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Paratransit Safety Manager in New York, NY at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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Job Description

MV Transportation has been closely following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for personal protection equipment (PPE), which now includes gloves and hand sanitizer in our divisions. Our Procurement team was able to secure an order for more than a half-million masks and other personal protection equipment, which have been sent to our divisions. MV Transportation as a company remains strong and we will be well-positioned to move forward even during these trying times. The safety and well-being of our employees and the passengers we serve remains our #1 priority!

Position is located in Irvine, California. Relocation assistance is available.

MV Transportation is seeking a Paratransit Safety Manager who will be a hands-on manager responsible for program implementation and management in compliance with State and Federal regulations and corporate and client policies; and be accountable for the leadership of the Drive Cam and OSHA/CDL at the division level. Sets the tone for ensuring all operators are current with training requirements of company and contract.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all safety manuals, programs, policies and practices are current and meet the needs of the operating divisions.
  • Resides as the expert in EPA and OSHA, CDL compliance and regulations.
  • Ensures all new hires meet minimum general qualifications for each division including background and DMV checks.
  • Ensures that Safety technology tools are used and those results are examined, trend data is analyzed and plans are developed to reduce and then prevent future safety incidents.
  • Oversees Corporate Safety Incentives and programs managed effectively and consistently, including assignment of Safety Points.
  • Ensures a consistent Safety Culture throughout the locations that incorporate operations, safety and maintenance departments and emphasizes the team approach and individual responsibility of all employees to achieve common goals.
  • Oversees successful completion of all related audits including those conducted by corporate and client staff and by state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Leads the division in the area of safety organization regarding classroom and behind the wheel instruction according to corporate and client specifications in all aspects of vehicle operation in the course of passenger transportation, including defensive driving, service area familiarization, passenger loading, unloading and securement, proper manifest documentation, use of on-board equipment, accident and emergency procedures, dispatch and radio communications, and passenger sensitivity.
  • Reviews reporting of all vehicular, passenger and employee accidents/incidents for determination of cause and preventability, identifying potential trends to be addressed in future training efforts.
  • Provides functional expertise in safety regarding hiring of safety department exempt employees.
  • Ensures that all project training materials are up to date, that necessary supplies are available and that inventories are secured and kept up to date.

Talent Requirements:

  • Five (5) + years of current experience in a related transportation industry.
  • One-year accident/injury free driving experience.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must work without supervision.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Organization is a must!
  • Possess excellent communication and decision-making skills.
  • Possess leadership abilities.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Extended transportation experience.
  • Experience teaching/instructing or public speaking experience.
  • Computer experience.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.