Safety Specialist


Youngstown, OH, US, 44405

Req ID: 433230 


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.



  • Integrate a variety of occupational health and safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for all Love’s employees.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace.
  • Survey to identify and evaluate occupational health and safety conditions.
  • Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and implement changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
  • Conduct specialized safety and health training programs to communicate hazard control information.
  • Foster a safety-centric culture within the Love’s Family of Companies.
  • Analyze data; prepare actionable recommendations to eliminate or minimize potential hazards.
  • Incorporate essential occupational health and safety requirements into existing processes and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene or a related field preferred
  •  Experience:
    • 1-3 years of related experience or training preferred



  • 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 health and safety programs, policies, procedures and processes as well as working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, FRA, PHMSA, and EPA), 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, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
    • Travel is required.

Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.


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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Youngstown

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