Safety and Training Administrative Assistant in South Plainfield, NJ at Jesco Inc

Date Posted: 1/11/2023

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Job Description

Safety & Training Administrative Assistant – Construction Equipment 

JESCO is the exclusive John Deere Construction Equipment Dealer for the New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland region and has an immediate need for a Safety and Training Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for supporting the ongoing Safety and Training initiatives in the JESCO organization. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who can work independently in a fast-paced market while achieving a high level of internal customer satisfaction.


  • Plan and organize all trainings for employees based on their assigned career path
  • Register employees for virtual, self-led, and in-person training
  • Consult with department managers for continuing education of their staff
  • Initiate and track all onboarding/safety training
  • Service, Sales, Parts Training Completion Reports
  • Track training compliance for JESCO Business Plan
  • Assign and track New Model Qualification training as required
  • Track compliance with JESCO’s insurance carrier for safety related follow-up from facility inspections
  • Track and Monitor programs such as
  • Lift Truck certifications
  • Annual Crane Inspections
  • Monthly Safety Meeting completion
  • MSHA Training
  • OSHA Training
  • Service Fleet Vehicle Inspections
  • Maintain and update the JESCO Safety Manual
  • Work with Branch and Corporate Safety teams
  • Prepare purchase orders for vendor supplied training as required
  • Maintain conference room reservations for meetings and trainings
  • Coordinate training classes with suppliers and vendors for JESCO hosted training classes
  • Review industry changes that may affect safety and training programs, make recommendations for additional learning paths

Job Requirements:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and CRM systems.
  • Ability to work efficiently & effectively with internal team members, supplier partners, and industry professionals.
  • Knowledge of construction equipment a plus.
  • Valid & Clean Driver’s license

Prior safety program or training program administrative work experience is a plus.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan + Match
  • Paid time off
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Growth opportunities
  • American Funds/College America 529 Savings Plan (college savings plan)
  • Verizon Wireless discount
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) – includes three (3) free counseling sessions
  • Paid Training
  • Family owned and operated
  • Long term job security
  • Health and wellness
  • Paid Holidays
  • Discounts on products
  • Above average industry pay

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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