Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant

Des Moines Area Community College
Transportation Institute/Des Moines
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Oct 22, 2021

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Job Title:

Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant


Transportation Institute/Des Moines

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Part-time Temporary Staff Positions

Application & Position Information Call:

Dave Pfiffner (515) 965-7450 or [email protected]

Salary Information:

$19.15 per hour.

Job Summary:

Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant.

Deliver training and implement specifically designed college and/or company transportation programs.

Essential Functions:

Conduct and instruct students on the safe and legal procedures for pre-trip inspections and coupling/uncoupling according to DMACC TI established guidelines.

Continually focus and guide students on the development of the basic skills required to safely and legally operate a commercial vehicle on the public roadway in all types of road, terrain and weather conditions.

Maintain student records and information with respect to the Transportation Institute student training jackets for each individual trainee.

Upon referral from the Director/Assistant Director, tutor students in specific content areas or practical application where remediation assistance is required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Four years commercial vehicle operator experience.

Current Class A commercial vehicle driver’s license, including air brake endorsement, without any disqualifying convictions as outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Pre-employment drug testing is required, as is a release authorizing past/current employers to provide information related to alcohol and drugs. After employment, employees will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing in accordance with DOT regulations.

Pre-employment medical exam as required by DOT.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to plan, organize and manage time.

Ability to remain patient in a variety of driving situations.

Ability to pass a DMACC TI road test.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.

Access to email for communication and scheduling.

Desired Qualifications:

Training experience in transportation industry.

Knowledge of current software applications.

Knowledge of current DOT/FMCSA rules and regulations.

Work Schedule:

Flexible work schedule to be arranged, up to 1000 hours per year.

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

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DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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