Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Reports To: Director of Transit Operations / Transit Navigation Program Coordinator
F.S.L.A. Status: Part-time, (up to 20 hours/week); Non-exempt level
(additional hours may be available for part-time position)
Grant-funded Funded for a minimum of two (2) years
Hourly Rate: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour.
Benefit Status: Paid time off benefits for full-time position such as vacation, holidays, and sick
time. Other benefits may apply.
-Some pro-rated paid time off benefits apply to the part-time position
Position Summary: This position will assist with conducting training sessions to assist older adults,
persons with mobility impairments, and refugees to access fixed-route public transportation. Training
sessions will be designed for small groups and individuals, with initial focus on conducting
individualized one-on-one training sessions. The Travel Trainer will also be responsible for utilizing all
documentation systems, including the initial interview and application process, needs assessments,
training plans, program and client progress, training certifications, follow-up, and all other related
Must be able to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds and adapt to the changing
needs of the position as program development and implementation progresses.
Qualification Requirements/ Education and/or Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent; Equivalent combination of education and
demonstrated experience working in a similar position will be considered.
License/ Certifications: Must have a valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record
Preferred qualifications: Bilingual Spanish, three (3) years? experience working with older adults and
persons with disabilities. one year experience working with older adults and with persons with disabilities
in community education programs is preferred; Associates Degree in Human Services preferred.
Regulatory knowledge: Must be able to understand state, federal and other regulations related to
Computer Skills: Excellent working knowledge of Micrososoft Word and Excel; experience conducting
internet and other research on matters related to position.
How To Apply
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