Commercial Vehicle Operations Instructor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Thibodaux, LA
Categories: Academic Affairs

College: Fletcher

Department: Academic Affairs & Initiatives

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Faculty 12 month


Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Instruct in classroom setting practices, rules, theory, etc. that adheres to state and federal standards for Commercial Vehicle Operators (CVO). Duties include, but are not limited to:

- Utilize innovative, effective, and equitable teaching techniques
- Follow course syllabi and outlines
- Maintain time on task
- Receive favorable student evaluations of instruction
- Maintain teaching load practiced by college
- Meet deadlines related to this function

• Train students in:

- Pre-trip inspections
- Backing skills
- On The Road (OTR) driver training

• Assist with CVO equipment maintenance and minor repairs

• Assist with CVO program specific documentation

• Participate in recruitment activities, i.e. career fairs, open houses, etc.

• Help maintain program accreditation/certification or program licensure requirements

• Provide service to the college that may include some or all of the following activities:

- Sponsor student organizations
- Serve on or chair committees
- Conduct or coordinate teaching consultant activities
- Facilitate workshops
- Teach continuing education or customized industry courses
- Provide routine equipment maintenance
- Initiate and write new program proposals

• Provide service to the community that may include:

- Participate in health fairs
- Participate in charity or community activities
- Participate in community organizations, i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Lions Club, Boy Scouts, 4-H Club, etc.

• Participate in professional development activities that may include:

- Complete coursework or degrees
- Membership in professional organizations
- Serve on a board or in an office of a professional association
- Present a paper or facilitate a workshop at a professional conference
- Participate in a Leadership Academy
- Serve on an external institutional or program accreditation team
- Participate in industry visits
- Exemplify leadership role on Fletcher or LCTCS Committees, Faculty Council, etc.

• Other related duties as assigned


Required Education: High school or equivalent


Required Experience: 

• CDL Class A
- 2 years consistently without any breaks
- OTR experience preferable
• Must be able to meet and maintain state licensing requirements
• Able to pass DOT physical and drug screen


Required Licenses or Certifications: 

• CDL Class A
- Willing to obtain additional endorsements if required
- Must meet State of Louisiana Third Party Examiner qualifications
• No more than two (2) moving violations in last 12 months
• No more than three (3) violations in the last 24 months


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.


About Us (Click here to learn about Fletcher)

The Schriever, Houma, Thibodaux community is famous for its Cajun food and music, charter boat fishing, swamps, and dance halls. Also, it is well known for its birding trails, an exotic wildlife park, museums, Mardi Gras celebrations, medical facilities and more. The area is designated a retirement community and offers diversity and a rich culture. Residents take pride in their properties and that curb appeal adds to the richness of the community.


Fletcher Technical Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, this Educational Agency upholds the following policy: Fletcher Technical Community College campuses assure equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, religion, qualified disability, marital status, veteran’s status, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation in its hiring or employment practices or in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of its operations. Each campus welcomes handicapped individuals and has made buildings accessible to them. Faculty and staff demonstrate success in working with diverse populations and demonstrate experience in a variety of teaching methods.


Title IX Coordinator:

Angie Pellegrin, Executive Director of Title IX & Equity Initiatives


1407 Highway 311

Schriever, LA  70395


Campuses are located in Schriever, Houma and Thibodaux, 1 hour southwest of New Orleans.













If you have any questions, please contact us at or 985-448-7901.

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