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Emergency Management & Security Specialist

Company: Keolis North America
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:


  • --Advocacy for emergency management principles and physical security practices-- -- --
  • --Able to prioritize requirements, procedures and resource requirements
  • --Able to recognize and influence stakeholders
  • --Maintains effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Report on threat assessment activities
  • Undertake operational planning
  • Able to effectively problem solve with minimal direction
  • Able to effectively extrapolate using key data and experience
  • Able to follow direction
  • Interpretation of state and federal regulatory governance
  • Judge tasking requirements in order to effectively manage time Knowledge and Experience:
    • 5+ years of emergency management experience or physical (facility) security
    • Understanding of FEMA, TSA, MassDOT emergency management and security protocols and systems
    • Degree in a related field (transportation, security, science)
    • Knowledge of railroad operation and 49 CFR 238/239
    • Proficiency in MS Office software
    • Proficient writing and language skills
    • Other software (MS Project, Comply 365, Power BI, MS Visio, Coruson) Key Accountabilities: Emergency Management
      • Support and update the procedures associated with emergency response
      • Ensure that first response and other supporting agencies understand threats and risks and are able to function effectively in an emergency and conduct recovery operations
      • Participate in table top and small scale emergency/security exercise activities
      • Produce post exercise reports that highlight opportunities for improvement and identify highly functional elements
      • Manage FRA submissions for CFR requirements Security Program
        • Support activities associated with security through the Operator System Security Compliance Plan
        • Implement effective controls that restrict access as necessary to Keolis managed facilities and materials
        • Liaise with Digital Solutions to ensure technical security has necessary governance
        • Liaise with MassDOT for security projects and execution at the direction of the Senior Manager
        • Produce and review security reports
        • Provide expert advice to the VP Safety, Security, Quality & Environment for security activities Business Continuity
          • Incorporate the requirements of Continuity of Operations as per Operating Agreement in Business Continuity Plan
          • Oversee theoretical/practical exercises of the plan Event (accident/incident) Management
            • Member of on-call roster for event management
            • Perform on-call duties for event management as per the roster
            • Participate in investigations and prepare reports within required timelines as required Engagement
              • Represent the department at various internal and external meetings - safety boards, committees, and calls
              • Develop and maintain a trust-based constructive/productive working relationship with the management of the business units
              • Provide advice and recommendations to business units that minimize disruption (as much as possible) and demonstrate an effective partnership between the department and business units
              • Design and participate in initiatives as required Organizational Specific
                • This position is required to be on-call on the duty roster. The organization may provide logistics such a company vehicle and tablet for the purpose of this function. Additional Statements: Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination. Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate. EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. --Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job, and Keolis retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position. Employees must be able to perform the essential job duties of this position satisfactorily.-- If requested, reasonable accommodation will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.--Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible #INDHP #CB

Keywords: Keolis North America, Boston , Emergency Management & Security Specialist, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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