Transit Systems 2021-11-18 2021-12-23

Training Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 137032
Website: https://apply.workatfirst.com/vacancy/36649/Transit%20Talent/detail

We're Hiring For a Training Manager!

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering. That’s why we need amazing people like YOU!

First Transit is looking for a Training Manager in Tempe, AZ at RPTA to support their Safety and Training Department. The Training Manager is primarily responsible for helping hire, train, and onboard Drivers. The Training Manager also ensures compliance with FTA Drug/Alcohol Program, DMV requirements for CDL, Medical Cards, and all other First Transit (and State) compliance and regulatory record-keeping.

If you are a confident and immensely organized professional with an extraordinary eye for detail and strong respect for rules and regulations, then this is the opportunity for you. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, First Transit is looking for you!

Our employees enjoy competitive wages, tremendous career opportunities for advancement, a team-oriented work environment, and a great comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular internal reviews and monitoring to ensure procedures are being followed and controls are functioning properly

  • Interviews driver candidates and selects drivers, based on Contract Manager approval and/or supervises employees performing this function.

  • Designs and/or delivers training to drivers. Training may include classroom, or behind-the-wheel formats and/or supervising employees engaged in this function.

  • While the focus of the position is on driver hiring and training, employees may also have other safety program responsibilities (e.g., accident investigation, forms compliance, safety meetings, passenger management, analysis, and reporting).

  • Responsible for the implementation and execution of the Professional Operator Development Program.

  • Also responsible for the implementation and execution of the Driver Cadetting program.

To qualify, you'll need:
  • 2 to 3 years' transportation, safety, or related experience

  • 5-8 years' training experience

  • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

  • Good verbal, written, and relational communication skills, with the ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials, and the general public

  • Fluent in English

  • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality

  • Possess working vehicle to travel within the service area as needed

  • Ability to develop and write training materials

  • Holds a CDL or has the ability to get a CDL

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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