Job: Transportation Training Specialist

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Job Description

Openings as of 10/25/2017
Transportation

  • Transportation Training Specialist JobID: 3639
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/Trainer

  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2017

  • Location:
    Transportation

  • FTE/Hours per week:40

      
    GRADE:
    4145
    Starting Salary Range
    $14.76 - $15.90
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3824
    DEPARTMENT:
    Transportation
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Director of Transportation
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-Exempt
    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general supervision, incumbent(s) conducts training of bus drivers and bus assistants such as new hire orientation, commercial driver’s license preparation, follow-up and post-accident training, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid preparation. Incumbent(s) performs pre-trip bus inspections, performs driving evaluations, and conducts bus evacuation exercises. Incumbent(s) provides transportation for students to and from school.

    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Conducts training of new bus drivers and bus assistants for preparation to obtain a commercial driver’s license and to ensure compliance with District procedures and federal and state laws. Conducts follow-up training and post-accident training to current bus drivers and bus assistants. Completes training rubric and notifies Director of Transportation of training results. Daily
    50%
    B2
    Provides transportation for students to and from school including driving through neighborhoods, congested traffic and on major streets while practicing defensive driving methods. Assess emergency breakdowns by determining problem and when to call office for assistance. Maintains order on the bus according to state law and District policy by monitoring student behavior in mirror and using public announcement system. Daily
    20%
    A1
    Assists with the implementation of training programs for bus assistants and bus drivers consistent with Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Arizona requirements. Daily
    5%
    A1
    Conducts bus evacuation exercises as required by Federal Regulations and Department of Public Safety (DPS). Assists with the development and implementation of student school bus safety programs. Daily
    5%
    A1
    Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid training for bus drivers and bus assistants to obtain required certification. Acts as a third-party tester by giving road tests, and determining whether bus driver qualifies for a commercial driver’s license. Daily
    5%
    B2
    Performs pre-trip bus inspections by examining bus seats, floors, windows, windshields, lights and lenses, turn signals, horns, VCRs, bus emblems, seatbelts, tire changes, gas and oil capacity, brake effectiveness, and other minor bus repairs. Performs driving evaluations for bus drivers to ensure compliance with applicable procedures and laws. Documents results of bus inspections and driving evaluations and provides results to Director of Transportation. Weekly
    10%
    A1
    Attends meetings, conferences, and training seminars in order to stay updated on current laws and regulations, methods, and techniques in regards to school district transportation. Maintains valid commercial driver’s license and first aid and CPR certification. Annually
    5%
    A1
    Performs other duties as required. As
    Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • Three years of school bus driving experience;
    • Possession of Arizona Class B Commercial Driver’s License with “P” and “S” endorsement.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that an applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • Previous experience training adult learners.
    • Valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification;
    • Valid First Aid certification;
    • Proficiency in English and Spanish language.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Developing effective training strategies;
    • Planning and implementing training programs;
    • Attending third party tester training;
    • Developing and reviewing lesson plans;
    • Conducting testing and evaluation of driver trainee;
    • Understanding traffic laws;
    • Applying vehicle safety;
    • Using audio-visual equipment;
    • Applying driving techniques proficiently;
    • Applying defensive driving methods;
    • Operating a school bus;
    • Identifying and responding to hazardous situations;
    • Understanding and applying school district rules and policies;
    • Using computer software related programs, such as Microsoft Office;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements 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 disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock.