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Hourly Motorcycle Safety Coach

Driver Services, Georgia Department of - DDS

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Georgia Department of Driver Services, Regulatory Compliance Division, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hourly Coach within its Motorcycle Safety Unit. Under limited supervision, the incumbents will be responsible for educating the general public, riders, and non-riders throughout the state by facilitating rider education courses and promoting motorist awareness campaigns. While the incumbents will be required to teach a minimum number of courses to maintain their Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) and Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Certifications, they will have autonomy in determining availability up to an average of 24 hours per week.


Coaches will issue motorcycle license test waivers to students who successfully complete the course. Coaches are responsible for ensuring compliance with state and federal law, agency rules, regulations, and policies. Incumbents may participate in public awareness efforts, motorcycle enthusiast events, and outreach campaigns. Coaches could also be selected to train agency personnel to administer motorcycle licensing skills tests.  Coaches must enroll in and complete approved Coach refresher courses, updates, professional development workshops, and conferences when offered.


The incumbents will be responsible for responding to management and customer inquiries in a professional and timely manner, in accordance with the core values of the Department of Driver Services. The incumbents will be expected to maintain a positive attitude and be receptive to change in a fast-paced environment. The incumbents will be responsible for being responsive and escalating customer complaints to management. The incumbents will be expected to develop and maintain strong partnerships between the Division and its internal and external business partners.


Conditions of Employment:

This position also involves bending, lifting, fueling motorcycles, making minor maintenance repairs, performing outdoor activities, working in inclement weather, working holidays, and working around moving vehicles.


Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Possess a current Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Rider Coach Certification


  • Be at least Twenty-One (21) years of age


  • Possess at least a high school diploma or equivalent GED


  • Regularly operate a street legal, registered motorcycle that complies with applicable vehicle laws & codes


  • Possess a Georgia Class M (Motorcycle) license for at least two years prior to making application


  • Maintain a safe driving record



Demonstrated competencies needed to successfully perform this job include:


  • Computer Proficiency


  • Ability to speak in front of a group


  • Ability to inspect materials for compliance


  • Ability to interpret federal and state laws, rules, regulations and guidelines.


  • Ability to make decisions with limited supervision


  • Exhibit professional conduct & appearance


  • A pre-employment background check is required for the selected candidates.




Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to those applicants that, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, have the following:


  • Possess and maintain an active GMSP Certification

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