Driver Instructor

Transportation Department, Leesburg, VA
Aug 05, 2019
Aug 29, 2019
Automotive, Education
Full Time
The Driver Instructor assists the Transportation Area Supervisor in interviews for hiring, classroom instruction for drivers, behind-the-wheel training, on-the-job training, and retraining instruction, and other duties as assigned.
• Coordinates and instructs all areas of training and staff education provided by the Training Division
• Assists with new hire interviews
• Assists in preparation of materials for training purposes
• Performs field and ride-along observations as needed
• Serves as a bus driver or as a bus attendant
• Performs related work as directed

• Commercial Driver's License with school bus and passenger endorsements
• Meets requirements for school bus driver
• Obtains certification within six months of employment as a Virginia school bus driver trainer, a third-party DMV tester, First Aid, and CPR Instructor
• Completion of high school and experience in operating a school bus or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the duties
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to communicate effectively
• Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, bus drivers, bus attendants, parents, and the general public
• Knowledge of office procedures and ability to use general office software

The Driver Instructor reports to the Transportation Area Supervisor.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

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