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Transdev Road Safety Supervisor in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Overview

Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

A Transdev Services Road Safety Supervisor performs a variety of functions to ensure that safe transportation service is efficiently delivered. Position performs both field and office assignments at the discretion of the General Manager/Director of Safety and Training.

Responsibilities

Duties:

  • Ensures safety and assists the client, School Bus Drivers, and Bus Monitors in overcoming operational challenges.

  • Supervises and instructs School Bus Drivers with regards to safety, service, and route issues. Assists with on-time performance, as needed.

  • Conducts on-board evaluations and observes School Bus Drivers on the road, addresses safety problems, and documents safety violations.

  • Helps mediate issues between School Bus Drivers and students and/or parents.

  • Utilizes other computer-based systems to monitor and improve on-street service.

  • Reviews route issues and makes recommendations for improvements.

  • Monitors service for compliance with motor vehicle laws, Company policies, and contractual safety and operational obligations of the client.

  • Investigates accidents, incidents, unusual occurrences, and complaints. Compiles comprehensive, accurate and timely (end of shift) Safety deployment reports, incident/accident reports, and complaint investigation and observation records.

  • Evaluates School Bus Drivers for fitness for duty, as necessary.

  • Requests replacement buses/School Bus Drivers, as needed, for vehicles involved in accidents or incidents and for special services.

  • Assists with ensuring the safety of the yards and other Transdev property.

  • Visits schools to evaluate and address service performance and safety

  • May be called upon to testify on behalf of the Company at Union grievances, Accident Review Committee meetings, Safety appeals meetings, or other litigations.

  • Maintains an orderly and clean work area and vehicle.

  • Adheres to a dress code that demonstrates professionalism and respect.

  • Participates in Safety Meetings and other events.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.).

  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Have and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • A valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and School Bus endorsements.

  • A valid Department of Public Utilities (DPU) School Bus license.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOT physical examination.

Experience Required:

  • Two (2) years of passenger transit related experience.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to compose simple correspondence as well as reports

  • Must be able to interact professionally with internal and external customers at all levels and demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy, and utilize good judgment and discretion.

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups.

  • Must work and interact effectively with diverse groups.

  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and possess effective time management skills

  • Proven customer service, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small groups.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to read a map and possess knowledge of the service area.

  • Must be able to work early mornings, afternoons or evening shifts to meet operational needs, including weekends and holidays.

Pre-Employment Physical:

  • Must receive satisfactory results on a pre-employment drug test and background screenings, including fingerprinting.

  • May be required to satisfactorily pass a pre-employment physical examination.

Physical Demands:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the environment is moderate.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

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.

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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.

Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (10/7/2020 6:01 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-13395

Position Category Other

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 607

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services

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