LOCATION: Manhattan - Midtown REFERENCE: 93359 APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 20, 2018 Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Dea0dline. COMPENSATION: Grade C Min: $52,690.56 / Mid: $65,863.20
MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.
Under the direction of senior management in the Risk Reduction Group of OSS, provide administrative and advisory support to facilitate the development of action plans and track those plans through completion, compile information and produce monthly operational risk reports, assist in performing and documenting root cause analysis, develop control enhancements and monitor implementation of action plans.
Organize and maintain safety related audit and examination records
Monitor, track, and support ongoing Safety Action Plan reviews.
Work closely with Office of System Safety’s (OSS) sub departments and MNR’s various operating departments to ensure regulatory compliance with key FRA and MNR requirements and policies concerning Risk Reduction.
Assist with the coordination, preparation, and communication of internal safety related policies and procedures.
Prepare and maintain written, oral, tabular, and graphic reports summarizing requirements and regulations.
Research and identify hazard risk exposure and prepare recommendations towards reducing risk via best industry practice.
Collect statistical information to set and monitor benchmarks, provide oral presentations at workshops.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Problem solving, analytical, and integrated computer system skills.
Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality while maintaining a high degree of discretion (employee must be able to sign a confidentiality statement).
Project management skills with adherence to deadlines with the ability to handle multiple projects and assignments.
Strong documentation and record keeping skills.
Strong time management, organizational and coordinating skills including appropriate sense of urgency and proactive approach.
Valid driver's license.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Safety, or related field prior to commencement of this position. Demonstrated experience, education, and/or technical credentials to include four (4) additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Minimum one (1) year of related experience supporting safety initiatives or successful completion of a related internship.
To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) pass a written examination (if applicable), (3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.
For applicants who are current employees, you must be in active service and have worked in your present position for at least one (1) year to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, plus on-the-job training, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.) in order to be eligible to transfer. If you are transferred, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present occupation. In addition, Metro-North employees are subjected to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation of their safety and discipline records and their performance assessments.
As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $91,821.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicology testing.
As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $97,448.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.
Effective September 2017, all full-time non-agreement personnel other than those directly involved with the movement of trains or delivery of service, or assigned to other emergency response teams, are required to serve in the Station Terminal Auxiliary Response (STAR) program requiring Terminal coverage for Grand Central Terminal (GCT) from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM one week per year or responding to Station STAR duty during a service disruption, system-wide at various hours including nights and weekends. This program is designed to improve Metro-North’s ability to provide customer service during emergencies that impact service delivery or other service disruptions that require staff to provide directions and information to MNR customers at GCT or outlying stations. Please note, hours worked during your participation week are subject to change.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package