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DRIVING SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
OCCUPATION CODE: 5703-0006
JOB LEVEL: P7-07
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
5700c
(5752-01XX) DRIVER INSTRUCTOR AND EXAMINER


DOCUMENT DATE 11/02/2013


FUNCTION


Conducts, vehicle familiarizations, vehicle operator training, driver
instructor training and certification, driver improvement and refresher
training, as well as coaches and observes driving practices.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

See the Standard Position Description for the occupation code given
above.


Proficiency Requirements

General

Applicants must have demonstrated to a sufficient degree the following
skills, abililities, and knowledge to assure adequate performance
in the position.

Ability to work without immediate supervision.

Ability to maintain records (training, certification) and prepare
reports as required.

Ability to provide, on an individual and group basis to both newly
assigned and current drivers, effective instructions on the safe and
proper operation of the various types of motor vehicle equipment used at
the local facility.

Ability to teach effectively classroom instruction courses given to
newly assigned operators of motor vehicle equipment.

Ability to grant driving privileges to newly assigned drivers to
determine whether they are qualified to properly operate
Government-Owned and leased motor vehicles.

Ability to drive safely. Applicants must know and observe safe driving
laws and requlations.  Applicants must have three years of USPS driving
experience. (Before being assigned, promoted, or reassigned to this
position, candidate must have qualified on all motor vehicles used in
that local post office.)

Ability to maintain effective working relations with other employees
under varying circumstances.

Ability to evaluate driving training needs and to plan and schedule
driver training activities to meet these needs.

Ability to understand and comply with written instructions and to give
understandable information in written or verbal form.

Be safety conscious and support safety programs.


Note

The required knowledge, skills, and abilities will not, in themselves,
be accepted as proof of qualification.  The applicant's total record of
experience, education, and training must show the ability to perform the
duties of the position.

Additional Provisions

Candidates must meet the requirements for certification.

Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
the position with or without reasonable accomodation.


  Occ Code: 5703-0006

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