thought leader and founded in 1914, Canada Cartage dominates the industry by delivering innovative fleet solutions.


Position Summary

Reporting to the Safety & Compliance Manager, The Safety Supervisor will be responsible for duties such as applicant screening, road safety training, compliance audits, and necessary paper work and record keeping.


Location: 490 Lucas Avenue, Winnipeg


Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 - 4



What you will do

  • Conduct new hire orientations

Conduct on road evaluations

Conducting one-on-one coaching with drivers during scheduled runs

performing ride a longs and Job Site Observations (JSO’s)

Mentor and train drivers on the various accounts, equipment, policies & procedures within the company

Performing pre/post trip inspection and written driver evaluations

Accurately documenting and addressing training progress and problems

Safely and efficiently inspect, operate and maintain company and customer issued equipment in accordance with Transport regulations, TSA, CTPAT/PIP, company and customer policies and procedures

Provide Classroom training for Orientations, Customer’s Requirements and National Safety Code related courses

This position will involve fieldwork with driver interactions and observations, site visits and assessments, Incident and accident investigations and response

Conduct hazard / risk assessments, incident /claims investigations and perform other safety and compliance duties as required

Practicing, supporting and enforcing safe work procedures including safety and company policies

Responsible for direct front-line supervision and support to Drivers in regards to compliance with applicable safety policies and regulations

Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures

Emergency first responder – Attend and provide direct response to emergency situations including the completion of accurate accident/incident summary reports and other official documentation

Other duties as required



What You’ll Bring

  • Valid Class 1, driver’s license and have a clean Commercial Drivers Abstract, within 30 days

3 to 5 years of tractor-trailer driving experience and Preventable Accident free for a minimum of three (3) years required

2 years supervisory experience an asset

Able to drive manual transmission vehicles (up to 18 Speed)

Strong leadership skills

Knowledge of Van, Flatbed, Logging and Transportation of Dangerous Goods an asset

CTSC / CTSP designation an asset

Proficient computer skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Effective time management skills

Ability to remain calm under demanding conditions

Ability to train, evaluate and manage drivers and warehouse employees

Maintain training documentation based on regulations and company policies

First Aid Certification an asset



 Why people love working for Canada Cartage

  • We offer hybrid and flexible working opportunities.
  • Extended health and dental, retirement plans
  • Paid personal days and sick days
  • Cohesive team and a positive, hard-working atmosphere.
  • Meaningful opportunities for career growth.
  • Company wide recognition initiatives designed to recognize employees when they demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork and our core values.
  • Perks - discounted hotels, car rentals, entertainment, gym memberships, phone plans, electronics, to name a few
  • Fun events throughout the year, like summer barbeques and driver-appreciation week that regularly bring us together.
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate by volunteering and donating to local charities.
  • We are a strong company that weathers the storm through pandemics and recessionary periods, so that we can benefit from good economic environments.


We are a top employer!


Canada Cartage has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This is the sixth straight year that Canada Cartage has been included on this list.


The Canada’s Best Employers 2022 title, along with our 6th year of being recognized by Trucking HR as one of Canada’s “Top Fleet Employers” serves to reinforce Canada Cartage’s reputation as an employer of high quality.


We’re growing! We have also been ranked in the top 10 of Today’s Trucking top 100 ranking of Canada’s largest for-hire truck fleets for 2022.


Celebrating 100 years: 


Why do we have one of the lowest driver turn-over rates in Canada?  A team environment, short-haul regular routes and great benefits. Come work with us: 


Our Values


Integrity: We conduct our business with honour, honest and ethics with our people, the environment and legal matters. We believe I being transparent and trustworthy, respecting the traditional “handshake” value system and earning our way in.


Humanity: We are a family minded organization, caring for people and treating them with dignity, decency and respect, be it employees, customers, suppliers or our partners. Open door policy and dealings is our way.


Accountability: Accountability and accessibility to our staff, customers and our customers’ customers is of utmost importance to us. We enable a high level of two way communication, providing access to people who wil deal with issues ad have the willingness to resolve things.  We will be relied on and held accountable for our results and our long term commitments.


Collaboration: We understand that results are the product of a team effort. As part of our process, we ensure collaboration with all our staff at all levels in all roles across departmental lines. With our customers, we use a collaborative style approach, sharing ownership to ensure a successful operation.


Dedication: Our organization is employee and customer-driven. We encourage an environment of conscientious effort and earnestness, hiring problem solvers who are responsive and have a "can-do" attitude to get the job done.


Leadership: Personal leadership to us means being competent, taking ownership, demonstrating initiative, and having a voice. Corporate leadership to us means being leaders in the market, continuous improvement and innovation, and empowering those around you.


Come work with an industry leader!


We would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education, and check your references.

Committed to employment equity, Canada Cartage Systems LP encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and women.