Transportation Training Specialist
Transportation Department

Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 12-Months
Pay Grade 12

The Transportation Training Specialist performs difficult professional and administrative work as a training specialist for the department of transportation. Incumbent is assigned specific program or project responsibility. Work is performed under the direction of the Deputy Director.  Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:


QUALIFICATIONS:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major work in organizational development, data analysis, childhood development, communication, training, and Instructional Design experience.  Three to five years of experience of a responsible nature in the area assigned, including some supervisory experience preferred.  Considerable experience using personal computers is required.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactory health condition as certified by competent medical authority. Must demonstrate the ability to successfully complete the Virginia Department of Education training curriculum for school bus drivers and obtain a Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements within the probationary period. Complete State and County requirements of a minimum twenty-four hours of classroom and twenty-four hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.  Must obtain certification by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) as a Certified School Bus Instructor and/or Driver Training Instructor.  No reckless driving or driving under the influence convictions within five years and/or  two moving violations within 12 months.


Thorough knowledge of effective adult education practices, principles of andragogy, and tools for measuring comprehension; ; thorough knowledge of department objectives, procedures, and organization; knowledge of state-of-the-art analysis procedures and techniques; knowledge of cost/benefit, forecasting and statistical techniques; ability to devise detailed procedures and methodology; ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other employees, and the general public; knowledge of and ability to use personal computer applications to include spreadsheets, graphics, and word processing; ability to develop presentations, reports and analyze data.


PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Work is performed in an office setting with occasional extended periods of time at computer terminals, and may include time outside training bus drivers, teaching pre-trip, and evaluating road skills.  Occasional visits to off-site school and county locations is required.  Requires working hours beyond set hours and days.  Frequent telephonic and personal contact with department heads, principals, internal and external organizations at county and state level, employees and the general public is required.  Must be able to perform medium lifting of up to 50 pounds.


SALARY: Hiring Range: $17.52 – $21.03/ per hour based on education, experience, and internal equity.         
Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with County School Board Policy, GCBA-R.