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Manager Employee Support and Safety

Job ID: 6634
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Operations Support/Admin
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2024


Job Information
Title: Manager, Employee Support and Safety (JVN#6634)
First Date of Posting: April 1, 2024
Last Date of Posting: April 26, 2024
Department: Subways
Division/Unit: Operations Support
Reports To: Senior Director, Subways Operations Support and Safety
Work Location: 130 Livingston St
Hours of Work: Various
$81,780 - $129,264 (Grade F)
This position plays a critical role in ensuring the safety and efficiency of the entire Subways system by providing leadership and support to all Subways divisions across various shifts. This leadership is achieved through a comprehensive program of audits and inspections that encompass three key areas:
Right-of-Way: This includes a thorough examination of tracks, signals, and other infrastructure elements to identify potential hazards and ensure adherence to all safety regulations set forth by federal agencies and industry standards.
Facilities: Regular inspections of stations, yards, shops, and other subway facilities are conducted to verify compliance with NYCT building codes, fire safety regulations, and accessibility standards for passengers with disabilities.
General Workplace: Workplace safety is paramount, and inspections will ensure a safe environment for employees. This includes adherence to proper equipment usage, hazardous material handling protocols, and overall housekeeping standards.
The ultimate goal is to monitor and report on divisional compliance with a wide range of regulatory requirements, NYCT standards, policies, and established procedures. This ensures the smooth operation of the subway system and protects the safety of both passengers and employees.
Furthermore, this position actively collaborates with all Subways divisions on special projects whenever necessary. These projects might involve implementing new safety initiatives, improving operational efficiency, or addressing unforeseen challenges within the system.
By meticulously evaluating current policies, procedures, rules, and processes, the role holder plays a vital part in guaranteeing ongoing compliance. Additionally, they provide direction and support to facilitate a seamless transition when new safety products are introduced, ensuring proper training and implementation across all divisions.
Education and Experience:
A baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, or a related field with six (6) years of experience of which three (3) years must have been in an administrative/supervisory/managerial capacity -or-
A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.
Desired Skills:
We are searching for a highly qualified individual with a comprehensive understanding of NYCT and Subways regulations, procedures, and policies. This individual will possess hands-on experience in addressing technical difficulties, upholding safety protocols, and navigating labor agreements. They will demonstrate a strong understanding of hazardous materials handling and asbestos abatement procedures. While a college degree is a plus, extensive experience in safety or labor relations, especially within the public transportation industry, is highly desirable. Excellent communication and proficiency in relevant computer software applications are essential for success in this role.
Selection Method:
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.
All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MaBSTOA payroll, will be made on the NYCT payroll.

Other information

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the Commission).

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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