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Transdev Safety and Training Manager in Dorchester, Massachusetts


Hiring Immediately – Safety and Training Manager

Transdev Services, Inc. is seeking aSafety and Training Managerfor its Boston Public Schools transportation contract. The Safety and Training Manager is responsible for administering all safety and training programs in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Safety and Training Manager’s primary responsibilities will include working with Trainers in facilitating Driver training to include new hire training, post-accident/injury training, and refresher training. The Manager in union with the Director recommends, develops, and implements safety, training, and security programs; works with the team to respond to customer complaints; ensures that services are safe and secure; maintains and updates training calendar; monitors safety and training files; and responds to unpredictable crisis.

Come join the largest private-sector operator of public transportation in North America, one that cares about its employees, passengers, and their communities.

How we are keeping our employees and customers safe:

  • Strict adherence to CDC Guidelines

  • PPE Distribution (hand sanitizer, masks, gloves)

  • Social distancing enforced

  • Enhanced facility and vehicle cleaning/disinfecting measures with concentrated focus on high frequency touch areas

Why Work With Us?

  • $85,677.63!

  • Full time employment with work year-round – not just during the school year!

  • Medical, Dental and Vision!

  • Short/long term disability and life insurance!

  • Holiday pay!

  • Paid time off!

  • 401(K) with a Company match!

  • Employee assistance program!

  • Ability to advance your career!


  • Supervises all scheduling and delivery of classroom and field training programs.

  • Develops and provides refresher training to current employees.

  • Responds to accidents and determines preventability.

  • Creates accident and other reports utilizing WebRisk, LYTX DriveCam, Power BI, e-Learning, and other programs.

  • Delivers Employee Injury Control Program to new and current employees.

  • Reports workplace injuries to Workers’ Compensation insurer.

  • Creates employee injury reports.

  • Ensures compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Policy, Safety Policies & Procedures, and other company protocols.

  • Ensures MIS reports are submitted in a timely manner.

  • Ensures all OSHA requirements are met.

  • Ensures all FMCSA and DOT regulations are met, if applicable.

  • Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance.

  • Handles multiple tasks accurately and effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving history.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Transportation, or a related field preferred.

Experience Required:

  • Five (5) years of experience in transportation, specifically in a DOT environment.

  • Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or management position.

Experience Preferred:

  • Safety training/teaching experience preferred.

  • Experience investigating accidents and incidents preferred.

  • Experience as a bus driver preferred.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations underlying the transit operation.

  • Familiarity with defensive driving programs.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs. Ability to utilize other programs such as WebRisk, LYTX DriveCam Power BI, and e-Learning.

  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while exceeding established goals and objectives.

  • Must be able to demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy, and possess good judgment and discretion.

  • Must possess ability to lead and motivate others.

  • Must be able to retrieve, generate, and process information in databases.

  • Must be detail oriented and possess effective time management skills.

  • Must be able to work as a member of the team and model safe behavior to others.

  • Ability to work with employees to resolve issues, to enhance their professional growth, and to ensure safety compliance.

  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers on all levels and be able to work effectively with diverse groups.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations and others.

  • Ability to effectively interact with and influence employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner, and to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations, and others on technical and sensitive matters.

  • Must become familiar with the transportation service area.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a drug test and criminal background check, including fingerprinting.

Physical Demands:

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

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 50% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.

  • Indoor work is accomplished in an office or a in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • 50% of work is accomplished outdoors in various weather conditions, on or near vehicles, on and off Company property.

  • Must be able to maintain a presence at each property location at least once weekly.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, much walking, stooping, reaching, climbing, lifting, balancing, and handling of materials.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

  • May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.

  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, vehicle fumes, and noise.

  • Must be able to travel for Company training, meetings, or support missions.

  • Travel requirement (as a percent): 50% travel between property locations and for meetings and outside training.

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 may be 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.

The job requirements and duties outlined in this document may be subject to change to meet the needs of each property location.

About Transdev:

Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities.

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.

Job Locations USA-MA-Dorchester

Posted Date 1 week ago (1/21/2023 10:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-25116

Internal Reference 607

Company/Division Transdev Services