Bismarck State College

Commercial Driver License Trainer

Bismarck, North Dakota
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Nov 28, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Position Information


Is directly accountable and responsible to the TrainND Manager - Business Learning and Performance Consultative Sales.

  1. Responsible for overseeing and teaching the CDL courses, which include theory instruction, the CDL simulators and ride-along with the student(s) driving a tractor trailer.
  2. Responsible for helping students schedule testing dates with NDDOT.
  3. Responsible for coordinating the maintenance and repair of BSC CDL tractor and trailer with the approval of TrainND manager.


General CDL support duties - 90%
  1. Responsible for driving with the CE CDL students in the tractor trailer.
  2. Responsible for the driving simulator training for the CE CDL students.
  3. Provides instruction to prepare students for the North Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) Class A test, pre-trip inspection and road test.
  4. Ensures the trucks are safe, clean and well-maintained.
  5. Demonstrates behind the wheel techniques, driving skills and rides with students for behind the wheel training.
  6. Ensures safety procedures are followed at all times.
  7. Reports student issues to the Training Manager by following proper procedures (i.e. student conduct concerns, etc.)

Miscellaneous duties - 10%
  1. Supports innovation, creativity and ideas to improve/enhance processes, functions, etc. in the department and as a whole for the college.
  2. Provide other training for industry classes based on demand and instructor expertise.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned or required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Continuously - 66-100% - Use hands dexterously, talk or hear.
  • Frequently - 34-65% - Stand, walk, or sit.
  • Occasionally - 1-33% - Reach with hands and arms, stoop/kneel/crouch or crawl, climb or balance, or lift up to 25 pounds.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and for determining job performance.


Band: 4000 - Technical and Paraprofessional

Sub Band: 4400 - Educational Services Technical/Paraprofessional

Family: 4405 - Educational Services Technical/Paraprofessional

Term: 12 months

Status: Full-time Regular (100%), Nonexempt


COMPENSATION: $56,000 + based on directly related experience. May be eligible for a salary increase after six months. Paid health insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount. Click here for full employee benefits.

Required Competencies

  1. Requires appropriate associate degree or four years of related experience.
  2. Valid Class A commercial driver license (CDL).
  3. Knowledge of state and federal CDL regulations.
  4. Excellent organizational skills and work ethic.
  5. Good interpersonal skills and common courtesy with students, employees and the public.
  6. Good working knowledge of computer software programs (i.e., Microsoft Office, e-mail - Outlook, electronic calendar - Oracle, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Class A driving experience.
  2. Prior teaching and/or training experience.

Applicant Materials Required

CLOSING DATE: 11/6/2020


To be considered by the search committee thoroughly complete the application and upload the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Additional Information

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Bismarck State College does not provide sponsorships. BSC is an E-Verify Employer.

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 224-5531. This position requires a criminal history record check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Human Resources*Meadowlark Building*PO Box 5587*1700 Schafer St.*Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

701-224-5531*800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

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