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Manager of Training (Bus)

Norfolk, Virginia 23504
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Position:              Manager of Training
Department:       Bus Transportation
Reports To:         Sr. Manager of Training (Bus & Rail)
Salary Range:     $57,910 - $73,835 
The Manager of Training is responsible for developing, coordinating, and managing the orientation, training of Operations employees, advising training procedures and systems for the Training Program. Analyzes and develops training modules for different classification of maintenance mechanics for diesel bus engines.  Assess several elements and alternatives, which involve minor research. Modify methods and procedures or plan and establish new methods and procedures.  Participates in instructional duties and serves as Team Leader for the Training Department.
Essential Job Functions:
(Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit duties that might reasonably be assigned.)
  • Researches, plans, organize, and conduct training programs for Operations Departments and training programs, seminars, and conferences.
  • Writes material for new training programs; reviews, evaluates, and modifies existing and proposed programs; recommends appropriate changes.  Assists with preparing and administering various training programs.  Administers and evaluates training program qualification tests and determines eligibility of prospective attendees.  Prepares and distributes training aids such as instructional material, handouts, evaluation forms, and visual aids; sets up audiovisual equipment and makes presentations when necessary.  Contacts attendees and department representatives about training program.  Schedules and assures the appropriate classroom and prepares the physical setup.
  • The Manager of Training works with minimal supervision and self-direction to complete goals and objectives as established by the Director of Bus Transportation. The Manager of Training serves as the primary contact for the for the Director of Bus Transportation in the Training program, handling inquiries from prospective, current and former students about the Operations Training program and general Training needs. The Manager of Training is responsible for documentation of eligibility and the management of student trainee’s data, along with the development and maintenance of the Training Program Manual.  The Manager of Training works with a varied population of adult students and with related agencies.  The Manager of Training identifies and documents tracking methods and accountability requirements for the agency; review state reports for accuracy and make corrections as needed;
  • Organize, present, and develop other support services tailored to meet the unique needs of Hampton Roads Transit and coordinate committee activities.  Create and maintain information on the various retraining options available for the Driver/Operators positions, including information on approved training for the Operations Department. 
  • Create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for staff/employees to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their work objectives. Participate collaboratively and professionally with other Human Resource Department members and staff to promote the general well being of the department and the transit.
  • Plans, develops and presents organized learning opportunities for staff. Part of the assignment may include business software applications.  Prepares curriculum materials, including course outlines, and other instructional materials. Contributes, as appropriate, to program improvement and development.
  • Assures effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility.  Participates in Transportation Department meetings as appropriate.  Seeks always to promote a spirit of the transit when dealings with staff.
  • Provides leadership in the learning environment and in matters pertaining to training expertise.  Participates in all aspects of program and department planning and in the establishment of department goals and objectives.  Recommends expenditures to the Director of Bus Transportation.  Maintain competency and currency in the subject matter of courses taught and in teaching skills. Assumes responsibility for the orderliness of the learning environment and the appropriate and safe use of instructional facilities and equipment. 
  • Formulates and designs procedures to determine if program objectives are being met.   Develops in-service training program for staff.
  • Manage records created and received in compliance with the Hampton Roads Transit Records Management Policy and Procedures.
  • Responsible for handling all related job responsibilities in accordance to HRT’s Environmental Policy, relevant EMS Standard Operating Procedures, and Emergency Management Plan
  • Responsible for representing respective functional area during scheduled EMS Team Meetings
  • Responsible for assisting with the identification and ongoing review of all EMS elements, including Environmental Aspects, Significant Aspects, Objectives & Targets and related SOPs. 
  • Responsible for collaborating with the EMS Team Leader, Department Supervisors and HR/OD in implementing and maintaining HRT’s Annual EMS Training Plan
  • Responsible for following specific internal EMS audit plan/schedule, and conducting internal audits accordingly against procedural requirements and the ISO 14001 Standard
  • Prepare and/or coordinate with other departments any documentation required in support of the FTA triennial reviews, drug and alcohol audits, independent audits, state audits, EEO Program audit, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned


Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions:
Ability to communicate with transit employees, trainers from other companies, professional training group members, and consultants by phone, in person, or through correspondence.   Ability to perform duties with minimal direction
Required Software Knowledge and Skills essential to Job Functions:
Proficiency in using computer systems and the listed software applications associated with performance of assigned work is essential.  Basic problem solving skills associated with software applications used is expected.   Software usage relevant to job duties will be evaluated.
Software applications:
Microsoft Office
Training and/or Education:
Bachelor's degree in Education or Adult Education or the equivalent of 3-5 years of experience in training or related transportation experience.
Required Experience:
At least (2) years' related experience required and must have at least three years experience as trainer or a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible training experience; combination of education, as described above, or experience in the operation and maintenance of bus transportation systems may be considered.
Licenses or Certificates:  
Must have CDL Class B license and/or CDL permit and the ability to acquire within sixty (60) days of employment a valid Virginia CDL Class B license with air brake and passenger endorsements.
Special Requirements:
  • Ability to pass DOT physical examination. 
  • Must be able to pass federal government background screening process for local military installation access
  • This position is classified as essential personnel.
FLSA Status:
Physical Demands:
Work requires operation of keyboard devices. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work also requires ability to board HRT vehicles and buses.  Exposure to area weather and other natural elements may be required.  Work may require hands on training and work in Maintenance Department.
Unusual Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work involves meeting multiple demands on a timely basis.


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