Transit Systems 2019-05-09 2019-06-12

Safety and Training Manager

Company: Ride Right, LLC View more listings
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 112185

Consider a Career at Ride Right

Ride Right is made up of people who share a passion for making a positive impact in your community and beyond. Our culture promotes healthy living, excellent work-home life balance, and career advancement opportunities. Ride Right is a fun place to work, where individuality is encouraged and hard work is rewarded. Our employees come from a broad range of backgrounds and roles, from our General Managers and Operations Staff, to our drivers and monitors: all who are working together to make a difference!

Ride Right LLC is a rapidly growing service provider of paratransit and fixed route services for transit authorities, municipalities, and other clients across the country. Ride Right is currently recruiting for an experienced Safety and Training Manager servicing the Capital Metro Access project of the greater Austin, TX area.

The Safety and Training Manager is a key leadership role responsible for implementing paratransit safety and training programs as defined by the Director of Safety Administration. The Safety and Training Manager will ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations, as well as corporate and client (Capital Metro Access) guidelines and policies.


  • Manage a consistent safety culture that incorporate operations, safety, maintenance department

  • Oversee Corporate Safety Incentives and programs managed effectively and consistently, including assignment of Safety Points

  • Deliver proper classroom, behind the wheel and mobility management tranining according to Corporate, Director of Safety Administration and Client specifications

  • Emphasizes the team approach and individual responsibility of all employees to achieve common safety goals and training requirements

  • Ensures all new hires meet minimum general qualifications for each division including, background and DMV checks

  • Update all safety manuals, programs, policies and practices are current and meet the needs of the operating divisions

  • Successful complete all related audits including those conducted by corporate, client, staff, state and federal regulatory agencies

  • Reviews reporting of all vehicular, passenger and employee accidents/incidents for determination of cause and preventability, identifying potential trends to be addressed in future training efforts

  • Provides functional expertise in safety regarding hiring of safety department exempt employees

  • Collaborate with onsite General Manager and Operations Manager to deliver comprehensive safety meetings and plans

  • Perform additional duties as assigned or required

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in a related field

  • Minimum 5 years of transit/ paratransit safety management experience Preferred

  • Knowledge of all applicable safety rules, regulations - FTA and DOT to include all corporate programs

  • Certifications according to contract requirements

  • Familiar with windows-based computer operating systems and Microsoft Office packages

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

Competency Based Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with all departments

  • Ability to work independently and objectively

  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks and provide appropriate supervision and follow up to department staff

  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

What’s in it for you?
  • Paid vacation

  • Holiday Pay

  • Health and Life Insurance Plans

  • Dental and Vision Plans

  • 401(k)

  • Training Development

  • Casual Dress Environment

  • Scholarship Program

*These benefits may not be available at all locations

Equal Opportunity Employer: Ride Right, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Ride Right, LLC considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact People & Culture at (888) 409-6879 or

Ride Right was born out of communities’ need for a responsible transportation partner. Since 2009, Ride Right has grown responsibly as a result of our continual focus on the passenger experience and unparalleled hands-on management approach. We are a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, and Tennessee, and can leverage our certification to help you meet your goals. Throughout the country, we deliver more than 750,000 trips to the general public, transit-dependent, elderly, disabled, and transportation disadvantaged populations each year. For these populations, we provide paratransit, fixed route, special needs transportation, and mobility management focused on quality while delivering cost savings and increased efficiencies to the communities we serve.

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