Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
New York City, NY, United States
Law Enforcement, Military
Nov 23, 2021
Mar 08, 2022
Nov 22, 2021
New York, NY, US, 10166
A candidate has already been identified for this role.
Role Value Proposition:
This position is responsible for providing comfortable, efficient, safe and secure ground transportation for MetLife's Executive Leadership Team and other distinguished visitors as necessary. The incumbent also may be called upon to perform security / protection duties at MetLife sponsored events
Transport Executive Leadership Team and other senior officers to locations as dispatched by the Supervisor, Executive Car Services.
Ensure adequate communication, primarily via company issued iPhone, with principal and the executive’s administrative assistant, including about schedule changes.
Arrive for driving assignments well in advance of scheduled departure time and whenever practical and advance the drop-off location to familiarize themselves with conditions that could impact the safety or timely arrival of the executive to the location, e.g., construction, planned demonstration requiring closing of street, etc.
Use appropriate evasive and/or defensive driving tactics as necessary in order to safeguard passengers.
Participate in annual evasive and defensive driving tactics training, including but not limited to completing a “Chauffeuring Skills for Professional Drivers” training course.
Regularly alter daily commuting routes to identify and/or thwart any possible malicious targeting of passengers and participate in periodic briefings with the AVP, Executive & Event Protection on pertinent criminal, terrorist or executive-protection topics.
Ensure consistent communication with principal regarding best/safest pick-up spot at offsite meeting locations, estimated time of pick-up, etc.
Maintain strict confidentiality with respect to conversations taking place among passengers and rigorously adhere to Insider Trading regulations.
Drivers will participate in annual training and re-certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs).
Awareness of police jurisdictions while traveling the route to the location in the event police assistance is required.
Maintain all appropriate records and documentation, including but not limited to, driver trip sheet for each shift with information including number of passengers, pick-up and drop-off times, mileages, destinations, etc.
Per the request of AVP, Executive Protection, security driver may be called upon to perform security duties such as MetLife sponsored events, board meetings and executive floor security. Such assignments may include traveling.
Daily visual inspection of the exterior and interior of the vehicle for foreign objects, cleanliness, damage, tire condition, lights, fuel tank quantity, etc.
Attentiveness to the expiration dates of stickers on vehicle for New York State inspection, registration, and all written documents including vehicle registration and insurance cards.
Car interior and exterior is washed regularly and all fluid levels are checked when refueling vehicle paying particular attention to oil, transmission and windshield washer fluid levels.
Confirmation that all required equipment is accounted for and in good working order, e.g. spare tire, jack, first aid kit, flares.
Scheduling and completing routine maintenance appointments.
Reporting any unusual occurrences encountered immediately to Supervisor, Executive Car Services and/or AVP, Executive & Event Protection.
Coordinating the replacement of primary vehicle with leased vehicle in the event of a mechanical failure or incident that renders the vehicle inoperable and notify appropriate management personnel.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Previous chauffer experience and military or law enforcement officer (LEO) preferred.
Neat appearance with respect to dress and personal grooming is essential; non-smoker strongly desired.
Ability to consistently act in a professional, respectful and courteous manner while transporting passengers.
Availability to commence work with short notice and flexibility in terms of working hours, e.g. ability to work late and/or on weekends if required.
Must have clean driving record per Insurance Industry Standards and a Class D license.
Must have excellent driving knowledge of the tri-state area and the ability to operate GPS equipment as well as the capability to read and interpret documents such as maps, safety rules, vehicle maintenance instructions, trip instructions, procedure manuals, etc.
High School diploma/GED; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Basic MS Office computer skills for report writing and information gathering are essential.
Number of Openings
At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.”
MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies.
MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.
We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.
MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
Nearest Major Market:
New York City
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
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