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Driver Trainer (National Applicant Pool)

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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33592

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 12158
Functional Area:  Training; Transportation Safety
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in the US
Work Hours:  Non-standard work hours including evening and weekend travel

Position Summary


It’s an exciting time to join J. J. Keller’s Safe & Smart Driver Training team as a Driver Trainer and work with our valued customers! In these full-time, home-office based positions, you will provide driver training services to driver-trainees who are employed by our clients and their partners. Training will include classroom instruction, range training, road training and a road test, to drivers who are operating commercial motor vehicles.

If you have 1+ years of commercial driver training experience, including classroom and behind-the-wheel, and experience using electronic logging devices (ELD) and applications, then we invite you to join our Driver Training Applicant Pool!


Join a company recognized as a leader in the Transportation industry and do work that matters by helping to keep drivers, our roadways and businesses safe. #jjkdrivertraining



The Driver Trainer Applicant Pool is for those interested in being considered for upcoming opportunities with J. J. Keller as a Driver Trainer. To join our Driver Trainer Applicant Pool, simply click “Apply now” and submit your resume to our Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to you whenever we have a Driver Trainer job opening available in your region, as well as to occasionally share news about J. J. Keller.

How You'll Succeed at J. J. Keller

  • Conduct classroom training on DOT regulations, safe vehicle operation, and other topics related to the safe and effective operation of a Commercial Motor Vehicle. Administer tests to determine pass/fail.
  • Administer road tests to evaluate the driver’s ability to effectively and safely manage the vehicle in environments they will encounter on the job. Determine final pass/fail on driving skills.
  • Assist management with identifying and obtaining appropriate training locations (classroom, range, and behind-the-wheel), vehicles and other resources necessary for training. 
  • Work with support staff to ensure training materials and other resources are available and operational when needed. 
  • Provide feedback on training effectiveness and opportunities for improvement to training development staff.
  • Carry out responsibilities in a fair, ethical and non-discriminatory manner and ensure that staff follows these same guidelines. 
  • Manage expenses in line with departmental budgets and margin targets.
  • Enforce and support all company policies and procedures. Fully supports the company's commitment to safety and the environment and strives to maintain a clean, healthy and safe workplace.

The Skills & Background We're Seeking

  • 1+ year of commercial driver training experience, including classroom and behind-the-wheel.
  • Experience using electronic logging devices and applications.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Possess valid license for the type(s) of vehicles used in the training.
  • In-depth knowledge of Commercial Motor Vehicle regulations.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC and MS Office Suite.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Independent decision-making skills and good judgment.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) w/employer match & annual profit sharing
  • Quarterly bonus Gain Sharing program
  • 15+ days paid time off plus 8 paid company holidays
  • IT/Computer equipment provided

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in multiple environments, including office, classroom, and vehicle.  Work involves the operation of a commercial motor vehicle on a range and public roads.


Travel requirement:  Travel varies by location, but this position could experience approximately 50% - 70% travel, depending on area of residence.

Other Information


At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

Not the right role for you, but know someone who could be a great fit? Refer them to us through our Professional Referral Program and you will earn a cash payment if your referral is hired. Learn more here.

A Safe Environment During COVID-19:  At J. J. Keller, our purpose is to protect people - our clients and our associates. We use CDC-recommended best practices to ensure the healthiest workplace possible, and our Environment Health & Safety Team continuously monitors our pandemic protocols. During COVID-19, associates have given J. J. Keller high scores for keeping them informed and safe.

J. J. Keller provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, etc. The compensation range for this role in Colorado is $26.50 to $32.50. Compensation and benefits information for this position is being included in accordance with requirements of the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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