Employment Opportunities

Driving Instructor - (Whatcom County, WA)

Nelson Driving School, LLC has been teaching teens and adults how to drive for over 30 years.  We pride ourselves in teaching our future how to drive and giving them the skills and knowledge to be successful and safe drivers.

We have locations in Bellingham and Lynden.  We also have classrooms at Nooksack, Mt Baker, Blaine and Meridian High Schools.

We are looking for experienced and licensed instructors in the state of Washington.  We will train the right person. 

Our ideal candidate will:

Available to work days, nights and weekends depending on staffing needs
Have passion to help others
Enjoy driving
Have past experience working with youth
Adapt well to a changing environment
Be able to remain calm under stressful situations
Have experience teaching in a classroom setting
Have proficient computer and technical skills
Have public speaking experience
Have a background in public safety
Be able to work with minimal supervision
Be content with part-time employment

2-3 years customer service, teaching, training or equivalent combination of experience


Be punctual to all of your appointments
Basic computer experience
Available to work days, nights and weekends depending on staffing needs
You must have a valid Washington State driver's license
You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
You must have had a driver's license for at least 5 years
You must be at least 21 years of age
You must have a clean driving and criminal record for at least the last 5 years.
You will be required to do a pre-employment background check
You must be able to meet the Department of Licensing, licensing requirements.
Must be willing to pay for your own finger print, background check and DOL licensing fees (Approx $200)

What we offer:

Part-time 10-25 hours a week, more in summer when school is out
Training – 100 hours of training are required (60 hours of car training and 40 hours of classroom training) 

Training- 94 hours of required training is paid at minimum wage, the remaining 6 training hours will be unpaid and we do not charge trainee for training.
Nelson Driving School, LLC will provide you with all necessary training materials

Competitive wage- $15 to 22 per hour depending on experience

Interested?  Please fill out the application below and submit a resume to info@nelsondrivingschool.com 

We are currently hiring drive instructors! 

Nelson Driving School, LLC