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Semi-Truck & Trailer Driving Instructor

Job Overview:

KLLM Driving Academy
Semi-Truck & Trailer Driving Instructor

KLLM Transport Services is seeking qualified instructors to train prospective students at our Driving Academy in Jackson, MS. Prospective instructors will be trained to teach Driving Academy students for Over the Road (OTR) driving.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide semi-truck and trailer instruction/training in the Driving Academy Program
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule (rotational Saturdays mandatory)
  • Ability to teach classroom theory and provide hands-on “driver operation” instruction
  • Ability to monitor/document student performance, evaluate driving knowledge, and document training records
  • Follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives
  • Provide assistance and instruction to students on training related matters, equipment, and resources
  • Plan, develop, evaluate, and upgrade competency-based vocational training curriculum as necessary
  • Ability to manage and motivate students under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Qualifications:

  • Meet all minimum employment standard requirements for KLLM Transport Services
  • Possess a minimum of 3-years recent driving history, with verifiable OTR tractor/trailer experience (non-negotiable)
  • Current Class A Commercial Driver’s License required
  • Pass DOT drug screening and physical
  • High School Diploma or verified equivalent (non-negotiable)
  • Proven excellence in semi-truck and trailer safety (MVR verification)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision making skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in in-climate weather conditions, for extended periods
  • Ability to apply principles and standard industry semi-truck and trailer practices specific to driving instruction
  • Ability to effectively supervise and train students
  • Ability to administer instructional strategies and techniques of subject matter and course content
  • Selection, use, and evaluation of instructional materials and equipment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Basic computer data entry skills

BENEFITS:

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance offered
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company matching funds
  • Home every night

About KLLM Transport Services

For more than 50 years, KLLM has been transporting perishable commodities for satisfied customers throughout the country. KLLM offers Over-The-Road, Regional, Dedicated, and Intermodal temperature-controlled services throughout the United States and with service into and out of Mexico. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. While KLLM promotes a drug-free workplace, we no longer include marijuana in our comprehensive pre-employment drug screening program for any positions not regulated by the Department of Transportation. Impairment in the workplace is strictly prohibited and we will continue to test for all drugs and alcohol in compliance with our Reasonable Suspicion Policy.

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  • Location: Jackson, MS
    50 Mile Hiring Radius
  • Phone: 800-925-1000
  • Experience: None
  • Work Type: Full Time