Transdev Safety and Training Manager- Transit in Lancaster, California


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 Manager of Safety & Training is responsible for the overall safety system, including risk assessment, training, and claims handling for a property.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains adequate staffing levels

  • Ensures that staff is adequately trained and understands and executes on safety and training standards

  • Ensures compliance with all company, client, and Department of Transportation regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Ensures that all reporting and risk management tools are up-to-date and correct at all times

  • Ensures contract compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and company regulations; ensures that related record keeping and reporting requirements are met and maintained; provides support in implementing the approved recommendations

  • Selects, hires, and trains qualified candidates for employment.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED required.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Public Administration or related field preferred.

Experience Required :

  • Three years or more of transit safety related experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Familiarity with OSHA and EPA standards, and ADA requirements

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier, and Federal Transportation Administration rules and regulations.

  • Ability to interpret and explain regulations to others

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent presentation skills

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:

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

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

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

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

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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 2018-9042

Position Category Safety & Training

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 745

Company/Division Transdev Services