Genesee & Wyoming

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AVP, Compliance & Operating Practices (296101-841)

Genesee & Wyoming - Jacksonville, Florida

Posted: 11/20/2018

Reporting to the VP of Compliance & Operating Practices, this position is responsible for ensuring G&W owned and/or operated railroads remain compliant with organizational policies and governmental regulations.


  • Lead operating practice and compliance standardization initiatives
  • Oversee compliance records management systems and auditing processes
  • Collaborate with senior management to drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Serve as an organizational liaison for compliance and quality improvement
  • Monitor and support mitigation of emerging regulatory risks
  • Review and update operating rules, safety procedures and general orders
  • Simplify operating practices and communications
  • Assure proper application of operating standards
  • Mentor and support field personnel with compliance and performance goals
  • Collaborate with corporate and regional leadership to enhance field training
  • Coordinate and review manager competency levels for operational testing
  • Liaise with operational, organizational, regulatory, and industry stakeholders
  • Up to 60% travel to support field operations
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and build consensus
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 10 or more years of railroad experience required

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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Jacksonville, Florida, United States

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