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 hrs/week
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Indefinite
Job Number: 0009-4930-2022
Last Date to Apply: June 29, 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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- 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
- 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.
APPLICANTS: Please submit a cover letter along with resume. Applications without a cover letter will be discarded.
- Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
- Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
- Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
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