Training Specialist, CDL Training Programs

Cleveland, OH
Jul 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Transportation Training Center

Campus or Location WCED 23555 Euclid Ave

Vacancy Number 221-17

Reports To Director

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Develops and facilitates training for students of the College's Transportation Center, including leadership and control of classroom activities.

Job Responsibilities

Teaches students skills and knowledge necessary to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A driver's license

Monitors attendance and maintains student records

Assists in program compliance with State requirements

Performs and documents daily safety inspections of equipment such as trucks, trailers, bus and pickup trucks

Provides weekly status reports to the Director

Maintains daily attendance verification and provides weekly documentation to the Coordinator

Maintains student record audits, including attendance, performance, sign off by students and instructors for attendance, training and comments

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED

Minimum of three years of verifiable CDL Class "A" driving experience in all weather conditions

CDL Class "A" license with all endorsements except Hazardous Materials, Passenger and School Bus

Verifiable clean driving record with no more than two (2) points and/or two (2) moving violations in the previous three years from application date

No record of Operating Vehicle While Intoxicated (OVI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Reckless Operation convictions

Must meet the College's insurability requirements

Ability to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug screening examination

No felony convictions within the previous ten years from application date; must be capable of passing Ohio BCI and FBI background checks

Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations


Ability to stand and walk a large portion of the work day

Ability to work a variety of flexible morning, evening, and weekend shifts as needed

Possesses working knowledge of transportation concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills

Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Demonstrated basic proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population


Service Focus


Quality of Work





Time Utilization

Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications

Ohio Department of Public Safety CDL Instructor’s license

Demonstrated completion of Smith System driver safety training

Completion of the National Safety Council Defensive Driver’s Training for Commercial Drivers

Work Schedule

Hours will vary depending on program needs

Posting Open Date 05/03/2017

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a CDL Class "A" license with all endorsements except Hazardous Materials, Passenger and School Bus?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Do you have a verifiable clean driving record with no more than two (2) points and/or two (2) moving violations in the previous three years from application date?
    • yes
    • no

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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