Regional Safety Director

Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Dallas, Texas, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  $95,000 to $105,000 USD

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

The Regional Safety Director (RSD) has overall responsibility for oversight of all station safety operations in their applicable region and is responsible for ensuring all functions are performed in a manner consistent with the company, client and federal regulations and procedures. The RSD manages responsibilities for the Regional Safety Managers in their applicable region as well as assists other Regional Directors when the need arises to cover critical time sensitive issues or absences. The RSD examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises safety operations, inclusive of physical safety assets and safety personnel; prepares reports and records for management team; evaluates current procedures, practices and precedents for accomplishing activities and functions relative to safety.


  • Manage team of Regional Safety Managers
  • Set priorities and audit schedule for RSSM's
  • Ensures RSSM's track compliance of their assigned regional stations to the IQSMS Program
  • Ensure all stations and/or facility operations follow standard protocols and procedures in a consistent manner and in accordance with company, OSHA, FAA, EPA, airport and client standards
  • Maintains expert knowledge of and ensures compliance with all applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations
  • Investigates safety violations and prepares reports specifying preventive and corrective actions
  • Watches for and identifies irregular or unusual conditions that may create safety concerns
  • Ensures and maintains all safety related records as indicated by the local authorities, Airline Customers, FAA, and other Government Authorities.
  • Prepares organization and staff for safety audits by third parties
  • Ensures all Government, Customer, Airlines, and local regulatory safety requirements are met
  • Plans, develops, and implements safety programs to test or improve safety procedures in place at each station and/or facility and throughout the organization

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in the provision of airport/cargo safety services
  • A demonstrated knowledge of OSHA, FAA, and other applicable regulations and airport operations 
  • Possess strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with company clients and regulatory personnel
  • Ability to work in dynamic team environment

Preferred Skills

  • Bi-Lingual preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills and attention to details
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Ability to respond to critical safety issues in a timely manner

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • Walk short distances.
  • Reach above and/or below shoulder.
  • Handle/grasp documents or office equipment.
  • Sit and/or stand for short or extended periods of time.
  • Lift/carry/move objects, files and documents up to 10 pounds.
  • Work in an office environment using standard office equipment.
  • Talk, listen, and speak clearly on telephone.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

Perks & Benefits

  • Want your pay in advance?  Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
  • Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition?  On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
  • Need quality medical care?   Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
  • Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
  • Looking to stay healthy and improve your life?  Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
  • Want to invest in your future?  401k program offered with company match!
  • Looking to grow and have a career with us?  Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!


WFS is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and inclusion. We accept applications from all qualified individuals.