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| May 16, 2022

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with Jenifer Jones of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will Amy give details about a specific job each week, but she’ll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

TOPIC: Things NOT to Say in a Job Interview
HOT JOB: CDL Instructor
JOB #: T-202-12
How to Apply: APPLY DIRECT w/ RESUME to the employer by email ( or in person at:
American Professional Truck Driving School
8334 State Route 36
Gnadenhutten, Ohio  44629
Please mention OhioMeansJobs Stark or Tuscarawas when applying to this employer.

Worksite Location:  Gnadenhutten, Ohio

Number of Job Openings: 2

Job Description:  Will be responsible for professionally mentoring the next generation of commercial truck drivers by teaching them control and safety skills, best practices, and competence for a CDL license, so they can take pride in their work and put safety first. Training will include pre-trip inspections, backing and driving trucks.

Details: Both full-time and part-time positions available. Workdays are Monday through Friday; 8am to 4pm. Company will accept a trainee and provide on-the-job training. No benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: To be qualified for this position, applicants must possess:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current Ohio Class A CDL driver’s license.
  • Five years licensed driving experience preferred with at least three years as a commercial driver license holder with a clean driving record.
  • Must be able and willing to attain an instructor license from the State of Ohio.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate and provide training to others.
  • Must have the intellectual and leadership abilities needed to provide instruction on the full pre-trip inspection, basic control skills and over-the-road training to students.
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to work with students, including non-traditional learners, coworkers, and administrators as a team member.
  • History of strong work record and good job attendance.
  • Must be physically able to perform the job duties such as climbing, extensive walking, frequent stooping, repetitive movements, and medium lifting up to 50 lbs.

Pre-Employment Testing: Criminal Background Check, Driving Records Check, Drug Testing, Physical Examination

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