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Driver Trainer - Transportation Department

at Gwinnett County Public Schools

Posted: 6/21/2019
Job Reference #: 61213

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Openings as of 6/26/2019

  • Driver Trainer - Transportation Department JobID: 61213
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/Driver Trainer

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Service Center

  • Job Code: Driver Trainer - 030238 Standard Hours: 40 Department: Transportation Dept - 272580 Empl Class: NA
    Minimum Salary: $24,645.00/Annually

    Maximum Salary: $45,192.00/Annually

    Scheduled Days: 246

    Target Openings: 2

      License and Certification Qualifications: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Passenger and School (P&S) Bus endorsements required. Must be able to register for the State Department of Education (SDOE) Driver Trainer Certification training within 90 days and obtain the license within a year of employment.

    Education Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required.

    Experience Qualifications: One year of accident free school bus driving experience for Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) or approved equal experience required. Previous experience in a leadership role preferred.

    Skills Qualifications: Ability to communicate with others in an effective and tactful manner; ability to teach and train others regarding transportation protocol and practices; strong organizational skills with the ability to complete multiple projects concurrently by established deadlines; ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement; strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office programs; willingness to learn new software programs and other processes efficiently; and the ability to represent Gwinnett County Public Schools in a positive and professional manner.

    Primary Responsibilities: Provide classroom and hands-on skills training to bus manager and monitor trainees and veteran bus managers and monitors in accordance with state and federal rules and regulations for the Transportation Department.

    1. Provide essential practical instruction for the basic new driver-training course.
    a. Instruct and demonstrate uniform laws, rules of the road, and Gwinnett Board policies and procedures.
    b. Instruct Georgia Department of Education (DOE) rules and regulations.
    c. Develop and instruct improvement plan to new trainees.

    2. Provide hands-on skills training for new school bus manger and monitor trainees, veteran bus managers, and other transportation personnel.
    a. Demonstrate and instruct defensive driving skills to include expressways, primary and secondary roads, bus routes, bridges, railroad grade crossing, school campuses, and all other GCPS locations.

    3. Provide supervision for field trainers.
    a. Train field trainers in all applicable areas of the basic new school driver-training course.

    4. Plan and schedule American Heart Association (AHA) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certification for school bus manager and monitor trainees, veteran bus managers and monitors, and other district employees.
    a. Instruct, demonstrate, and monitor skill development for class participants.
    b. Report all scores to AHA to maintain certification.

    5. Plan, schedule, and supervise the written and vehicle skills exam for the annual Bus Manager of the Year for veteran bus managers and monitors.
    a. Schedule and supervise the vehicle skills test for all contestants.
    b. Score each contestant based on Road-e-o measurements.
    c. Report all scores to the Human Resources and Talent Management Division.

    6. Plan, schedule, and supervise the vehicle skills exam for the Annual Driver Proficiency Test for veteran bus managers and coaches that drive a school bus transporting students to and from school and other school activities.
    a. Develop a plan to process each veteran bus manager and coach through an annual vehicle driving skills test.
    b. Schedule and supervise the vehicle skills test for all veteran bus managers and coaches.
    c. Score each bus manager based on a designated passing grade on each event.
    d. Re-train individuals that fall below a designated passing grade.
    e. Report all scores to transportation management and fleet maintenance.

    7. Plan, schedule, and supervise the Return to Work Program, Accident Follow-Up Training, and remedial training for veteran bus managers and monitors.
    a. Review policies and procedures in areas of deficiency.
    b. Demonstrate proper use and care of equipment.
    c. Provide documentation for files.

    8. Assist with the annual district and state School Bus Road-e-o practice and competition (i.e. Regular Education and Special Needs).
    a. Setup and score obstacle course based on exact measurements prescribed by the Georgia DOE and Pupil Transportation Safety Institute.

    9. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Physical Demands:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.