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DOT Compliance Manager (Hartford, US)

LAZ Parking

Description

Want to hear something crazy? Cars only spend 5% of their time driving. Where do they spend the other 95%? PARKED!

LAZ Parking is one of the largest and fastest growing parking companies in the country. LAZ operates hundreds of thousands of parking spaces across the country. When it comes to parking, we’re the experts!

We are also a PEOPLE FIRST company. We often say, “parking is our industry but people are our passion.” Our mission is to “create opportunities for our employees and value for our clients”. If you’re looking to join a growing company led by passionate people committed to being the best – contact us today!

The Spirit of the Position:

The DOT Compliance Manager, reports to the Vice President, Risk Management and is responsible for leading the DOT (intrastate) compliance efforts for LAZ Parking’s Fleet Management and Passenger Transportation operations through its various service lines throughout the country.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain, analyze, and communicate critical federal, state, and local transportation and environmental regulations for use by management in related departments/regions and partner with regional Safety Managers and HR to modify and/or develop policies, procedures and training programs where necessary.
  • Monitors changes in DOT and Transportation laws and regulations and implements responsive change.
  • Monitoring of LAZ vehicle and driver DOT compliance and performance in field operations. Partner with Operations and HR to ensure all Transportation Drivers comply with DOT and FMCSA (National, State and Local) regulations (Driver Qualification files, Hours of Service, MVR, etc.) as well as all vehicles have appropriate daily, monthly and annual documentation (repair and maintenance logs, inspections, etc.).
  • Track and monitor vehicle fleet inventory, license/permitting and insurance information, communicating updates, as necessary.
  • Serve as the point of contact to and monitoring compliance of the DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.
  • Provide support for new Shuttle operations (SME guidance), registration with state and local agencies and obtaining local operating authority, identifying trends and training gaps, as needed.
  • Report and maintain various Company DOT and FMCA compliance filings, including the MCS-150 Biennial report and Unified Carrier Registration.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Development of Driver training programs.
  • Legal Team liaison for accident and incident investigations.
  • Leads Safety Manager team with new programs, performance feedback and training initiatives, utilizing technology and fixed processes.
  • Manage national safety & transportation contracts for LAZ (i.e., Penske, Cintas Safety, Planday, Gotsafety, etc.)
  • Review and distribution of MVR/EPN reports (driving records) and Pre-employment, random and post-accident drug screens for all DOT CDL drivers

Requirements:

Travel:

  • 50%

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, operations management or related field preferred, but not required.

Experience:

  • 4+ years transportation-related experience in a shuttle or bus passenger transportation operation.
  • Demonstrated expertise in DOT, FMCSA and OSHA compliance requirements.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License, active or former Commercial Driver's License preferred.
  • Vehicle Maintenance experience a plus.

Skills:

  • Ability to seek improvement and create an environment of idea-sharing and creative problem-solving.
  • Strong customer service skills, practical experience of client relationships.
  • Ability to be approachable and facilitate coaching conversations with employees and managers.
  • Ability to mitigate and lead others to overcome challenges (Never Ever Give Up Attitude).
  • Ability to encourage open expression of ideas and opinions.
  • Excellent teambuilding and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of the organization and with clients.
  • Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and standard business practices.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull and otherwise move objects of at least 10 pounds.
  • Willingness for occasional work in the elements – heat, wind, rain, etc.
  • Regularly communicate with ability to talk and hear.
  • Regularly work on repetitive tasks that use hands, arms and wrists
  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away as well as those that require depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly.
  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers.
  • Occasional ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Occasional ability to bend, stoop, squat and lift throughout a shift.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential duties/functions.

FLSA Status: Exempt

LAZ Parking is an equal opportunity employer. In all our employment practices, including hiring, we are firmly committed to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, Vietnam era, special disabled, recently separated and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.

This Employer participates in E-Verify.

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