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Safety Trainer Supervisor-Nassau County, NY

Company: transdevna
Location: Levittown
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Hiring Immediately for a Safety Trainer Supervisor in Garden City, NY Starting Annual Salary $72,000

The Safety and Training Supervisor provides safety education, accident prevention, loss control and regulatory compliance at the Paratransit depot. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating the activities of on-the-job-injury and light duty personnel, workers compensation and general liability carriers; accident free and healthy working environment to achieve effectiveness for the company and insure compliance with all federal, state, local and company policies, procedures and regulations. Responsible for the proper training of designated employees including the safety education, accident prevention, loss control and regulatory compliance.

This position is multi-functional and may require rotation in shifts to support other work areas. The work is often a series of routine and repetitive tasks punctuated with events requiring focus, attention, and problem solving in short intervals based on processing information quickly. Decisions made or information relayed requires clear communications one on one with internal staff, external agencies or with Nassau County bus customers onboard or at a bus stop. Incumbents must enjoy using their knowledge and skill to help others.Responsibilities:

  • Ensures new student operators are thoroughly trained in the safe and efficient handling of vehicles and equipment to exceed customer standards.
  • Formulates and enhances general safety policies, procedures and practices to be followed and adhered to by company personnel in compliance with federal, state, local and company safety rules and regulations.
  • Delivers classroom and behind the wheel training as needed.
  • Works with Director of Safety as necessary to develop and administer local safety programs.
  • Maintains personnel and qualification files pertaining to training, safety and loss matters.
  • Coordinates the activities of workers compensation, general liability and vehicle liability insurance carriers and insurance consultants as it affects safety and loss control. Monitors activities and make recommendations to Director to help limit loss.
  • Councils bus operators, utility personnel and maintenance staff concerning company policy and procedures and any pending disciplinary or training actions relating to safety and accident prevention programs.
  • Accountable for ensuring that OSHA, EPA and DOT record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained.
  • Conducts periodic, routine, scheduled and comprehensive inspections of facilities, grounds and equipment in order to identify any potential safety problems, and works with appropriate personnel to ensure corrective action is activated if and when applicable.
  • Assures that safety inspections are properly scheduled, carried out, monitored, acted upon and documented.
  • Supports company bus operators in regard to safety issues, concerns, problems or challenges.
  • Completes behind the wheel and trail check evaluations on Operators.
  • Accountable for timely accident/incident investigations that involve company property, equipment and personnel, including researching internal and external records/reports; accountable for any inherent actions resulting from such investigations.
  • Ensures Operator Development Program (ODP) is followed and properly delivered to include updates when necessary.
  • Performs new equipment familiarization, refresher, and remediation training.
  • May assist with reviews of DriveCam/SmartDrive events, including counseling of operators.
  • Ensures WebRisk reporting is thoroughly completed in a timely manner.
  • Organizes and conducts regularly scheduled and special safety meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in business management or related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and job experience.
    • 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in public transportation, training or safety of which 2 years were in a supervisory or management capacity.
    • Must have knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT, federal, local and company regulations concerning safety, hazardous materials, underground (or exposed) storage tanks, fire protection, risk management, loss prevention, accident investigation or an acceptable combination of education and experience related to, but not limited to these disciplines.
    • Must have ability to prioritize, remember details, use experienced and sound judgment, solve problems, make decisions and be self-directed.
    • Must be able to handle crisis situations well, and in a timely and justifiable manner.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to maintain good working relationships at all levels.
    • Must be able to deal effectively with management and policy matters and their implementation.
    • Must be computer literate with experience in operating database, spreadsheet and word processing software.
    • Must possess strong organizational and communication skills, as well as good writing skills to formulate appropriate reports and other written communication.
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of the surrounding and service vicinity or possess the ability to learn.
    • Must be able to pass an employment physical examination (pre-employment or renewal) including a substance abuse screening.
    • Must possess a valid Class B, passenger endorsed Commercial Driver's License.
    • Must be able to qualify as a 19A certified examiner.
    • Must maintain an excellent motor vehicle record.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • 70% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
      • 30% of work is accomplished outside or in a vehicle.
      • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of passengers and materials.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations.
      • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
      • Must be able to operate the company vehicle without the use of DOT prohibited adaptations.

        About us:

        Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit and shuttle services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe, sustainable, and innovative mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

        For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.jobs

        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:

        Drug free workplace

        If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check Associated topics: climate, clinical, constable, environment, hazard, healthy, hospital, physician, scba, waste

Keywords: transdevna, Levittown , Safety Trainer Supervisor-Nassau County, NY, Human Resources , Levittown, New York

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