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Instructional Aide – Truck Driving

Instructional Aide – Truck Driving

Posting Date: 
Job ID: 
Support Staff
# of Openings: 
J.J. Keller Transportation Center - Appleton
Hours Per Week: 
Weeks Per Year: 
Work Schedule: 
6:30AM - 5:00PM Monday - Thursday. Flexibility in schedule may be required.
Labor Grade/Zone: D3 - $23.44 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: 
March 2018
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate: 
Based upon the applicable compensation structure
Posting Duration: 
Position will be posted for a minimum of five days and will remain open until the needs of the position are met
Shift Differential: 

More information about this job

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

This position provides instructional aide support to Truck Driving program, Decision Driving and Partnership programs.

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions


Essential Job Functions


  1. Monitor and instruct students in the Truck Driving, WDDC and Partnership Programs.
  2. Schedule and administer student road evaluations.
  3. Train and develop students with little or no experience in pre/post trip inspections, shifting, coupling/uncoupling trailers, driving the semi, and other hands-on activities involving the vehicle.
  4. Determine the student’s ability to safely operate commercial motor vehicles on the driving ranges and on public roadways, monitor their progress, and provide feedback to the students.
  5. Participate as an active team member in Truck Driving, WDDC, and Partnership programs.
  6. Provide instruction in emergency driving and skid control techniques as required by the Decision
  7. Driving workshop curriculum.
  8. Serve as a liaison with the Diesel and Automotive Departments to ensure all equipment is operational for Truck Driving, WDDC, and Partnership programs.
  9. Meet all aspects of properly maintaining the Truck Driving and WDDC driving facility and ranges.
  10. Administer Third Party road tests as a Commercial Driver’s License Examiner.
  11. Monitor truck driving safety bay to ensure proper usage and cleanliness of facility, parking of units, organization and inventory of items and ensure all program equipment is stored properly.
  12. Direct student activity to ensure that the instructional equipment and bay area are kept clean.


Secondary Job Functions


  1. Snow removal during winter months.
  2. Painting of traffic lines on Truck Driving/WDDC driving ranges.


Qualifications, Training and Experience


  1. Technical Diploma or Associate Degree in Transportation, AND          
  2. Three years of related experience, OR          
  3. An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience.
  4. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.          

Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics


  1. Demonstrate ethical conduct in all aspects of the work environment.
  2. Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with internal and external customers.
  3. Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as good listening skills.
  4. Ability to identify needed action without continual direction.
  5. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.
  6. Neatness in work and appearance.
  7. Demonstrate a positive attitude, maturity, initiative and integrity with a professional image contributing to the success of the college.
  8. Work effectively in a team environment.
  9. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  11. Accept responsibility for professional growth.
  12. Dependable, punctual, and commitment to following through on tasks.
  13. Flexibility in work schedule is required.

Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

403B and 457 Retirement Plans, Bereavement Leave, Dental Insurance, Emergency Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, Flexible Spending Account, Group Legal Benefits, Health Insurance or if applicable Cash Option Plan, Health Savings Account, Long Term Disability Insurance, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Pet Health Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Sick Leave, Spousal and Child Life Insurance, Supplemental Employee Life Insurance, Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program, Wisconsin Retirement System Pension Benefit (plan eligibility requirements apply)