Transportation Safety Specialist

Location US-OH-Richfield | US-MA-Boston | US-CT-Hartford | US-RI-East Providence
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2021 9:50 AM)
Job ID
# of Positions
National Interstate
Position Type
Full Time
Travel Percentage
Up to 40%


National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. As one of the leading commercial transportation insurers in the nation, we offer risk financing solutions in all 50 states tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of transportation classes. Our offerings include traditional insurance and innovative alternative risk transfer (ART) programs, including more than a dozen group captive programs catering to niche wheels markets. We are proud to be a multiple Northcoast 99 winner and Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. It is because of our talented and dedicated team that we are able to live out our company values of integrity, transparency, fairness, accountability, empowerment and collaboration with each transaction we make. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!


This position is for the New England Market (ideal candidate must be able to travel) 

  • Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
    • Conducts loss prevention surveys/physical inspections of commercial accounts:
    o Provides underwriters with an accurate description of the physical and operational details of an insured.
    o Identifies hazards and potential loss exposures and makes recommendations to eliminate or reduce the potential loss.
    o Consults with underwriters and other staff regarding account/line-of-business acceptability, exposures, and controls pertinent to the various lines of business.
  • Works alongside commercial transportation accounts to assist clients with loss prevention and cost containment. Account types largely consist of the following: trucking, busing, refuse, ambulance, tow, crane, and paratransit companies.
  • Proficient with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in addition to Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

  • o Assists underwriters and other staff relative to account operations, exposures, construction, and protection.
    o Conducts accident investigation and loss analysis to identify causes.
    o Employs effective sales and communication skills to achieve compliance with recommendations and provides safety and/or supervisory training to insureds.
    o Conducts joint marketing presentations, in conjunction with Underwriting, Claims, and Marketing, to accounts and agents.
    • Maintains working knowledge of company/department manuals and procedures, and relevant Federal, State, and other pertinent codes and regulations applicable to Property, Liability, and Casualty lines of coverage.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



Ideal Candidate in New England - Boston, Providence, CT, NH

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Field of Study:
Safety, Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline.
6 months to 3 years of related experience. Working toward completing certification in area of chosen expertise; appropriate certifications could include Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Associate Risk Management (ARM), Certified Safety and Health Management (CSHMS), Associate Loss Control Management (ALCM) or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST).
Scope of Job:
Performs work under moderate supervision. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures. Works on assignments of technical complexity.


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