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  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jun 30 2022 at 23:55 MST


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Technical Instructor


Job Location:

Address:  1135 N. 22nd Avenue,  Phoenix, AZ 85009

Posting Details:

This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

Salary: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 

The anticipated salary for this position is: $51,000.00

Grade: 20

Job Summary:

Our Technical Instructor position provides training for ADOT’s Maintenance, Construction, SLATE and Administration employees. The incumbent provides numerous statewide mandatory training classes promoting technical expertise, regulatory compliance and safe work practices reducing the dependence upon utilizing outside sources for these skills and competencies. The Technical Instructor aids ADOT in remaining in compliance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), additional Agency Traffic Control standards and current Traffic Control work practices.

The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, modify, maintain, improve/update and stay current on all curriculum. Modify lesson plans and course objectives as necessary to maintain current training. Develop training to meet new or changing requirements when needed.

  • Evaluate training programs and their impact.

  • Provide continuous technical assistance service and needs assessment to State employees.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Curriculum development to develop, update and evaluate technical training and coursework

  • Transportation safety, work zone certification and other related areas

  • Learning process, training strategies and training methods

  • Administrative and Management theory and practice

  • MUTCD, Agency Traffic Control standards and current Traffic Control work practices

  • Job requirements for Highway Construction, Highway Maintenance, SLATE and Administration Safety policies, procedures, OSHA standards and safe work practices

  • Certification and training matrix requirements


Skills in:

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills to deliver training, workshops, seminars, webinars and on-demand training to present technical information, concepts and standard work practices

  • Organizational and presentation skills

  • Classroom organization, problem solving and time management

  • Use of audio visual equipment


Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Evaluate and improve training programs, materials and courses

  • Effectively adapt and relate training to the audience and environment

  • Plan, organize and coordinate the execution of a training program

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, groups, and representative of other organizations

  • Become certified in and instructor qualified on additional curriculum

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

5 years of experience in the transportation industry.
Instruction design experience obtained through education and/or job experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position is contingent upon passing a physical examination and requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.


Mandatory participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is required.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.