CAREER OPPORTUNITY Training Officer - Safety
Location: Manhattan - MidtownReference #:92681Salary Range: Grade G Min: $82,9931 / Mid: $103,741 Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.
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.
This position is responsible for:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:
• General training and development techniques and practices• Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable applications (working knowledge)Ability to:• Deliver training in a classroom and field setting• Achieve appropriate qualification as a trainer• Model and communicate safe practices in all aspects of work• Proactively identify and correct unsafe conditions and work practices• Manage day-to-day activities of trainees• Build a foundation of communication and partnership• Change priorities while meeting deadlines• Keep current with business trends, rules/regulations, and the training implicationsDemonstrated:• Focus on/practice of safety• Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and foster teamwork• Strong planning, organizational, analytical and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills• Ability to work with minimal supervision• Appropriate focus on internal and external customers• Strong knowledge of applicable OSHA and/or other regulatory agency standards, policies, and procedures• In-depth knowledge of Metro-North General Safety Instructions, operating rules, and other safe work practices, or equivalent external safety instructions and regulation• Ability to work at any Metro-North location as needed• Interest and ability to apply new technology with minimal training• Valid Driver's License.
Ability to:• Design, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate, and measure training and development activities• Analyze performance problems and implement solutions• Deliver effective and efficient training processes and services tailored to unique business needs• Apply information technology to rapidly deliver high-quality training products and services
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 $95,534.00 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.
Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal 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. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.
Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
To apply Online, Please Visit:http://web.mta.info//mta/employment/ Click on Metro-North Railroad, select “Agree,” then Search by Job Title.
MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer