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Research Technician

The University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA, seeks a Research Technician to perform lab work with nonhuman primates for neuroscience research in a Biosafety Level (BSL) 2 environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, animal husbandry and welfare. Apply at, #23008658. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and contact information for three references. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.





Pittsburgh Regional Transit is seeking a Training Support  Administrator to develop, coordinate and implement employee training and qualification programs for the operation department of Port Authority of Allegheny County d/b/a Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) Develop and implement applicable supervisory training, apprenticeships, mentorships and internships and identify and coordinate skill proficiency and leadership development opportunities. Ensure activities are consistent with PRT’s short term and long-term objectives and in support of bus operation, Way & facilities maintenance.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring both operator and maintenance internship positions. Develops curriculum and standards for both bus operator and maintenance internships, apprenticeships, and mentorships. Responsible for all daily activities of the operations interns.
  • Support the Human Resource Department with the training of First Line Supervisors. Provides training to first line supervisors and serves as the point of contact for newly hired First Line Supervisors through their first 90 days in the position.
  • Meets regularly with managers and supervisors at the field locations to determine training and development

needs. Develops and conducts periodic needs analysis to access future training needs. Coordinates the development and implementation of employee training and qualification program.

  • Meets regularly with outside originations to develop partnerships in efforts of acquiring new talent.

Job requirements include:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, organizational development or directly

related field from an accredited

school. Directly related experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a position requiring broad knowledge of training and development.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ supervisory/ management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement employee technical training programs.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Effective and professional communication skills.

Preferred attributes:

  • Bus maintenance experience.
  • Operator Experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint and Access.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Joe Sekely

Employment Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527







412-481-8302 Ext. 140
Deadline/Closing/Cancellation Schedule
for copy, corrections, and cancellations: Friday
noon preceding Wednesday publication


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