Transit Systems 2019-05-15 2019-06-19

Area Training Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Palo Alto, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 113322

**This is a regional position that will be required to travel to different locations throughout the Northwest. You do not have to live in Palo Alto, Calif., to obtain this position. If you have any questions, please reach out to me at **

Why Work at First?
Excellent question! With over 800 locations across our divisions, you will have exponential growth opportunity. Furthermore, because safety is our number one priority, you will work in a safe and positive work environment every day. Lastly, you will receive a competitive benefits package that includes: 401k with company match, paid time off, and a complete insurance plan after 30 days of employment (health, dental, and vision).

Responsibilities of a Training Manager

  • Assists Director of Training and Development in the development of a strategic approach to learning and development that includes training, on-boarding, development and succession planning.

  • Assists in the design and implementation of the performance & development process and coordination with on-going training modules.

  • Assists in the development, delivery and on-going administration of First Student eLearning programs on the LMS (learning management system) to identify, train, on-board, and develop location staff and managers and area general managers. .

  • Assists in the evaluation of effectiveness of training and development programs that includes but is not limited to assessing the methods, process and techniques being used - to ensure maximum benefit/return to the organization.

  • Assists in designing and implementation of a succession planning process for use at the staff, location manager and area general manager levels.

  • Assists in driving First Group vision and values via the creation and execution of training and development programs. Supports organizational diversity initiatives to ensure our leadership team reflects the communities in which we operate.

  • Provides support to individual managers by developing material and delivering training programs as needed. Supports the performance management and review process for supervisors and employees.

  • Provides support for regional and corporate-driven training events as requested.

What we would like you to possess:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent); preferably in Training and Development or equivalent.

  • The following certifications: First Aid CPR, Third Party DMV Examiner in California, TSI, and Smith System Instructor

  • Five to eight years in leadership role, demonstrating ability to influence, coach and inspire individuals to achieve departmental and individual performance goals.

  • Requires experience designing management development and succession planning programs.

  • Basic knowledge and awareness of federal and state rules and regulations regarding various human resources, safety, environmental concerns, etc.

This position is subject to background testing and drug screening.

First Group embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Apply today to join our team!

Transit Job Listing - Area Training Manager