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Company: Via Mobility Services
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

TITLE: Trainer DEPARTMENT: Professional Development

LOCATION: Denver or Boulder Office DEADLINE: June 6th, 2021

SALARY RANGE: $17.25-25.00 per hour

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8 hour days (flexible start/end time)

General Purpose:

The trainer trains, certifies and evaluates new drivers according to an established training program and provides retraining, recertification and return-to-service training when determined necessary by the Safety Director and/or the Training Coordinator. Assists the Safety Department as needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to, the functions outlined below.

General Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training classes for new drivers that include, but are not limited to, the following; passenger assistance, safety and sensitivity (PASS), defensive driving, transit security, driving skills, vehicle inspections and operation, emergency evacuation, transporting passengers with disabilities, map reading and navigation, company policies and procedures, Federal Motor Carrier Regulations, CDL prep, drug and alcohol awareness and biohazard control.
  • Conduct retraining in specific areas for current drivers as needed.
  • Train and mentor drivers to become field trainers in their respective divisions.
  • Provide return-to service training as necessary.
  • Evaluate drivers on skills and recertify, when applicable.
  • Complete all required paperwork and follow required communication protocol.
  • Assist in the administration of the Continuing Education Program.
  • Develop and present materials for drivers meetings.
  • Serve on committees, internal and external, as needed.
  • Maintain complete and consistent records of training progress and verify that trainees have met all requirements.
  • Assist with compliance checks and best practice research for the training program and implement changes as necessary.
  • Administer and proctor exams.
  • Serve as a consistent mentor and consultant to drivers and staff.
  • Data entry as needed.
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with outside organizations, including but not limited to RTD, CASTA, and CTAA.
  • Attend meetings as directed.
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with all Via employees.
  • Present and maintain a positive and professional image.
  • Support operations when needed, i.e. accident response, drive routes, passenger assistance.
  • Other various duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be insurable as determined by Vias insurance carrier.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid DOT Medical Examiners Certificate.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Colorado B-P2 Commercial Driver License.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of all subject areas the trainer is assigned to teach.
  • Computer literacy, working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Via was born in 1979 as a way to promote independence and self-sufficiency for people with limited mobility by providing caring, customer-focused transportation options. We also serve our community through volunteer driver training programs, disability awareness education and advocacy, human service collaborations and partnerships, community transit offerings and contracting capabilities.

We are an EEO Employer

Keywords: Via Mobility Services, Boulder , Trainer, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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