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CDL-C Passenger Vehicle Instructor




Commensurate with credentials and experience

Description of Duties

The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Canton has an immediate opening for a part-time classroom and driving CDL-C bus driver instructor. Hours will vary depending upon student enrollment. Behind the wheel (BTW) road instruction will occur during day sessions Monday-Friday. Occasional weeknight sessions will be scheduled to conduct lecture periods.

Demonstrate assigned driving operations for students on a regular basis. Oversee the safe operation and use of equipment when being used by students.  Supervise all assigned trainees and complete the necessary documentation for each person, such as student attendance forms and training records. Provide in-person instruction to students in the following areas: Full Pre-Trip Inspections, Basic Control Skills and Road Driving.


Required Qualifications

At the time of application, candidate must:

  • Possess a Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-C) with proper endorsements (Air Brakes & Passenger)
  • Have been licensed at least 18 months in the class of bus you will be training students
  • Clean driving record (Cannot have accumulated seven or more points within an 18-month period)

Possess the following Knowledge/Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of safe driving and all laws and regulations covering tractor-trailer interstate operations
  • Capable of demonstrating the curriculum subject matter for the students
  • Instructors must demonstrate an attitude that is favorable toward performance. Attitudes are assessed according to professionalism, respect, motivation, maturity and safety.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications

Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled

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SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.