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Classroom Trainer



Become a Classroom Trainer with First Transit!

First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 

First Transit is looking for a Classroom Trainer in Saint Paul, MN. Our Classroom Trainer is a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Classroom Trainer is responsible for training employees and educating about safety and compliance regulations If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

Our Classroom Trainers are responsible for:

  • Providing classroom training to new drivers. May facilitate additional training for existing location personnel, as needed for performance improvement or company / regulatory compliance needs. 
  • Maintains required training documentation and completions for compliance with state certification, company policies and district/state/federal requirements
  • While the focus of the position is on classroom training, employee may also have other safety program responsibilities (e.g., accident investigation, forms compliance, safety meetings).
  • Coordinating other training as needed (continuing education for drivers or staff for such topics as HIPPA, sexual harassment training, etc.)
  • Participating in various activities (e.g. meetings, training, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or conveying information.
  • May utilize problem solving skills to analyze performance gaps and create and execute training plans
  • Work under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods while directing other persons within a small work unit
  • Coordinating and scheduling driver training dates/time based on individual and location needs.
  • Modifying delivery of safety and driver training based on company policy, individual trainee needs, and location direction.
  • Will evaluate performance of new drivers and existing personnel and communicate results to safety leadership at location to assist in hiring decisions.

To qualify as a Classroom Trainer, you’ll need:

  • Must have a valid Minnesota Driver’s License, Class D (or higher)
  • 1 to 3 years general training experience
  • 1 to 3 years general transportation, safety, or related experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Good verbal, written and relational communication skills, with ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials and the general public
  • Fluent in English
  • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
  • Possess working vehicle to travel within service area as needed

Benefits 

We offer benefits including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.


 
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Location
55872 - Roseville, MN
1 Ridder Circle, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 55107
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    St. Paul
  • State / Province:
    Minnesota
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    612-474-4058
  • Vacancy Number:
    41737
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