Commercial Truck Driving Lead Trainer

Scott Community College is seeking a full-time Commercial Truck Driving Lead Trainer.

Position Title:

Commercial Truck Driving Lead Trainer

Reporting Relationship:

Commercial Truck Driving Program Manager

Position Summary:

The Truck Driving Program Lead Trainer supports the program by assisting the Program Manager in all facets of training including classroom, simulations, and over-the-road driving.  The Lead Trainer oversees operations on the driving range to ensure program compliance and safety for all trainers and students. 


$50K - $55K, plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency required.  Current Iowa or Illinois Class A CDL with X endorsement required.  Five years’ tractor-trailer over-the-road driving experience, knowledge of current state and federal regulations relating to the trucking industry, and instructional experience preferred.  Ability to read and comprehend varied and extensive written documents, regulations, and reference material. Clear understanding of FMCSA regulation Part 380.  Must meet all standards under FMCSR Part 391 (Qualifications of Drivers) and Part 382 (Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use & Testing). Working knowledge of Microsoft office, outlook, and excel.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Work with Program Manager to expand program and meet industry need for trained drivers.
  2. Maintain accurate student attendance and progress records.
  3. Coordinate and plan for daily instruction, ensuring proper utilization of equipment.
  4. Present instruction in a professional, timely and accurate manner consistent with EICC training policies and procedures.
  5. Able to instruct, supervise and monitor student actions in all phases of training and ensure compliance with program policy.
  6. Complete training and certification to perform Iowa CDL skills testing as required by DOT.
  7. Document any student problems or issues.
  8. Serve as a mentor to students and trainers.
  9. Participate in professional organizations and attend meetings.
  10. Counsel and instruct students in a professional manner.
  11. Proficient in the operation of over-the-road, diesel–powered Class A and B commercial vehicles.
  12. Prioritize workload and maintain organized records.
  13. Exemplify a strong value for safety and patience.
  14. Meet and confer with individuals and groups concerning a variety of subjects including confidential matters.
  15. Perform duties and assume responsibilities as required to accomplish the essential job functions as directed by the Program Manager.
  16. Committed to providing quality service that meets or exceeds the expectations of internal and external customers.


Requires lifting, handling and carrying such articles as books, getting in and out of equipment understand manuals, files, chains, binders and equipment utilized in the instruction of commercial vehicle operator. Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Review of applications will begin November 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.  For consideration please complete online application and send resume and cover letter to e-mail  

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: