Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Published
December 2, 2019
Location
Weslaco, Texas
Job Type

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Duties

Summary

This position is located in any one of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) field offices along border U.S. states between the United States and Mexico.

The purpose of this position is to serve as a first line supervisor over Motor Carrier Safety Specialists (Border Auditor) in assigned field office along the border between the United States
and Mexico.

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Responsibilities

As a Supervisory Motor Carrier Safety Specialist (Border Auditor), you will:

  • Oversee and supervise staff in the planning, preparation for, and conduct of routine safety and hazardous materials Compliance Safety audits of carriers to assess compliance with applicable regulations which contribute to a reduction in injury, loss of life, and property damage involving foreign and domestic motor carriers. Ensure staff promotes and enforces the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Hazardous Material Regulations and other applicable regulations.
  • Represent the field office and FMCSA in meetings with officials of State, local, and foreign governments, other Federal agencies, motor carriers, etc., to persuade increased cooperation, uniformity of action, or methods of achieving FMCSAR or HMR compliance.
  • Develop, coordinate and participate in meetings with officials of state, local and foreign governments, other Federal agencies, motor carriers, etc., to persuade increased cooperation, uniformity of action, or methods of achieving FMCSR or HMR compliance. In routine situations, provides technical assistance and promote safety education during Compliance Safety Audits of motor carriers, hazardous material shippers, etc.
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct complete safety and hazardous materials Compliance Safety Audits of carriers to assess compliance with applicable regulations. Perform fact finding and documentation duties in enforcement actions.
  • Serve as the first line supervisor over Border Auditors within assigned border field office and oversee and supervise subordinate employees.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of operations supervised in terms of mission accomplishment, quality and quantity standards, procedural, policy and regulatory compliance, and technical competence.
  • Negotiate with corporation officials to convince them of the economic desirability of safe operations, secure their agreement for corrective action, and follow up at a later time to ascertain compliance.
  • Prepare written reports of audits and drafts letters and memoranda to answer questions on a variety of subjects from the general public, agency officials, industry representatives, and others.
  • Provide oral and written interpretation of the motor carrier safety and hazardous materials regulations within the framework of existing guides and past precedents.
  • Speak and write fluent Spanish, and English. Translate verbal and written material into Spanish or English.

Travel Required

50% or less - Some travel is required.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

12

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