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Job Title:  Driver Training Specialist


London, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  Various Linguistic Profiles
Job ID:  158872
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 158872   
Business Function: Operations Support   
Primary City: London  
Other Location(s):  
Province: Ontario  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Term  
Language Requirement: Various Linguistic Profiles  
Employee Class and Level: OP 01  
Working Hours: 
Number of Vacancies: 2   
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY):10/12/2022

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.



Job Description

The Driver Training Specialist is responsible for the implementation of the training portion of the Driver Safety Program including driving principles and operating practices and the delivery of all components and activities related to the program’s application. 


According to operational requirements and capacity, the incumbent is also accountable for the delivery and the quality of the delivery of training for new corporate and approved local training programs related to mail processing, delivery operations and the introduction of new products, services, processes, systems and equipment

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Driver Training Specialist.


  • Tests the skills, abilities, and knowledge of Active Drivers both in a classroom and vehicle operating setting; issues and rescinds authorization of individuals to operate corporate vehicles during the training period (if applicable). 


  • Conducts an independent observation of Active Drivers in response to operational management needs and to determine driver compliance during remedial training.


  • Instructs Active Drivers and supervisors responsible for Active Drivers, in the skills and techniques of safe and proper vehicle operation.


  • Defines the type and extent of remedial and/or corrective training, required by an individual who has been involved in an occurrence (incidents, collision, high-risk observation, infractions etc.) and adapts the training material to fit the individual learning needs and/or the Driver Development Plan for specific employee as per the functional policy.


  • Works in collaboration with clients to identify local training needs. Develops and adapts new training programs, as approved for local use. Participates with team leaders in the planning and implementation process. Makes recommendations to the Superintendent, Training on changes and/or improvements to existing corporate Programs.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Delivers corporate training programs in all aspects of mail operations, including the introduction of changes to equipment, systems, services, products or processes, as well as leadership development. Uses knowledge of effective methods of adult learning to provide training solutions that are appropriate to client needs. This may include traditional classroom training, on the job training, demonstrations, workshops etc. Ensures training provided is consistent across all operating shifts; upon operational requirements, with appropriate


  • Conducts post course assessments to ensure learning process and objectives are met, implements approved new training packages, as well as provides input for changes and/or improvements to existing programs.


  • Provides input into the Driver Safety Program (including recognition).


  • Keeps current with legislation and regulations related to driver safety.



  • High School diploma or provincial equivalent (GED)



  • Degree, diploma, or certificate from an accredited university/college in one of the following: Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Commerce or Business Admin (with concentration in Human Resources/course work in Training and Development, Certificate of Adult Education, Instructional Design, Organizational Learning,  OR A combination of a high school diploma and current relevant experience  AND
  • Minimum 2 years of cumulative, current experience delivering training in a classroom or operational environment using formal curriculum
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., understand the major features of each software application)         


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Candidate must possess, at a minimum, a valid provincial license of
  • Class 3 with airbrake endorsement for the province of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and all Atlantic provinces;
  • Class 1 with airbrake endorsement for the province of Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia;
  • Class A with airbrake endorsement for the province of Ontario.
  • Have a satisfactory safe driving record per CPC’s Driver Safety Program , which includes:

 a) Have not received more than 2 moving violations in last 3 year

 b) Have not had more than three demerit points assigned in one single violation

 c) Have not had license suspension or prohibition of any kind in last 3 years




  • Experience in the field of commercial vehicle operation and or Fleet / Vehicle safety
  • Possess provincial licensing authority where applicable or provincial equivalent (signing authority)
  • SAP/specialized software knowledge  (i.e., sufficient knowledge of systems to navigate through and pull required data; ability to extract pre-formatted reports or enhance existing reports)

Other Information


NOTE: This position is based in London Ontario, however some travel to to other parts of Ontario may be required which may involve overnight accommodation in hotels. 


Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.



Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.


Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds themselves and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.


Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.

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