Transport Safety Consultant - Midwest Region

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

Requisition #: 10650

Functional Area: Consulting; Transportation

Employment Type: Full-Time

Work Options: Work remotely from home in the US - Midwest Region

Work Hours: Non-standard work hours including evening travel

Travel Requirement: Up to 75%

Position Summary

For the fourth consecutive year, ALM's Consulting magazine has named J. J. Keller Consulting to its Fastest-Growing Firms list (click here for more information). Because J. J. Keller's Transport Consulting Practice continues to experience growth, we're adding a Safety Consultant to our team. The purpose of this position is to provide consulting services to clients, either in-house, off-site, or through internet technology. This includes: conducting diagnostic assessments, developing and implementing customized solutions, and providing advisory and technical support to clients. This position will work remotely out of a home office and will preferably reside in the Midwest region. This position requires up to 70% travel nationwide.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides consulting and educational services to clients, either in-house, off-site or through Internet technology.

  • Develops, documents, and maintains curriculum and materials for general and client-specific applications.

  • Conducts safety audits and assessments, develops customized reports and safety manuals, and delivers regulatory related training.

  • Maintains a high level of regulatory expertise. Monitors and assesses regulatory changes, communicates regulatory information to staff and clients.

  • Proactively develops additional business within client base. Identifies and analyzes customer needs, develops concepts and proposals, schedules activities and closes contracts.

  • Provides subject matter expertise and sales support to other departments, such as Editorial, Sales, Technology Services, Managed Services, etc., to assist the company in maintaining consistency and quality of regulatory-related products and services.

  • Identifies and develops additional service offerings.

Lead Safety Consultant - Additional Functions:

  • Demonstrates leadership for the Consulting team through example of high quality client deliverables, strong work ethic and mentoring of less experienced team members.

  • Possesses the highest level of regulatory expertise within the industry. Monitors and assesses regulatory changes, communicates regulatory information to staff, including other consultants and clients, and plays a lead role in assessing how regulatory changes will impact other service offerings.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Transportation or a Safety related field.

  • Certified Transportation Safety Professional certification preferred


Safety Consultant:
5+ years experience as a safety practitioner in a consulting and or corporate environment.

Complex sales / business development experience desirable.

Sr. Safety Consultant:
8+ years of regulatory compliance training/consulting experience.
4+ years complex sales / business development experience.

Lead Safety Consultant:
15+ years of regulatory compliance training/consulting experience.
7+ years complex sales / business development experience required.

Other Skills/Qualifications:

(Skills measured in comparison to the level of the position)

  • Must be proficient in the use of a PC and MS Office Suite.

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written, and presentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with associates and client representatives at all levels.

  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment.

  • Understanding of sales, marketing and business finance concepts/applications.

Transport Consultants:

Thorough knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Knowledge of Hazardous Materials regulations contained in 49 CFR, and Transportation of Dangerous Goods regulations contained in IATA and IMDG.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for extended periods of time. Frequent travel to offsite offices, customer sites and/or industry and training events is required.

Travel Requirements:

Other Information

At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people's lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. Our associates have named J. J. Keller as a Great Place to Work three years in the running. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J. J. Keller.

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.! If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Consultant, Consulting, Safety, Law, Curriculum, Contract, Service, Legal, Education

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Transport Safety Consultant - Midwest Region

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.