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Behind the Wheel Trainer

Behind the Wheel Trainer

Requisition ID 
2017-1343
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Porterville
Category  
Safety
Type 
Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

With general direction of the Operations Manager, Area Manager of Safety and Training, Dispatcher and Training Supervisor, drive route bus on daily assignments, provide behind the wheel training and a variety of driver training and safety functions.

Responsibilities

  • Drive bus on assigned route daily.
  • Provide BTW instruction and testing to original and renewing drivers.
  • Provide behind-the-wheel training, monitor trainees’ performance.
  • Under the direction of the Training Supervisor, perform annual check-ride evaluations for all drivers and provide retraining as needed (in particular post-accident and complaints from the public).
  • Participate in, and if required, conduct monthly safety training meetings.
  • Participate in investigation of vehicle collisions. Make recommendations regarding cause, fault and retraining.
  • Maintain accurate training files and records as required by the State law and Company policy under the direction of the Training Supervisor.
  • Assist with annual bus evacuation instruction and field trip instruction per the State law and our contract.
  • Ensure required documents are completed accurately, in particular vehicle inspection forms and drivers’ logs with the guidance of the Training Supervisor.
  • Assist operations staff and other related duties.

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or the equivalent and
  • At least Two years of bus driving experience with a safe driving record.
  • Successful completion of the California State BTW Trainer Certification Program.
  • Working knowledge of California State Traffic Codes,
  • Basic knowledge of school transportation operating procedures.
  • Knowledge of street geography.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records.
  • Valid California State CDL driver’s license,
  • Special Driver’s certification for school buses and current medical.