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Transportation Instructor
Cedar Rapids, IA
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Post Date: 01/07/19 Company: Kirkwood Community College
Compensation: $16.55 /hr Contact: Sarah Brown
Job Type: Part Time Phone: 3193985607
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 2 - 5 years Mailing Address: 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA United States
52402
Travel: Negligible
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Transportation Instructor



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 Transportation 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.

Universal Core Competencies:
  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Performance Expectations:
  • 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.

Physical Activities with/without Reasonable Accommodation:
  • 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 Qualifications:
  • 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.

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