Training Officer

Website City of Chicago Department of Aviation


Under general supervision, the class provides employee training and development services in a department with diverse training needs; and performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Determines staff training needs through consultations with managers and the administration of training needs assessment surveys; researches subject areas and studies materials in order to develop new training programs or to incorporate new information into existing programs; prepares program materials including training outlines, instructional modules and visual aides for use in the presentation of training programs; conducts training sessions on a variety of topics to meet the training needs of staff; arranges for guest lecturers and schedules class times, locations and staff for special training classes; reviews evaluations and suggestions made by program attendees and incorporates changes to improve curriculum; reviews and recommends approval of employees’ requests to attend Department of Personnel training classes; conducts new employee orientation programs; researches and evaluates seminars and training sessions offered by consultants and recommends suitability for department employees; coordinates work efforts with consultants and training vendors providing specialized and technical training to departmental employees; prepares the department’s training budget; prepares work reports on training activities.

RELATED DUTIES: May supervise staff engaged in preparing and disseminating informational materials on training and staff development programs; oversees clerical staff engaged in registering training participants, reproducing training materials, maintaining training records and performing other clerical support duties; may administer the department’s tuition reimbursement program. Perform other related duties as required.



HOURS: Typical hours are 7a.m. -3p.m OR 8a.m. -4p.m OR 9a.m.-5p.m. Hours may also vary (some nights and afternoons possible depending on operational needs)

LOCATION: O’Hare and Midway Airports

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