Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is responsible for ensuring safety of the Nation's passenger and freight rail operations and infrastructure by promoting safe, efficient and accessible rail transportation. The mission and focus of FRA has grown to include the design and management of an unprecedented investment in the creation of a nationwide passenger rail network. FRA is providing leadership for the creation of a more balanced transportation system, transforming the way Americans travel.
You will serve as the Supervisory Railroad System Oversight Manager (RSOM) for the Office of Railroad Safety (RRS), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). In this capacity, you will be responsible for the planning, directing, and assigning of work and deadlines for the RSOMs who are located in field locations and/or telecommuting sites. You will ensure that the Railroad Safety Oversight process (RSOP) supports the goals and objectives of the RRS which impact the rail safety mission of the agency. You will also be required to assume the supervisory direction of highly complex and or sensitive concerns that significantly impact a carrier’s operations and the safety of employees. The issues may be systemic in nature and not limited to RRS regional boundaries, but are associated with a carrier’s geographical range of operations. The issues can be large scale safety operations within any of the FRA field authorities. You will be responsible for ensuring quick and effectively resolution. Also, you will provide supervision and direction of the various aspects of an assessment of a Class I carrier in accordance with the policy and directives of the Railroad System Oversight Process (RSOP), e.g., planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, communicating, analyzing, monitoring the RSOP.
This position is perfect for a high-level professional with effective supervisory and leadership skills, and has experience managing a safety program, in any facet of railroading who possesses skills in dispute resolution, facilitation and has knowledge of issues affecting railroad safety to develop, directing and managing various aspects of a safety assessment of a Class 1 carrier and is proficient in identifying trends and can perform analytical studies and make recommendation to improve safety, and likes to travel.
- Must be a current FRA employee with status and meet specialized experience.
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
- Provide all required documents by closing date.
- Position is telework eligible.
- Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days.