Unitrans: Driver Trainer
Name: Nicole Heitkam
You can visit the Unitrans website to learn more about them.
Payrate Stipend: No
Work Study: No
Resume Required: Yes
Hours per Week: 6-12 hours/week
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Indefinite
Job Number: 0009-4798-2022
Last Date to Apply: April 20, 2022
Train Unitrans driver trainees to get their Class B Commercial License.
The successful candidate may hold this position through expected graduation date based on satisfactory performance in the position.
Unitrans is an equal opportunity employer.
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A. Administer the Unitrans Driver Trainer Program
Maintain current knowledge of driving, training, and safety requirements
Responsible for knowledge of DMV pre-trip and performance of DMV driving skills
Assist in the design and documentation of all Unitrans equipment and efficient in-service performance of drivers
Train all new Unitrans drivers in accordance with the driver training program in a timely fashion
Make recommendations concerning trainees to the Training Manager
Attend biweekly meetings
B. Administer driver evaluation and retraining
In coordination with other Driver Trainers, provide and document in-service evaluation of every driver at least once each academic quarter
Provide and document in-service retraining to all drivers as needed to meet the objective of the position
Provide and document out-of-service retraining to all drivers as needed to meet the objective of this position
Submit training and evaluation records to the Training Manager for review and filing
Provide and document accident refresher training and make recommendations to the Training Manager or upon completion of training
MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME.
Teaching skills necessary to train students on proper operation of transit vehicles
Organizational skills necessary to administer the training program
Knowledge of the structure and procedures of the Unitrans system
Basic mechanical knowledge necessary to operate Unitrans equipment
Must have a good driving record
Must have 400 Lifetime Hours
Must have 2 years with a class B license (if you’re within 4 months of achieving this, then you are eligible to still apply)
Not on any strike or accident probation
MUST NOT have a graduation date before Winter 2023.
- Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
- Please list previous experience as it pertains to this position.
- Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
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