Oklahoma Traffic Safety Specialist


Position Overview:

  • Schedules, plans, and conducts SAFE education and training events both in-person and virtually
  • Enthusiastically promotes SAFE to targeted schools, frequently in rural Oklahoma
  • Represents the agency at local, regional, and state event as needed
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with SAFE team sponsors and school leadership
  • Recruits existing partnering schools as well as new schools to participate in SAFE
  • Collaborates with Director of OK Community Initiatives to create and implement annual strategic plan
  • Provides technical support to new and established SAFE teams to ensure program implementation
  • Arranges SAFE educational event logistics when necessary
  • Attends SAFE education events across the state to support SAFE programming
  • Travels statewide frequently during the school year (August to May) to fulfill this position's requirements
  • Authors press releases and media information on occupant protection, the SAFE program and related events, activities, and issues as necessary
  • Applies for funding from area companies and foundations to provide student prizes
  • Assists SAFE teams in requesting donations from local businesses to provide as student prizes

Requirements Include:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree with a degree and/or experience in communications or marketing a plus
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Experience in nonprofit program management or program promotion preferred
  • Able to interact with a variety of personalities and cultures
  • Computer knowledge and proficiency required
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Must pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening