Safety and Training Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 11:32 AM)
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Transdev Services


Transdev is seeking Safety and Training Manager in Leesburg, VA  Become a part of the Transdev team as a Safety and Training Manager at Leesburg, VA. This position will be responsible for developing, communicating, and enforcing safety policies and procedures at the transit location in compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Transdev policies. Why Work with Us? - Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to Transdevs presence in over 200+ communities across North America - Comprehensive benefits package with healthcare, paid holidays and a 401(k) savings plan - Competitive Wages in a great work environment


  • This position coordinates all safety education programs for the property
  • Conducts and coordinates all driver training activities including initial training and retraining, utilization and supervision of Driver Trainers and the Driver Training Program. 
  • Conducts Classroom training and Behind the Wheel Training.
  • Responsible for reporting incidents and subrogating collisions.
  • Respond to and investigate accidents/incidents to include taking photos of accident/incident scene, interviewing involved parties, and assisting with police reports.
  • Coordinates Safety Meetings and oversees Drive Program.
  • Coordinates and ensures compliance with the substance abuse testing program using Federal and Company standards.
  • Maintains personnel and qualification files pertaining to new hire, training, safety and loss matters.
  • Ensures a consistent safety culture at the location by conducting safety training and meetings to ensure all staff are adequately trained and understands safety and security standards
  • Maintain reporting and risk management tools in an updated and correct fashion
  • Ensures contract compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations and Transdev/client policies
  • Sets the tone for the location as the expert in EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), CDL compliance and regulations
  • Oversees the successful completion of all safety related audits at location


Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required, plus two years of college or university studies preferred
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must have Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DOT Physical examination.




  • 8 years of progressive experience in public transportation, training or safety of which 4 years were in a supervisory or management capacity.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to one (1) year of Fixed Route Transit specific service in the transportation industry, preferably with training experience
  • Driver training experience preferred



Skills and Knowledge Required:


  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Bilingual communication skills are a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, e-mail, and/or database software preferred.
  • Ability to follow written or verbal instructions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to manage time and work with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate well via the written word or verbally
  • Ability to maintain a flexible attitude and approach to assignments
  • Must be able to read a map and possess knowledge of the service area.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours. You may be called in to work after hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to operate the company vehicle without the use of DOT prohibited adaptations
  • Proven interpersonal skills dealing with the public required
  • Must be able to conceptualize process flow in establishing policies and procedures
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, providers and make public presentations



Pre-Employment Requirements:


  • You must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check.
  • Testing related to job requirements



Physical Requirements 

  • 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


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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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