Motor Coach Driver Trainer Full Time

Locations: - Green Bay
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Position Summary: This position is responsible for; executing behind the wheel and classroom training for Lamers Bus Lines Motor Coach drivers. Under the direction of Safety and Compliance, this person will work closely with Operations, to provide, and properly execute, new hire and existing driver training.

  • Work within the established on-boarding protocol to train incoming drivers on Lamers equipment; in accordance with all Federal and State regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Train on coach requirements such as; proper use of wheelchair lift, use of snow chains, and other relevant training to ensure regulatory, safety, and service related procedures are in place and meet standards.
  • Ability to train drivers on service excellence and service delivery in accordance with Lamers service standards and best practice.
  • Conduct ongoing training and cross-training of the company's fleet of vehicles and various routes.
  • Work with Safety and Compliance Manager, and management staff, to provide remedial training in classroom curriculum, over-the-road safe driving practices, and rules of the road.
  • Follows and maintains thorough working knowledge of all state and federal DOT and FMCSA policies and procedures.
  • Administers written and behind -the-wheel tests for all drivers on Lamers equipment with an emphasis on training drivers on equipment of varying sizes and complexity on designated routes.
  • Train and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; counsel and recommend disciplinary actions and recommend removal of applicants from the training program, as appropriate.
  • Assist in the evaluation of both new and existing bus drivers with the goal of assessing training needs and identifying top performers
  • Provide feedback to management of candidates’ abilities and recommendations for hiring.
  • Participate as an arm of the Safety and Compliance department to assist in the investigation of vehicular accidents that take place in the field involving tour buses; as requested and assigned.
  • Assist the Operation’s Manager as need and when required.
  • Drive Motor Coach during peak periods including multi-bus trips in both revenue and training capacities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum 5 years of Class A and/or B driving experience
  • Experience with Motor Coach highly preferred,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Flexible schedule, weekend availability is a must.
  • Strong understanding of principles, methods, techniques and strategies of behind the wheel driving practices.
  • Strong understanding of the State Motor Vehicle Code and applicable laws to the operation of vehicles requiring a Class-B license.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and training.

  1. Proven organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills – must be proactive and have good record keeping skills.
  2. Strong interpersonal and leadership abilities – must be a self-starter, be self-motivated, a driven individual with a strong sense of urgency.
  3. Detail oriented, strong written and oral communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate ability to be a strategic thinker with exemplary judgement and decision making.
  5. Active Listening and critical thinking.
  6. Customer service orientated - constantly look for ways to help people and be a solution-based problem solver.
  7. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization and work in a collaborative team environment.

Required experience:
  • Commercial Driving experience required. Over the road experience desirable.
  • Possession of a Class-B license w/passenger endorsement and Air Brakes

About Lamers Bus Lines

Lamers Bus Lines is a family-focused company that takes pride in being a part of the community. Lamers was founded in 1944 and offers employees longevity and stability. Together we work together to make sure our passengers enjoy safe and worry-free transportation every time they step on board one of our buses. Lamers Bus Lines is an EOE/AA employer.

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