Proteus, Inc

Instructor- Forklift Certification

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Position: Instructor-Vocational (Forklift Certification)

Recruitment: E18-274-85

Locations: Visalia

Deadline: June 28, 2018

Status: Part-time regular (4-8 hours per week)


Language Requirement: None

Department: Education

Reports to: Education Division Program Manager or Financial Aid Manager

Number of positions:   1


SUMMARY: To prepare Proteus participants for entry-level employment through instruction of specific skills training and positive work habits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Instructs and trains students on basic procedures, goals, practices, regulations, and job requirements of vocational field.
  2. Supervises, manages and maintains all training operations and equipment.
  3. Develops and maintains lesson plans, course objectives and curriculum.
  4. Develops and implements instruction in good work habits and attitudes.
  5. Develops and maintains contacts with employers and local businesses to develop potential employment sites including establishing employer site tour visits for students.
  6. Develops and implements an ongoing skills evaluation system of individual and class progress leading to course objectives.
  7. Assesses local needs relating to course content and revises and adjusts curriculum to meet local employer needs.
  8. Works closely with employment and training staff to provide ongoing student development, assessment, and guidance.
  9. Counsels students both on an individual and group basis in the area of responsibility, motivation and self-confidence.
  10. Completes all necessary paperwork and systems data entry in a timely manner, documents participant files, and prepares written reports upon request of the Supervisor.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: AA degree in a related field, and some working knowledge in the area of substitution.  

COMPUTER SKILLS: Moderate to advanced computer skills and knowledge required for data entry, Word, Excel, and other software programs, as required for the position.


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.  Ability to respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATIC SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumstance and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.




REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Access to transportation, possession of a California driver’s license, minimum auto insurance required law. Must maintain good driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT: Employment at Proteus is employment at will.  This means that an employee is free to leave his or her employment at any time, with or without cause or notice, and the Company retains the same right to terminate the employee at any time, with or without cause or notice.  Please understand that continued employment cannot be guaranteed for any employee.  

This policy of at-will employment may be changed only by a written employment agreement signed by the Chief Executive Officer that expressly changes the policy of at-will employment. Unless the employee’s employment is covered by a written employment agreement that specifically provides otherwise, this policy of at-will employment is the sole and entire agreement between the employee and the Company as to the duration of employment and the circumstances under which employment may be terminated.  

With the exception of employment at-will, terms and conditions of employment with the Company may be modified at the sole discretion of the Company, with or without cause or notice at any time. No implied contract concerning any employment-related decision or term or condition of employment can be established by any other statement, conduct, policy, or practice.  Examples of the types of terms and conditions of employment that are within the sole discretion of the Company include, but are not limited to, the following:  promotion; demotion; transfers; hiring decisions; compensation; benefits; qualifications; discipline; layoff or recall; rules; hours and schedules; work assignments; job duties and responsibilities; production standards; subcontracting; reduction, cessation, or expansion of operations; sale, relocation, merger, or consolidation of operations; determinations concerning the use of equipment, methods, or facilities; or any other terms and conditions that the Company may determine to be necessary for the safe, efficient, and economic operation of its business. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs.  When appropriate, reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue hardship to the Company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Employment Range: $21.73/ hour

Deadline: Apply: June 28, 2018

            Proteus, Inc.

            Human Resources Department

            1830 N. Dinuba Blvd.

            Visalia, CA 93291

            559 735-3670 phone

            559 735-3677 fax

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Must complete application to be considered for the position. Download a Proteus application from Click on “Work for us”; then, “Apply Now.” 

Must have “original signature” on application and Fair Credit Reporting Act form. Applications may be faxed, emailed, mailed, or taken to the Human Resources Department by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.

Candidates best qualified for the position will be invited to interview. AA/EOE/At-Will Employer. Proteus will require proof of authorization to work in the U.S. at time of appointment.


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