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Safety and Security Director

Company: transdevna
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Safety and Security Director is responsible for the implementation and execution of the safety program requirements, development of appropriate local safety initiatives for accident and injury prevention and security awareness. Responsible for the overall safety management function, including risk assessment, training, incident investigations, safety and security awareness, and claims handling for the property. Works closely with client to accomplish client's Safety and Security goals and objectives.Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate Company programs, trainings and general information critical to success
  • Manages both qualitative and quantitative data in a timely manner and prepares monthly safety and security reports and presents the information to staff, management, and the client
  • Act as Incident Commander in the event of an emergency; fill role as client's Emergency Management Liaison as needed. Be available to respond to job site in a crisis and work closely with Administrators, Law Enforcement, Fire Department and other first responding agencies.
    • Ensures that staff is adequately trained and understands and executes on safety and security standards
    • Ensures compliance with all company, client, and Department of Transportation regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Conduct, review and document facility safety inspections on a scheduled basis and ensure that deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner to mitigate risk and minimize risk of loss potential.
    • Ensures that all accidents/incidents are ethically and properly investigated and that all reporting and risk management tools are up-to-date and correct at all times; and all related reports are completed and submitted as required.
    • Develops local accident and injury prevention plans & programs.
    • Develops local safety and security awareness programs and initiatives. Ensures safety bulletin boards, safety postings, and electronic FOCUS board are up to date with most current and other pertinent safety information
    • Schedules and presents training programs. Conducts monthly employee/driver safety meetings.
    • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations
      • Selects, hires, and trains qualified candidates for employment.
      • Coaches and motivates staff; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs as required.
      • Oversees the successful completion of all safety and security related audits at location
        • Supervises the safety & training staff, including BTW Trainers at the location (if applicable)
        • Is the central point of information and data for safety & training activity at the location, including maintaining data on trainees, licenses, drug and alcohol program, VTT and other training activity
        • Maintains driver, and other safety sensitive employee qualifications files.
        • Serves as the location DER/DAPM in accordance with Company and FTA requirements
        • Maintains confidentiality of all information
        • Other duties as required.Qualifications:Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:
          • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, plus two years of college or university studies preferred
          • Ability to obtain a class B Commercial Driver's License with Passenger endorsement a strong plus
          • Experience in evaluating emergency crisis situations and demonstrating leadership in interactions with employees, the client, public officials, other government agencies, and the public, especially during critical emergency incidents.
          • Ability to build trust and positive working relationships with diverse groups including educators, stakeholders, emergency management personnel, first responders, legislative/policy staff and community members.
          • Self-motivator, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative, and responsible
          • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work under pressure
            Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:
            • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Public Administration or related field preferred.
            • Incident Command System (ICS), National Incident Management System (NIMS), and State Emergency Management System (SEMS) certifications preferred

              Experience Required:
              • 5 years or more experience in a security and/or safety role
              • 2 years or more experience in a supervisory role
                Skills and Knowledge Required:
                • Familiarity with OSHA, EPA standards, NIMS and ADA requirements.
                • Strong leadership skills with excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills
                • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier, Transit Security Administration, and Federal Transportation Administration rules and regulations.
                • Injury / collision prevention practices & techniques.
                • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
                • Ability to interpret and explain regulations to others.
                • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.
                • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent presentation skills.
                • Travel requirement outside of immediate area (as a percent)

                  Pre-Employment Requirements:

                  Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

                  Physical Requirements:
                  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
                  • 75% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities
                  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
                  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

                    About Transdev:

                    Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities.

                    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

                    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

                    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

                    EEO is the Law Poster:

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Keywords: transdevna, Arcadia , Safety and Security Director, Executive , Arcadia, California

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