Intermodal Trans Spec 3 Rail Safety - Grade 27

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Salary Information for Intermodal Trans Spec 1 Rail Safety
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Intermodal Trans Spec 1 Rail Safety 18 $65,001 $82,656
Intermodal Trans Spec 2 Rail Safety 23 $84,156 $106,454
Intermodal Trans Spec 3 Rail Safety 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

Intermodal Transportation Specialist 3 (Rail Safety): serve as the State's technical expert regarding rail safety, railroad passenger, and freight programs by providing technical advice and assistance to agency and operator staff; design, develop, and implement rail safety investigation, inspection, and oversight programs; develop and evaluate policy recommendations and implement new or revised programs, policies, and procedures approved by the NYSPTSB; direct major accident investigations and formulate findings and recommendations; supervise the compliance and review audit program for rail and rapid transit systems; develop program budget and allocate resources to meet long term and emergency work load requirements; coordinate work activities with other Department programs and with other federal, State, and local investigative and oversight agencies; present reports and findings to NYSPTSB and NTSB and other agencies; ensure that the State's inspection program complies with certification standards of the Federal Railroad Administration; and ensure operator compliance with Federal Transportation Administration State Safety Oversight Regulations for Rail Fixed Guideway Systems

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The examination that is used to fill this position is called Promotion Opportunities in Transportation Management.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had three months of permanent competitive service in a position allocated to G-23 or higher.

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