Revised - Coordinator, Regulatory Assurance
- 60,873.54 - 86,338.98 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Coordinates safety and regulatory compliance activities for the Transit Services Branch with a focus on regulatory compliance in rail operations for the Confederation Line and the Trillium Line. Provides expertise on program requirements and compliance matters relating to the Safety Management System, regulatory affairs, regulatory reporting requirements, systems assurances activities, risk management activities, and external auditing requirements. Supports and coordinates compliance with the Safety Management System requirements and liaise with all Transit Services divisions to ensure compliance with all regulatory/safety/security recommendations.
The incumbent maintains contact with other branches within the city, outside regulatory agencies, and companies and contractors for the city; represents the city at public meetings; and performs other duties consistent with the job, including acting for the manager, as assigned.
The Coordinator, Regulatory Assurance is responsible for developing and monitoring operating budgets, managing external audit support contracts, and acting as a spokesperson for the employer at regulatory meetings. Directs the implementation of section strategies including policy development and monitors the safety landscape for changes in regulatory requirements.
Education & Experience
Four (4) year degree in a general program with courses in subject areas of engineering, operations management, and/or occupational health and safety.
5 years of progressively responsible experience in a Municipal government capacity or a light rail environment working with safety and regulatory compliance projects to include experience:
- developing, implementing and managing a multi-disciplinary safety management system in rail, transit, airline, or other similar industry.
- developing a risk identification and hazard management program in an industrial environment; and
- interpreting and applying applicable legislation/regulations to ensure regulatory compliance.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Possession of or ability to obtain certification in rail/bus transit System Safety through the Transportation Safety Institute (FTA).
English oral, reading, writing required.
- Knowledge of the purpose and function of railway safety management systems and legislation affecting safety and emergency preparedness plans, policies, rules and procedures for railway operations stipulated in Transport Canada regulations
- Knowledge of rail regulatory requirements and various regulatory frameworks including state safety oversight, provincial oversight, federal oversight, or other similar regulatory practices.
- Principles and practices of safety-related oversight, compliance, and enforcement
- Contract document preparation, the tendering process and supervision of field services
- Project management techniques including procurement principles, concepts and techniques
- Knowledge of program evaluation methods/techniques
- Protocols for developing submissions, briefings, major reports
- Computer applications, including MS Office, MS PowerPoint, and others.
- Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
- Able to work independently, with minimum supervision, and collaboratively with all staff as part of a team
- Able to act decisively and handle emergencies calmly
- Able to work cooperatively with multi-disciplinary/jurisdictional groups on transit industry safety and emergency planning projects and exercises
- Able to network within the field of safety and emergency planning and preparedness
- Possess organizational skills and flexibility to plan, initiate, organize and prioritize own work, and to deal effectively with multiple demands, conflicting priorities, stresses, pressures and deadlines
- Interpret and apply legislation, codes and standards
- Identify and assess problems and to use analytic and problem solving skills to make decisions, solve problems and formulate recommendations
- Able to participate in the development of subject specific training courses/materials
- Able to observe strict confidentiality on all work related matters
- Possess computer literacy in MS Office Suite in a Windows environment, including PowerPoint, and use of the intra/Internet
- Possess effective communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
- Able to prepare comprehensive reports, presentations, correspondence in an organized, clear and concise manner