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Trainer (Veterinary Technician)

Nationwide Brea, CA
  • Expired: September 11, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Compensation Grade: E2 or D2

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This position can be filled at the Trainer (D2) or Sr Trainer (E2) Level. The ideal candidate for this position will have a passion for training to help our associates, members and their pets. Experience in Pet Claims processing is preferred. 3 to 5 years of Veterinary Technician experience and/or Undergraduate Degree in Biology, Zoology or related Animal Science field is acceptable in lieu of Pet Claims experience. Strong Internet/Research skills are also required.

Job Summary: Conducts basic training and educational programs for associate development, on-the job training, and associate on boarding. Provides basic technical training sessions as directed. May assist in developing materials for classroom delivery or recommending changes in assigned courses. This is an entry level technical or professional training position.

Job Description

Reports to Business Unit or Learning and Performance Supervisor, Manager or Director.  No direct reports.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Conducts entry level and basic technical or interaction skills training to associates.  Schedules courses and enrolls associates.  Serves as a back-up or co-facilitator to other instructors for programs which are not normal responsibility.

2.  Uses existing evaluation tools to assess and report training results.  Communicates improvements for future training sessions and adjusts content in process to meet the needs of the class.

3. Maintains, revises, and enhances current training programs as directed. May assist in designing basic level training classes.

4. Creates the appropriate learning experience by selecting class materials from established programs or modules and training aids.

5.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Undergraduate degree desired.

Designations/ Certifications: Progress toward certification in appropriate business unit technical course work (CPCU, AIC, API, AU, etc) desired.  In some business units there may be additional regulatory requirements for specific certifications (i.e., FINRA series in  NF).

Experience:  Typically requires two or more years or related experience in  a technical functional role (insurance, financial services, etc.). Prefer some training/learning experience.

Knowledge: Subject matter knowledge related to training area of responsibility and knowledge of adult education concepts and learning styles.

Skills/ Competencies:  Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate to and explain basic job related concepts. Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers and related software.  Ability to set priorities, manage time, organize work, and meet deadlines.

Regulatory Requirements: Associates must obtain all required Federal and/or state licenses/registrations within the time period designated by the business unit.  Additional licenses/registrations may be required when new products and services are implemented.  If an associate fails or is unable to obtain required licenses/registrations within the time period designated by the business unit, the associate will be ineligible to continue in the position.

Values:  Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.

Staffing Exceptions:  Staffing exception to the above minimum job  requirements must be approved by the AVP/VP and Human  Resources.

Overtime Eligibility:  Not Eligible (exempt).

Working Conditions:  May require physical ability to stand while teaching and to move furniture, equipment and supplies around classroom.  Potential for travel and non-standard work hours.

ADA:  The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

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