Bus Driver - Duval County

Ymca Of Florida's First Coast Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

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Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job-you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

If you are a person who wants more than just a job, who wants your efforts to have an impact on your community and who wants to work in a welcoming and positive environment, then you are someone we'd like to work with us. Join us!

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides safe and timely transportation to and from program sites while maintaining a supportive and positive atmosphere. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.

School Year: Weekdays, 1:00p- 3:00p. 8 Hours per week.

A Bus Attendant will be present during all routes to manage the children on the bus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Transports children to and from site, following a preplanned route according to time schedule.

  • Drives bus safely according to YMCA policies and procedures and state laws.

  • Assumes responsibility for safety of children in loading, unloading and transporting them to and from their desired location.

  • Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day and records all information. Monitors gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms. Cleans out bus each day.

  • Promotes safety at all times by keeping first aid supplies fully stocked.

  • Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed.

  • Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.

  • Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Values: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Inclusion: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others. Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Decision-Making: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Emotional Maturity: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma required.

  • At Least 21 years of age.

  • Minimum one year work experience as a driver and a clear driving record.

  • Ability to attend and pass CDL license training.

  • Knowledge of the rules/guidelines related to commercial passenger vehicles (bus).

  • Certifications required prior to first day: CPR and First Aid.

  • Desire and ability to work with children.

  • Track record of building relationships with staff, volunteers, and parents.

  • Must pass a Level 2 Background Screening. Level 2 is a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to safely drive a bus for long periods of time.

  • Ability to respond to emergency situations.

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Bus Driver - Duval County

Ymca Of Florida's First Coast