Transdev Safety and Training Manager in Neptune, New Jersey


Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

The Safety and Training Manager is responsible for administering all safety and training programs in accordance with established policies and procedures. This position reports directly to the General Manager at the facility with dotted line reporting to the Regional Safety and Training Director. The Safety and Training Manager’s primary responsibilities will include facilitating new hire operator training; refresher training; recommends, develops, and implements safety and training programs; internal and external customer complaints; ensuring that services are safe and secure; maintains and updates training calendar; employee safety and training files; and responding to unpredictable crises.


  • Ensures that the coach operator training program meets the Client service contract requirements for training, as well as state and federal regulations, and Transdev training and safety guidelines and standards.

  • Supervises the safety and training staff, including BTWT, at the location (if applicable).

  • Provides classroom and on-vehicle training to new employees, ODP, and retraining to existing employees, including retraining as part of disciplinary and performance management efforts.

  • Investigates training and safety problems with drivers and CDL holders; offers solutions.

  • Administers the fleet safety program at the location, making sure that it is consistent with Transdev safety policy and procedures, and which is aimed at reducing motor vehicle accidents and increasing employee safety awareness and knowledge.

  • Administers worker compensation program at location, coordinating with Transdev contracted Workers’ Comp Administrator.

  • Coordinates claims process with Transdev’s vehicle and liability insurance carrier(s) at the location and coordinates with Regional Safety Manager on loss control, claims management responsibilities.

  • Is the central point of information and data for safety and training activity at the location, including maintaining data on trainees, licenses, drug and alcohol program, and other training activity, as well as safety data and trends.

  • Maintains driver, and other safety sensitive employee, qualifications files.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • College degree or equivalent experience.

  • 2-5 years operations experience in a safety sensitive environment.

  • 5+ years previous supervisory experience.

  • Previous adult classroom instructor experience.

  • Valid CDL class B with passenger and airbrake endorsements.

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

  • Superior communication and presentation skills.

  • Must be able to pass third party tester certification within ninety (90) days of employment, if necessary.

  • Ability to use standard PC workstation and facility with use of all MS Office applications required; general knowledge of database technology preferred.

  • Experience in accident reconstruction training.

  • Knowledge of Web Risk, Trans Trak or similar computerized reporting systems preferred.

  • Must have better than average knowledge of area.

  • Must possess ability to lead and motivate associates

  • Detail oriented, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.

  • Proven customer service and interpersonal skills a must.

  • Must be able to work as a member of the team.

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

  • Must be able to work flexible hours or shifts.

  • Must possess or be able to attain certification as a Transit Trainer and be able to sign off on Class B licenses.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful 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 sit or stand for long periods of time.

· Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

· Must be able to work 50% indoors and 50% out of doors.

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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

Requisition ID 2017-6347

Job Locations US - NJ - Neptune

Posted Date 4/11/2017

Position Category Safety & Training

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 158

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services