Transportation Instructor

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA Drivers & Transportation / Education & Training
Kirkwood is looking for several Transportation Instructors to add to our growing, PTDI-certified program!  Are you tired of long hours on the road, away  from home?  Kirkwood offers daytime, flexible hours, work/life balance, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students each and every day.

The instructor will be responsible for the in truck instruction of the professional truck driving program, both on the truck driving range and on the road. They will be responsible for evaluating and reporting student performance and progress in the identified formats. In this position instructors will work with students at varying levels of proficiency and understanding.

  • Maintain student engagement in a variety of settings, including: within the truck cab, on the truck driving range, and within the classroom.
  • Able to provide information to students through demonstration, written communication, and verbal instructions.
  • Complete timely and accurate student performance records
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections regularly and accurately
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

  • Provide expert instructional information as related to the transportation industry in a professional method
  • Possess a high degree of attention to prevent injury to learners, staff, and public
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.

Position involves frequent (34-66%) reaching, standing, sitting, talking, visual acuity, and climbing into semi-truck cabs and semi-trailers. Occasional (10-33%) stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping and repetitive motion.

Will travel over-the-road with students operating trucks to teach and perform other related work as required. Potentially subject to extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than an hour); and extreme cold (temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour) to perform duties on the truck driving and safety range.

Potentially subject to noise; vibration; hazards such as moving mechanical parts and electrical current; hazardous chemicals; and fume and odors.

  • Minimum of three years professional driving experience over-the-road required.
  • Must have valid commercial driver's license (CDL) from the state of Iowa and good driving record.
  • Must pass DOT long form physical and drug test

Job ID: 66047

Posted 28 days ago

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