Training Specialist, CDL Training Programs

Job description

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Department: Transportation Center

Location: Transportation Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req111

Employment Type: Full-Time Support Staff

Vacancy Number: 190-18

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position. Hours include evenings and weekends.

Number of Openings: 2

Job Description:


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

  • 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



  • 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
  • Collaboration
  • Quality of Work

  • Communications
  • Adaptability

  • Time Utilization
  • Continuous Improvement


  • 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


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • Work is performed primarily in an outdoor environment where employees may not be protected from weather conditions;
  • Work is partially performed in extreme cold temperatures typically below 32 degrees for more than an hour;
  • Work is partially performed in extreme hot temperatures typically above 100 degrees for more than an hour;
  • Work is partially performed in an environment with sufficient noise that may cause an employee to shout in order to be heard above the noise level;
  • Work is partially performed in an environment exposing employees to oscillating movements of extremities or whole body;
  • Work is partially performed in an environment exposing employees to hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals;
  • Work is partially performed in an environment where there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids;
  • Work is partially performed in an environment with conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
  • Work may also require some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;
  • Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Special Note:

Special Note:

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.





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Job No:
Posted: 3/30/2018
Application Due: 4/26/2018
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