Regional Director Safety and Security

Job Locations US
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 2:01 PM)
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Safety & Training
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Transdev Inc. (Corporate)


The Regional Director of Safety, leads the Safety function in the Northeast region and assists the VP of Safety in the development of appropriate safety programs, policies and procedures. This role will also provide functional support to the Regional Vice President in their safety program implementation and execution efforts, which includes monitoring property safety performance and providing guidance to General Managers and Safety Managers as needed to address emerging trends and areas of concern.  Additionally, this role will serve as a resource for General Managers, Safety Managers and others in their area of operations by conducting, reviewing and documenting facility audits and assisting in the correction of deficiencies.


  • Responsible for regional safety and security policies and programs.
  • Works with facility directors and Managers to ensure consistent and thorough implementation of safety and security processes, policies and programs to mitigate risks and potential company liability.
  • Monitors safety process execution for compliance with company requirements/expectations, provide guidance and direction as necessary.
  • Communicates company programs, rules, and tools related to safety.
  • Oversees the proper implementation and execution of training programs across sites/facilities.
  • Participates in the hire of security staff or vendor; guides the development and updating security policies and processes.
  • Ensures that all reporting and risk management tools, including WebRisk, are being used appropriately.
  • Conducts evaluations and inspections to mitigate risk and minimize risk of loss potential.
  • Coordinates the activities of workers’ compensation, general liability and vehicle liability insurance carriers and insurance consultants as it affects safety and loss control; makes recommendations to the COO/CEO to help limit loss.
  • Conducts evaluations and inspections to ensure regulatory and policy compliance, mitigate risk and minimize risk of loss potential; ensures that safety inspections are properly scheduled, carried out, monitored, acted upon, and documented.
  • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable Federal (DOT, OSHA, DHS), State, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations.
  • Ensures that the security program is in compliance with federal guidelines and that all employees are properly trained.
  • Oversees the system safety program to ensure compliance with Federal Transportation Administration requirements.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information.
  • Promotes structure of safety integration.
  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Business, Public Administration or related field required.
  • Certified Safety & Security Director, WSO-CSSD or transit specific certification preferred.


  • 3 or more years of transportation safety experience required.
  • 5 or more years of specific transit safety operations experience preferred.
  • Cost control and financial/budget experience required.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state employment laws, including an understanding of safety requirements for ADA services.
  • Ability to interpret and explain regulations to others.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills; ability to influence people at all levels of the organization.

Travel requirement (as a percent): 75% for travel to sites across the region.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules as needed.
  • 40-60% 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.


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


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