Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated leader who will work tirelessly to inspire people as our next Director of Training.  If you are results driven and ready to make a difference at DASH, please apply within.

Salary Range:  Starts at $109,162.73 DOE 

*3500 Signing Bonus Available! Terms & conditions apply. Internal applicants are not eligible for the signing bonus.

Competitive Starting Pay!

A NEW Fleet of Electric/Battery Operated Buses; Clean Modern Fleet & Facilities!

Comprehensive benefits package includes (but not limited to):

Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage!

Paid Sick/Vacation!

Paid Holidays and Floating Holidays!

Company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability & Vision!

Health Care & Dependent Care FSA!

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)!

Generous 401(k) with company contribution!

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of transit services, routes, and schedules.
Thorough working knowledge of computers, hardware, and software programs (specifically CAD/AVL and Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
Strong knowledge of applicable transportation-based rules and regulations such as FTA, FMCSA, OSHA, and DOT.
Extensive knowledge in designing and implementing corporate training programs and policies.
Basic knowledge of financial management and budgeting.
Ability to interpret and adhere to Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) and Company policies and procedures.
Demonstrates professionalism and keeps a positive attitude in the workplace.
Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate training programs.
Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of effective classroom instruction and lesson planning.
Extensive capabilities in training and conveyance of information to various audiences.
Strengths in interpreting and disseminating a variety of training content and criteria in various formats such as presentations, workbooks, lectures, and assessments.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to include providing guidance and instruction.
Ability to make independent decisions within scope of responsibility.
Ability to effectively work with City staff, public officials, and outside agencies.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Exceptional customer relations and employee motivational skills.

Emotional, Psychological and Physical Requirements:
Ability to:

Work long hours and endure high levels of stress.
Work evenings, weekends, holidays, and outside of business hours.
Handle emergency situations.
Counsel employees and to have difficult conversations.
Make quick and concise educated decisions.
Facilitate an inclusive and safe learning environment.
Work with members of the public and the community.
Work with individuals of various backgrounds and learning abilities.
Concentrate on priority tasks with frequent interruptions.

Physically:

Sits and stands frequently for long periods
Attends meetings on a regular basis internally and externally to the company.
Moves throughout facilities and grounds.
Ability to work in varying weather conditions while operating a vehicle.
Ability to remain calm and maintain composure during stressful situations.
Ability to work with passengers who use mobility devices.
Lifts light loads at times such as printer paper boxes, file documents, and general office equipment (<20 lbs.)

Additional/Miscellaneous/Special Requirements:

Must possess, or have the ability to obtain within 120 days, a Virginia, Maryland, or District of Columbia Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and Air-Brake endorsement.
Acceptable background check upon hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
Negative pre-employment drug screen results upon hire and as required by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and TMA policy, throughout entirety of employment.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in education, training and development, safety management, organizational development, business administration or a related field required.
Minimum of seven (7) years of direct experience within the Transportation industry or related with a focus on Operations, Safety, Compliance, and/or Training required.
Minimum of five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience required.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience facilitating training programs, designing training curriculums, providing instructions or directions to a variety of learners in a professional setting required.
Experience working in a Union environment preferred.
Strong knowledge of DOT, OSHA, FMCSA, ELDT, and FTA requirements and regulations highly preferred.
Relevant certification or training in safety and driver related trainings such as TSI, DOT, CDL, etc. a plus.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree or higher may be considered in lieu of advanced education requirements.