Supervisor, Transit Safety and Training
York Region
Richmond Hill, ON
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Position Purpose
Reporting to the Manager, Bus Operations is responsible for leading and evaluating the transit safety, training service delivery needs and quality control performed by private contractors, conventional and specialized public transit services; ensuring adherence to legislative and regulatory compliance and overseeing the Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration (CVOR) for applicable transit assets; participating in accident/incident investigations and reviews; supervising contractor compliance to performance contracts and standards; overseeing the development and implementation of transit safety and training programs relevant to legislative prerequisites, transit policies, procedures, vehicle and on-board technologies, operator and support staff training; overseeing the administration of the Ministry’s driver certification program; providing support in the development and optimization of transit standard operating procedures (SOP’s), data collection, research and operation activities; provides expertise and consultation to various internal/external committees and public and private agencies.
  • Successful completion of a College diploma in Adult Education, Health and Safety, Transit Planning or related field or approved combination of education and experience.
  • Must be a qualified instructor under the Professional Instructor in Driver Education (PRIDE) or Infrastructure Health and Safety Association Fleet Driver Trainer Program and CUTA Transit Ambassador; must be approved by the Ministry of Transportation as a signing authority.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with development, implementation and leadership of transit training for Commercial “BZ” vehicles preferably in a municipal environment and demonstrated minimum of one (1) year of direct supervisor experience.
  • Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
  • Must be a qualified airbrake instructor.
  • Certificate in Principles of Effective Training for Adults and in Fundamentals of Bus Collision Investigation.
How to Apply
Please apply online by November 19, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
$100,633 to $114,288 annually