Jun 21, 2022

4WD and Motorcycle Instructor/Mechanic

  • JAARS, Inc.
Full time Automotive General Labor Mission Nonprofit Training

Job Description

Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE 1.000

Position Summary
The JAARS Land Transportation Department offers a 4WD safety and recovery course, along with a motorcycle off-road basic skills and maintenance course for those preparing to go overseas and for nationals in overseas locations. We also maintain our own off-road training course that offers students practical application here on the campus.
The instructor will conduct the motorcycle and 4WD training courses in accordance with approved curricula at JAARS, overseas branches, area locations and will possibly assist branch mechanics with vehicle or motorcycle repairs.

Position Responsibilities

Instruct students at JAARS and overseas in maintenance, safety and operation of vehicles and motorcycles
Present a real-world perspective by providing hands-on vehicle training while teaching safe driving techniques
Flexible in work hours and availability due to when courses are offered
Perform ongoing training for national members, employees and private operators
Occasional overseas travel required (2-3 times a year likely but more possibly)
Motorcycle instructor and mechanic both overseas and at JAARS
Maintain and repair training vehicles and JAARS center vehicles as needed
Maintain polite and professional communication by phone, email and in person
Motorcycle Instructor

Position Requirements
A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
Must be able to work in the US and overseas
Good communication skills, preferably someone bilingual, ideally French-speaking
Aptitude to successfully transfer a working knowledge of safe off-road driving techniques and motorcycle driving techniques
Self-motivated and able to work with little to no supervision
Good mechanical skills to complete most vehicle and motorcycle maintenance repairs
Attentive to details
Teaching experience critical, off road driving experience desirable

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