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Driver's Education Instructor

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Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 46694
Facility: Tongue Point Job Corps Center

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Pay: $44,200, FT Exempt

Schedule: M-F, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Academic Instructor – Driver’s Education:
Our Driver's Education teacher will conduct classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction to prepare students, ages 16-24, to take and successfully pass the Driver Knowledge Test and/or the Safe Driving Practices Test for the State of Oregon or Washington, to obtain a learner’s permit or driver’s license. Prepare required documentation and data entry using Center Information System (CIS) and maintain progress and attendance reports. Maintain an organized, clean training environment conducive to learning.

Job Requirements:
Valid Oregon teaching certificate or completion of a driver education instructor program, or law enforcement experience.  Knowledge of rules, regulations, and traffic laws; and one year related experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.


MTC offers an excellent benefits package: three weeks paid vacation, two weeks paid sick leave and eleven paid holidays for full-time employees and pro-rated for part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week. Fidelity 401(k) Retirement Plan, with fully vested company match after one full year. Medical and dental insurance, company-paid life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program for employees and their immediate family. Employees can elect to purchase short-term disability, dependent life, and additional employee life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance. VOYA critical illness, accident, and hospital insurance plans are also available.

About Tongue Point:
Tongue Point Job Corps Center is operated by Management & Training Corporation (MTC) for the U.S. Department of Labor. Located at the mouth of the Columbia River, the Center is one of the five largest employers in Clatsop County. Our staff teach 473 youth, ages 16-24, the academic, technical training, employability, and social skills they need to become prepared for successful careers. A Job Corps campus is like a mini-city. It has dormitories, classrooms, a dining hall, and recreational and medical facilities. Training is open entry, open exit and can last up to two years. Students work at their own pace, guided by academic and career training instructors who are committed to their success.

Tongue Point offers students training in 15 vocations: building construction technology, carpentry, cement masonry, computer service technology, culinary, dental assisting, electrical, glazing, medical assisting, office administration, painting, plastering, welding, and seamanship. We are the only Job Corps Center in the nation with a seamanship program, and seamanship is the Center's largest vocation with 120 students.

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