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POSITION DESCRIPTION

CDL Trainer (Contractor)

 

 

Title: CDL Trainer FLSA: CONTRACTOR
Department: Workforce Development

 

Primary Function

Under the direction of the Director of Workforce Development, the CDL Trainer is responsible for delivering driver training in compliance with Federal and State regulations, maintaining accurate records of all activity, and fostering an encouraging learning environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct driver-facing training in classroom, one-on-one, and virtually if necessary
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, i.e., role-playing, simulations, team exercise, group discussions, and videos
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, class completions, evaluations, and coaching sessions in the appropriate systems
  • Perform safety-related functions including, but not limited to, accident reviews and skills and behavior assessments
  • Include course work to cover quarter training, backing, injury prevention, and pre- and post-trip inspection
  • Coach/Counsel drivers in collaboration with Operations and Safety for violations of DOT Regulations, FMCSR, and safety standards
  • Obtain and organize procedure manuals, guides, or course materials such as handouts or visual materials
  • Maintain all classroom technology and equipment including, but not limited to, computers, projectors, screens, etc.

Required Skills.

  • Ability to train, coach, and evaluate knowledge and skills
  • Strong presentation and classroom instruction, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to maintain an appropriate professional presence
  • Must have a Class-A CDL

 

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of federal and state traffic laws
  • Skilled in operating an articulated vehicle and trailer up to 53’
  • Commercial Driving: 2 years
  • Driver Training: 1 year

 

Nonessential:

N/A.

 

Interaction:

This position requires the individual to work closely with the Workforce Development staff. The trainer must possess great attention to detail and have strong organizational skills. This individual must understand, maintain, and uphold the mission and vision of the Chicago Urban League.

Other

  • N/A

 

 

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