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Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Instructor

Apply now Job no: 493619
Work type: Full-time Staff
Location: Rathdrum, Post Falls
Categories: Workforce Training Center
Hiring range: $43,250 - $51,900

Work Site Location: Parker Technical Education Center
Work Schedule: Works a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed, to satisfy student training needs

Excellent benefits, including retirement  
15 vacation days per year 
12 sick days per year
14 paid holidays
Tuition assistance

Starting pay range: $43,250 - $51,900

Pay Grade: P04 To see full Professional Pay Grade Salary Structures click here  

Due to expected changes in federal regulations under the FLSA, the exempt status of this position is subject to review and change.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for teaching the skills portion of the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) course for North Idaho College (NIC) Workforce Training Center. Skills instruction includes behind the wheel, range, backing, and proficiency development. This full-time position will work with other CDL skills instructors to provide comprehensive hands-on training each week to students enrolled in the program.

Job Description linked below; (some job boards may not include active links so please click Apply or go to see full details); 

Download File CDL FT Instructor.docx

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent professional experience considered
• Three years full-time experience as a professional Class A truck driver, operating a Class A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) within the last 10 years required

Required License and/or Certifications:
• Must possess and maintain a current and valid Class A CDL
*As an operator of Class A equipment must be able to pass Department of Transportation (DOT) drug tests at pre-employment and on an ongoing basis.
• Must possess and maintain a current and valid DOT medical card
• Must possess a clean motor vehicle record with no violations in the last three years

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to maintain and promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times
• Ability to demonstrate proficiency in pre-trip inspections, backing, and general maneuvering
• Ability to demonstrate proficiency in straight, offset, and parallel parking
• Strong knowledge of federal and state commercial driving rules, laws and regulations; federal and state commercial traffic laws; and Class A vehicles, equipment and operation
• Ability to share commercial driving knowledge in a manner that will prepare students for real-world driving conditions
• Ability to counsel, communicate and instruct students in a professional manner and maintain a calm demeanor in stressful situations
• Ability and willingness to demonstrate and teach utilizing ‘best practices’ style of teaching (two hands on the steering wheel, appropriate following distances, progressive shifting, double clutching, reduced driving speed as appropriate, others as appropriate for situation)
• Ability to adapt teaching techniques/strategies to the individual needs of students
• Ability to prioritize workload and maintain organized records
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business or educational journals, regulations, and procedures
• Ability to operate a computer, navigate web browsers, use email, and use basic features of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends to satisfy student training needs

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and proof of degree if required for this position. 

Application materials include;  resume, cover letter

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