|Transit Training Coordinator|
|Organization: City of Torrance|
Torrance Transit is expanding services and looking to grow our bus operator staff. The Transit Department prides itself as a service-oriented organization that enjoys camaraderie and teamwork, and supports career growth in public service. We are currently recruiting for a TRANSIT TRAINING COORDINATOR who finds reward in leading and developing a team of Apprentice Bus Operators/Trainees.
The Bus Operator training program has up to 30 participants in each class, which is a combination of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction over the course of 8 – 10 weeks. Under the direction of the Transit Operations Manager, this position will coordinate, monitor, and provide driver training for Transit Personnel in compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) rules and regulations; and perform related work. The primary responsibilities for the Transit Training Coordinator will be to enhance the Bus Operator training program with a “hands on” approach to design, deliver, and evaluate curriculum; assess safety and review accident reports to determine preventability; serve as a mentor for classroom instructors; develop recommendations and write staff reports.
The Transit Training Coordinator must be available to work various shifts on weekdays, weekends, evenings, overtime and holidays.
Our Ideal Candidate Possesses
- Strong leadership skills
- Professional driving skills
- Public transportation experience preferred
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
- Ability to work with all levels within the organization
- Ability to administer policies, procedures, and rules
- Solid training experience in needs assessment and evaluation
- Intermediate computer skills in Power Point, Word, and Excel
Any combination of education/experience that provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to qualify would be:
Education: Associate’s degree in Public or Business Administration, or a related field.
Experience: Three years of full-time experience in the transit industry, including two years of supervisory or lead experience and one year of experience in conducting, coordinating and developing employee training and development programs.
License: A valid California Class B drivers’ license with Passenger Endorsement, a valid California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Medical Certificate.
Certification: Valid Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) Certificate (Instructors’ Course in Bus Operator Training) or equivalents are required.
Interested candidates must submit an online City application, resume, and a supplemental between Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:30 a.m. and Thursday, October 25, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. Applications Accepted On-line Only at http://www.torranceca.gov/523.htm#.
After review of the applications received, only those candidates whose training and experience best meet our requirements will be invited to participate in the examination.
The examination will consist of the following:
« Performance Exam (qualifying)
« Oral Interview (weighted 100%)
The test dates are to be determined. Please visit our webpage under Recruitment Status for dates and current status.
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
Education / Training
Dispatch / Telecommunications
3231 Torrance Blvd.|
Country: UNITED STATES
$ 32.79 to $ 44.12 Hourly
|Apply By Date:|
|October 25, 2013|