Job Description: Under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director, Revenue Services, conducts safety and training programs for all Pace personnel authorized to operate any company vehicle. Ensures compliance with State and Federal law regarding employee licensing requirements. Develops, tracks and analyzes accident statistics for the purpose of identifying trends. Identify and respond to trends by analysis of accident data. Performs periodic facility inspections to ensure maintenance of all aspect of industrial safety. Monitor compliance with DOT regulations/physicals. Monitor paratransit and contract carrier employee information in computer for accuracy and make corrections where necessary. Prepare, arrange and conduct safety award ceremonies. Designs, develops, prepares and implements safety, training and security procedures, programs, requirements, manuals and materials for Pace employees and its Paratransit contractors based on risk assessment. Correspond wth municipal, local, state and federal agencies. Review and evaluate new safety and training material. Conducts training for local police, fire depts on emergency evacuation drills and bus construction. Review and evaluate RFPs for acceptable Safety and Training programs for contract carriers. Conduct safety manager, instructor meetings and training. Review and exchange security-related information disseminated by Department of Homeland Security, FBI and other agencies. Attend staff and department manager meetings.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent experience preferred. Must currently have or be able to obtain a Class "A" CDL with Passenger endorsement. Must have or be able to obtain a State of Illinois Third Party Certification Safety Officer License. Must have a minimum 10 years experience transportation or related experience, including a thorough knowledge of safety, training and operations, inclusive of standard operating procedures and defensive driving. Previous experience in training and accident investigation preferred. Mechanical aptitude, industrial and/or law enforcement or security background helpful. Must have a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience. Must have good work history. Must demonstrate excellent writing and verbal communication skills; problem-solving skills, public speaking and public relations expertise, mathematical proficiency, quick, accurate decision making skills, computer and supervisory skills. The performance of these duties may be required both indoors or outdoors any time of the day or night, any day of the week. Must have no preventable accidents 24 months preceding bid application and up until time of job placement.
This position is subject to the provisions set forth in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 ( c ) of the State Officials and Employee Ethics Act.