Truck Driver Trainer (CDL)

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Truck Driver Trainer (CDL)

Tracking Code210021 Job Description

Johnson County Community College is seeking experienced CDL Truck Drivers to conduct CDL training classes. JCCC offers commercial truck driver training courses to prepare new drivers for their commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class A. In this role, we instruct people how to properly conduct pre-trip inspections and safely operate a commercial motor vehicle. Positions are located at our CDL training range located at the Logistic Park - Kansas City in Edgerton, KS. Instructors will transport tractor-trailers to CDL training site as needed on evenings and weekends. This is a part-time/contract position. Hiring for weekend CDL instructors. Weekend positions require CDL Trainer to work two or more weekend days per month. Hours are typically between 7:00am and 5:30pm. Some training assignments may be up to 4-weeks in length or as needed.

Responsibilities include:
• Teach hands on portion of the Truck Driver Training Program (pre-trip inspection, and behind the wheel training)
• Maintain student files in compliance with JCCC standards
• Maintain Truck Driver Training Program equipment
• Maintain inventory of training supplies
• Work as member of instructional team to improve program and processes.
• Evaluate and grade students throughout the program
• Maintain relationships with employers in the trucking industry

Other Responsibilities:
• Shuttle equipment as needed from the truck rental site to our site of instruction or testing sites

Instructional Activities:
• Uses a variety of techniques and technology to actively engage students in the learning process.
• Adapts instruction to various student learning styles.
• Provides feedback to students in attaining course goals and objectives.
• Develops and utilizes a variety of assessment tools to validate course, program and institutional outcomes.
• Maintains clearly stated course outcomes, competencies, instructional methods, and methods of assessment in each course.

Must be able to:
1. Demonstrate excellent communication skills.
2. Demonstrate the ability to use learner centered teaching activities on the range.
3. Demonstrate correctly all the driving and backing exercises.
4. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, coach and correct student performance

A successful candidate will have the ability to assess student educational potential/need, communicate student progress, apply field experience to range instruction, develop range processes/materials, evaluate student performance, keep records and maintain files, plan and organize, and prepare reports. Our ideal candidates will have proven longevity with previous employers, excellent communication skills, possess demonstrated physical, intellectual and leadership ability to perform duties of over the road, basic skills and range instruction.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

Required Skills
  • Must be able to work with a co-facilitator
  • Must possess a valid CDL-A license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Must hold a valid DOT medical card
  • Must be in good health and physically fit and able to stand for 8 or more hours at a time
  • Background checks with motor vehicle record search will be required before assignment is finalized
  • Interacts with members of the community to coordinate events and projects a positive image of the college at all times
  • Proficiency in Microsoft program applications and a willingness to learn additional software programs
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Required Experience
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • 1 or more years of successful training experience with adult learners in the transportation field
  • 5 or more years Truck driving experience


  • Previous teaching in community college or secondary education
  • Class A-CDL driving experience with tankers, doubles and triples and hazardous materials endorsements are preferred

Benefit Information:

Click here for a summary of our benefit information. If applying for an adjunct position, click here for a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location Overland Park, Kansas, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time




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Posted: 7/12/2020
Application Due: 9/24/2020
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