Truck Driving Instructor

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Morristown is accepting applications for the position of a full time Truck Driving Instructor. The position is located at the Hawkins County Branch in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.

Application Submission and Review:

For consideration, qualified applicants who are interested should submit a detailed resumé, college transcripts, license/certificates, and TCAT Morristown employment application including, qualifications and salary requirements before the close of business Monday, October 17, 2022. Employment applications are available at the Morristown campus and on our website at

Application documents should be submitted to:

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Morristown
Attention: Melissa Johnson-Human Resources
821 West Louise Avenue
Morristown TN  37813

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Morristown, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must hold a valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) in Tennessee.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience as over-the-road driver with exemplary record.
  • Must possess excellent planning, organizational, and communication skills for the effective transfer of knowledge and skills to students for job placement in the field.
  • Must possess computer skills necessary to be an effective instructor.
  • Must be willing to remain current in the field.
  • Must be willing to learn and use individualized instructional techniques.
  • Must have excellent professional ethics.
  • Show evidence of good character, organizational skills, and mature attitude.


  • The Truck Driving Instructor is responsible for teaching all phases of the program to include safety regulations; CDL regulations, traffic laws, road atlas and highway routes; instruments and cab controls; engine and air brake systems, adverse weather condition driving techniques; hazardous materials transportation; clutch, gear, and transmission patterns; coupling and uncoupling trailers, obstacle course and backing procedures; defensive driving; and over-the-road driving experiences. 
  • Assist in recruitment and job placement of students.
  • Monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress.
  • Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.
  • Maintain good public relations with region employers.
  • Promote the Truck Driving program to regional employers and prospective students.
  • Maintain an active program advisory committee.

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, education, and in accordance with the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.