Safety Specialist


Reno, NV, US, 89433

Req ID: 413850 


BASIC PURPOSE: It is the mission of the safety department to empower great managers who care with the resources and education needed to eliminate or mitigate workplace hazards while providing safe locations and experiences for our customers.



  • Provide hands on training to assure the highest possible degree of safety for all Love’s employees.
  • Identify, evaluate and correct hazardous conditions and behaviors in the workplace.
  • Coordinate with management to identify, analyze and lead efforts to solve problems in the assigned area.
  • Conduct on-site inspections with upper management to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of policies and procedures and assist in implementing changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work-place accidents and injuries.
  • Lead safety meetings and safety training
  • Help to identify gaps in learning and assist in developing learning programs.
  • Analyze data; prepare actionable recommendations.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
    • Technical training in truck service preferred
  • Experience:
    • Management experience in the commercial truck service industry preferred
    • Clean and consistent record of safety



  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, training or knowledge of occupational health and safety compliance with applicable federal and state regulations/standards, ability to hands on train on health and safety, requires experience in implementation of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.177, policies, procedures and processes as well as working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, RMA, and TIA), and the ability to use the Internet.
    • Soft Skills: Excellent oral and verbal communication skills and organizational skills; the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, government regulations, professional journals; the ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exists; ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; and keen attention to detail.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, standing and walking, with some bending, crouching, crawling and climbing
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Ability to work in an outdoor environment with varying climates
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • Travel is required

Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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