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Title: Truck Driver - Instructor

Employee Classification: Part Time Classified/A/P


Salary Range: $27.40 Per Hour

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Mornings and Evening shifts are available:
The Truck Driving Instructor provides a variety of teaching activities that prepare students for the class A-commercial driver’s license (CDL) examination and an entry-level position in the trucking industry, in compliance with DOT-FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training requirements.

What you'll do:
  • • Teach classroom portions of the Truck Driver Training Program including, but not limited to: Basic truck operations, defensive driving practices, introduction to vehicle inspections, trip planning, managing life on the road, and explanation of backing maneuvers, coupling, and uncoupling, among other relevant topics.
    • Teach hands-on portion of the Truck Driver Training Program including: driving simulator training modules; demonstrate and teach skills maneuvers on the driving range (backing, shifting, etc.); and provide driving demonstrations, and maintain safe conditions while coaching student drivers during behind-the-wheel training in city and highway driving situations.
    • Evaluate and grade students throughout the program, in accordance with established guidelines. Maintain accurate student files.
    • Monitor the condition of the Truck Driver Training Program equipment and report any issues to management.
    • Maintain relationships with employers in the trucking industry and assist with the recruitment of students.
    • Participates in curriculum development and revisions.
    • Ability to provide maintenance on equipment in emergency situations.
    • Maintain current knowledge, skill, and certifications in field of specialization.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Education, experience, and other requirements:

Associate degree or equivalent, and three (3) years of experience in the trucking industry (as over-the-road driver and driver training). *The equivalent to an Associate degree is High School/GED, plus an additional two years of experience.
Valid Class A-Commercial Driver License (CDL) clear of air brake restrictions; clear driving record and current DOT medical card. Must pass DOT drug test.

Preferred Qualifications:

5 years driving experience (Class A CDL); and experience providing truck driver training.


Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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