Best Companies to Work for 2017
Jun 7, 2017
Widely recognized for its groundbreaking safety initiatives, innovative employee training programs, cutting-edge technology, and community involvement, Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc., the leading Long Island school and public transportation provider and Suffolk Bus Corporation, their public transportation division, have been selected as ”best companies to work for in New York State” for 2017.
This prestigious honor was based on the results of a comprehensive questionnaire given to employees to offer their opinions anonymously on working conditions, company leadership, employee training, wages and benefits, and company culture. Suffolk Transportation Service is one of just 50 large companies to be honored in New York State.
“We are honored to receive this award and join an elite group of top employers,” said Phil DiDomenico, Chief Operating Officer. “I am very proud and thankful to our hardworking, highly skilled, and dedicated employees at every level of our company, who create the culture of excellence that we are committed to every day.”
The “Best Companies to Work for in New York State” program is sponsored by the NY State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM), The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and Bridge Tower Media, which ranks the State’s best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies. Suffolk Transportation Service will be honored at an awards dinner at the Hilton Albany in April where they will be officially given their rank in the top fifty.
A special publication highlighting the award recipients will feature a profile of the company.
A family business for over 50 years that consistently sets industry standards for service and safety, the company employs over 2,000 people and has an executive team with more than 150 years of combined transportation experience.
Among the company’s many innovative programs are an extensive employee portal, a state-of-the-art GPS tracking platform, and a new computer/phone application that enhances safety and convenience for parents and caregivers by providing school bus arrival times and locations.
With eight state-of-the-art facilities on Long Island, Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc. combines the most advanced technology with top-notch leadership and caring employees to provide the highest level of safety, security, and professionalism.
Suffolk Bus Corporation, the public transportation division of the company, not only serves the general public, it also has a dedicated staff specifically trained to work with people with special needs.
The company’s many awards and distinctions include: two New York Bus Contractors Association’s “Contractor of the Year” Awards; the Public Transportation Safety Board’s “A” rating; First Place in the National Special Needs Competition; and Winner’s Circle distinction more than forty times in annual New York State safety competitions. Additionally, Chief Executive Officer John Corrado was named one of the top 40 CEOs on LI by Long Island Business News.
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