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CDL Instructor

Posted on: September 19, 2022
Human Resources Manager

Website Sisseton Wahpeton College

TITLE:                                  CDL Instructor

REPORTS TO:                     Dean of Academics

SALARY:                              $38,000 – $49,581

TOUR OF DUTY:                Nine (9) Months with potential Summer Contract                

SUPERVISES:                      None



Provides quality training to produce skilled drivers to safely operate commercial vehicles and meet industry workforce needs. Perform duties related to delivering the appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to obtain their commercial drivers permit/license. Requires strong training skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work harmoniously with all levels of personnel.



·         Prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences

·         Communicate clear objective for all learning activities

·         Use relevant technology to support instruction

·         Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development

·         Conducts theoretical and initial and technical training classes for commercial vehicles, providing theory, simulation and practical applications for commercial motor vehicles

·         Uses established training materials to present formal class training exercises and lab work to students

·         Provides training in policy, procedures in compliance with all local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws.

·         Uses established training materials to present training exercises and practice in preparing students to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle.

·         Provides hands-on training in advanced applications, training and testing preparations in vehicle inspection, skills/maneuvers, range and road driving skills required to meet and/or exceed requirements needed to successfully pass the South Dakota State Commercial Driver’s Test.



·         A high school diploma or GED



·         Must hold a valid class of CDL

·         Minimum of two (2) years of experience driving a commercial motor vehicle requiring the CDL; or

·         Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a behind-the-wheel commercial motor vehicle instructor.

·         Ability to pass a background check.

To apply for this job please visit www.swcollege.edu.