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Deputy Superintendent, Transportation

Job ID: 7949
Business Unit: SIRTOA
Location: Staten Island, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Staten Island Railway
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2024



Title: Deputy Superintendent, Transportation 

First Date of Posting: 7/18/24

Last Date of Filing: 8/1/24

Authority: Staten Island Railway

Department: Subways                

Division/Unit: Staten Island Railway     

Reports to: Superintendent, Transportation

Work Location: St. George Terminal     

Hours of Work: Various




Salary Range: $81,780 - $115,240 / Grade F




This position is responsible for the safe, efficient operation of the Railroad in compliance with established procedures and the Book of Rules. Incumbent will assist in providing training in various crafts and be available for emergency response. Must be available for call 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Conduct disciplinary proceedings, as necessary, in compliance with the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreements. Incumbent must be able to interpret and apply provisions of various labor agreements. Ability to effectively interact with the public and outside agencies.


Supervise train dispatchers, agent/operators, conductors, engineers, and clerical staff. Train operating personnel, oversee terminal operations, respond to public dissatisfaction and problems by investigating complaints and resolving issues. Approve and verify records, time sheets, reports, etc. Conduct operational testing of operating employees. Direct the SIR safety function, including, the development of accident prevention programs, conducting on-the-site accident investigations, pre- and post-site safety investigations. Develop strategies to reduce accidents and associated costs. Recommend procedural changes to foster a safer workplace. Manage procedures to ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations.




Five (5) years satisfactory mass transit/railroad experience, of which two (2) years must have been in a supervisory/managerial capacity. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.




  • Knowledge of Mass Transit/Railroad Operations, Labor Relations, and Public Relations
  • Knowledge of personnel and employment policies
  • Knowledge of Staten Island Railway System
  • Strong adaptability and change management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills




Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, interview, and written assessment.


All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. Discrepancies may lead to dismissal.




Appointment may be at a comparable level to current level of selected candidate. (If necessary)


As an employee of MTA NYC Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the state of New York, if your position earns more than $101,379 (this is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.



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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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