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Part Time Truck Driver Training Instructor CDL-B

Cape Fear Community College
United States, North Carolina, Castle Hayne
August 02, 2022
Castle Hayne - North Campus, NC
Job Type
Adjunct Faculty
Economic & Workforce Development
Job Number

Position Description


CFCC's Truck Driver Training program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles. The program also administers CDL (commercial driver's license) testing to the students. Instructors will provide instruction in motor vehicle laws and regulations, map reading, vehicle maintenance, safety procedures, daily logs, defensive driving, freight handling, security, and fire protection. Instructors will use highway driving, training range exercises, and classroom lectures to develop the student's knowledge and skills.

  • Receives general supervision from the Truck Driver Training Program Director
  • Exercises no supervision

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
  • Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, also enter grading and attendance information in Web Advisor within deadlines.
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
  • Maintain a lab area that is safe and clean.
  • Follow all OSHA rules regarding a safe workplace.
  • Demonstrate competencies regarding the handling of hazardous waste materials.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions:

  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned



Knowledge of:

  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures.
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the function to which assigned
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, both orally and in writing
  • Coordinate work assignments with others
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    • Making observations
    • Reading and writing
    • Communicating with others
    • Operating assigned equipment
    • Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    • Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    • Operating assigned equipment
    • Handling varied tasks simultaneously
    • Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    • Making sound decisions
    • Responding to questions
    • Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

    Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    Minimum Required Education/Training:

    • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
    • A certificate from an accredited driving program or specialized training at the level required to meet professional preparation of the assigned area of instruction.
    • For Truck Driver Training faculty, a Class-B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.
    • Valid NC driver's license with driving record that is within the parameters set by the college.

    Minimum Required Experience:

    • Five years of over the road (OTR) experience required.

    Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

    • One or more years of experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher are preferred.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
    • Successful candidates who are offered a position are required to submit their OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees earned prior to their first day of employment. If highest level of education is a High School Diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.
    • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

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