driving instructor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Professional, attentive, and highly motivated with the ability to complete tasks and provide positive direction and instruction. Ability to adapt to business and customer needs with a proven history of dedication to safety.

  • Professional
  • Leadership
  • Traffic law expertise
  • Roadside safety instruction
  • DOT regulations
  • Verbal and writing communication
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Audits
Work History
Driving Instructor, 05/2018 - 02/2019
Coastline Academy Oakland, CA,
  • Retained current and thorough knowledge of state driving laws and regulations.
  • Moved vehicle to assigned location and checked and inspected vehicle components to maximize safety.
  • Designed routes and set practice skills to challenge student drivers and build behind-the-wheel confidence.
  • Offered timely commands to assist student driver in steering or braking to avoid accidents.
  • Verified proper use of safety restraints by vehicle occupants to comply with California law.
  • Evaluated student performance and documented progress and goals.
  • Supported student drivers in hands-on road training.
  • Scheduled routine maintenance and washed, cleaned and properly fueled vehicle to adhere to established rules and regulations.
  • Created and implemented written and oral assessments.
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding instruction and student learning success.
  • Worked closely with students and parents to increase positive feedback from parents and boost overall student success.
Sergeant, 01/2015 - 06/2017
State Of Washington Olympia, WA,
  • Managed numerous emergency scenes until conclusion and order was restored.
  • Maintained confidentiality of personnel investigations.
  • Interacted with employee unions to resolve conflicts.
  • Accompanied Officers during shifts to evaluate performance and resolve any incorrect behaviors.
  • Managed team of 10 employees at the area office, including establishing and enforcing performance policies.
  • Delivered expert courtroom testimony to support criminal cases.
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost efficiency and public trust in officers.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important safety considerations such as properties to check and individuals / vehicles of note in local areas.
  • Oversaw numerous criminal investigations each year, specializing in driving under-the-influence and manslaughter cases.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by officers to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at successful prosecution of criminal cases.
  • Audited inventory of safety equipment and weapons to ensure mission safety compliance.
  • Monitored department databases for new reports and reviewed or approved findings.
  • Led law enforcement training on various topics, including weapons, deadly force and hazardous materials handling.
  • Developed, implemented and controlled emergency response training, drills and overall plans.
  • Organized and carried out regular inspections and oversaw surveillance recordings to safeguard data.
  • Maintained accountability and oversight of departmental equipment and supplies.
  • Managed employee scheduling, evaluations and overtime details.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders at public events and personal meetings to discuss ways to improve traffic safety.
  • Monitored alarms and responded to issues involving State of California facilities.
  • Frequently patrolled routes to ensure public safety.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents and accidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Dispensed tickets to offenders for traffic and criminal offenses.
  • Boosted staff productivity and performance by coordinating disciplinary and motivational approaches.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in traffic related matters.
  • Provided oversight of background investigations and arrests for violations of various laws.
  • Inspected and assessed weapons and vehicles on a monthly basis to detect maintenance needs.
  • Served active subpoenas to officers.
  • Delivered staff training on hazardous materials response strategies while working to enhance morale and support overall safety.
  • Conducted Monthly and quarterly audits.
  • Conducted annual chapter inspections.
  • Administered first aid.
Officer, 04/2011 - 12/2014
Geo Group Inc. Allentown, PA,

As an officer, I had numerous responsibilities that contributed to the reduction of loss of life and property. I fulfilled the CHP's motto of Safety, Security, and Service by responding to requests for service.

Some of my responsibilities included but were not limited to: investigating traffic collisions and crimes as assigned and encountered; crimes relating to DUI and auto theft; responding to requests for service, such as traffic problems, directing traffic, issuing citations for various criminal and traffic offenses; assisting allied agencies; provided first aid (E.M.T.) and assisting the public in general,

I have worked in several offices in southern California, starting with Santa Fe Springs (Los Angeles County), El Cajon, Oceanside, El Cajon, San Onofre Inspection Facility, and San Diego (San Diego County). As a CHP Officer, I was required to work independently with minimal supervision. I have worked from my home as a Resident Post officer which required certain nights of the month to be on-call with the ability to respond to incidents at a moments notice.

Some of my training includes but is not limited to: Commercial Vehicle Enforcement; Hazardous Materials Response and enforcement; Instructing department personnel throughout Southern California on new laws and legislative updates; provide instruction on Hazardous Materials response to officers and Hazardous Materials Incident Command to Supervisors and Management staff.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1984
Holtville High School - Holtville, CA
Status -
: General Studies, Expected in
Imperial Valley College - Imperial, CA
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School Attended

  • Holtville High School
  • Imperial Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Driving Instructor
  • Sergeant
  • Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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