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Commercial Vehicle Driving Instructor


Tallahassee, FL
ID: 1943-429



**Application Deadline: Open Until Filled **


TITLE:                          Commercial Vehicle Driving Instructor 

POSITION NO.:            TBD 

SECTION:                     Division of Workforce Development 

HIRING SALARY:         $31,868.00 - $34,901.84 annually; salary calculations start at the minimum salary 

HOURS:                        40 hours (some evenings and weekends may be required). Some overnight travel may be required. 

CONTACT:                    Human Resources (850) 201-8510 or via email


MAJOR FUNCTION: The Commercial Vehicle Driving Instructor is a position housed at the Transportation and Logistics Center of Excellence near TCC’s main campus. The Instructor’s major function is to effectively provide classroom and real road instruction to students participating in the Commercial Vehicle Driving Program the Commercial Vehicle Driving Program. Primary responsibility includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Provide instruction to students in Commercial Vehicle Driving Program, providing an ideal learning environment, maintaining an appropriate balance of discipline, to transfer knowledge to students. Provide a teaching environment (lecture, group, or Individual) targeting a diverse population resulting in the earning of a State of Florida Class ‘A’ Licensure.  Educate and train students to gain skills to drive eighteen-wheel commercial vehicles. 
  • Assists with scheduling maintenance of truck and maintaining trailer records, and maintaining vehicle registrations. 

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or its equivalent, possess a current State of Florida’s Class ‘A’ License and three years of full-time tractor-trailer truck driving experience. At least one of the three years must be within the last 24 months.  Prior history of providing commercial vehicle driving training may substitute for driving experience within the last 24 months.  Also, must be considered insurable. 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of Academic development. CDL training. Careers in commercial vehicle driving. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of field and/or discipline. Organizational and interpersonal skills to lead and facilitate partnership activities with students, community groups, consortia, and colleagues within the college. Effective team member, flexible, with strong human relations skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Be self-motivated, self-directed and creative. Skilled in the use of a personal computer, use of the Microsoft Suite, and using the World Wide Web for word processing and information gathering. Develop and implement strategies to market and promote the Commercial Vehicle Driving Program. Coordinate the delivery of adult education program instruction. Design instruction to achieve student learning outcomes as defined by the college and specific departments and programs. Conduct class meetings with professionalism and enthusiasm that promotes respect for the discipline and education. Use appropriate technologies and media to enhance learning. Maintain confidentiality of student records according to FERPA guidelines. Maintain necessary educational credentials and professional skills appropriate to the teaching assignment.  

Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law.  At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim.  Note:  Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission  

***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer *** 

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting. 

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.  Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, 

All persons are encouraged to apply. 

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.


This position is located at 320 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL. View the Google Map in full screen.