The testing and certification coordinator supports the director of training services to successfully execute CVSA’s training activities from conception through completion. This position is a critical resource that provides quality services to support the needs of the team and membership as the Alliance strives to implement the organization’s strategic initiatives.
Essential Job Functions
The following list of duties is not exhaustive. CVSA may also outline additional responsibilities that are not included in this job description. This position is responsible for:
Supporting the certification efforts of the North American Standard Inspection Program
Managing all certification aspects within the organization’s association management system (AMS), including email distribution and mailing lists
Certification set-up and maintenance within our AMS for all inspector certifications
Assisting the director of training services with the completion of deliverables under a State Enforcement Training cooperative agreement from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
This position does not involve the direct or indirect management of other employees. This position may be responsible for the administration of external contractors and vendors who provide services related to the development and implementation of the Alliance’s programs and services.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working with an AMS or client relationship management databases and software
Available for national and international travel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to develop, plan and schedule concurrent activities
Problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound, prudent decisions
Ability to meet deadlines of assigned deliverables
Ability to provide exceptional customer service to members and stakeholders
Ability to continuously demonstrate exceptional verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills
Ability to develop and maintain professional internal and external relationships
Strong organizational skills, superior attention to detail and self-motivation
Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment
This position will be based at our headquarters office in Washington, D.C., and involves the routine use of standard office equipment, such as computers and phones.
The position requires periodic work outside of normal business hours, as well as travel during and outside of normal business hours.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of this job consistent with federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. This position requires the ability to pack and ship conference materials that can weigh in excess of 50 lbs. each (averaging 30-40 lbs. per box).
Persons with mental and physical disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible for this position as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodations are made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible for this position.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is a nonprofit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives. The Alliance aims to prevent commercial motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities and believes that collaboration between government and industry improves road safety and saves lives. Our mission is to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement by providing guidance, education and advocacy for enforcement and industry across North America.