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CDL School Instructor Phoenix, AZ

Knight Transportation

This is a Full-time position in Scottsdale, AZ posted May 14, 2022.

Work with the Industry Leader!
Do you at least 2 years of CDL Driving experience?
Join our Knight Family and utilize your driving experience to help coach and train a new generation of drivers!
What we offer:
Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
Potential bonus pay based on company performance.
Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities.
Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:401(K) Employee Match
Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Debt Free Education for Self and Dependent
Qualifications: What you need to bring
Two years’ truck driving experience.
Must be able to qualify as a CDL driver by meeting company requirements including, but not limited to:
Must have fewer than 3 moving violations within a 5 year period (no more than 1 within 12 months).
Must have fewer than 2 suspensions within 3yrs (this excludes child support).
Must have no history of a DUI or DWI within the last 5yrs or 1 within the last 15yrs.
Must have fewer than 2 preventable accidents within 5 yrs.
Must be able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) road test.
Must have appropriate state certification as a CDL Examiner if tasked with administering exams.
HSD or equivalent required.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions.
Must be able to handle changing priorities.
Must possess exceptional communication skills.
Must be self-motivated.
Must engage in on going education relating to teaching skills as part of faculty improvement to maintain post-secondary education requirements of the state in which the Academy is licensed.
Must maintain Professional Truck driver Institute (PTDI) and Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) standards and complete a minimum of two American Association for Vocational School modules annually.
Job Responsibilities: What you will do
As a CDL driver instructor, you are a key contributor to training this nation’s next generation of drivers.
Deliver hands-on training related to performing safety inspections of the truck and trailer, backing up, navigating turns, and driving in all types of traffic and road conditions.
Ensure student drivers know how to perform well when driving on upgrades and downgrades including starting and stopping activities.
Teach student drivers basic knowledge when dealing with situations such as intersections, urban/rural sections, expressways, bridge underpasses, etc.
Effectively and efficiently resolve student issues.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere
Act and communicate in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.
Perform additional duties as assigned by leadership.
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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