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All YMCA staff and volunteers must complete a background screening. Know your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The YMCA is a Drug Free Work Place. Our program includes pre-employment, random, post-accident, and "for cause" testing.
The SKY Family YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.
The Bus Driver will be responsible for providing safe, reliable, courteous and efficient transportation service for our program participants. Transports children and staff to schools, field trips, and other locations as approved by the Director and provide supervision and direction to children.
Will appear clean, neat, and appropriately attired in accordance with the Association’s Policy on personal appearance
Will adhere to all policies as stated in the SKY Family YMCA Handbook
Exercises effective problem solving techniques, tackles issues directly and makes timely decisions based upon logical conclusions of factual information
Completes work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s job to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time
Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
Able to maintain confidentiality
Must be a self starter, with high energy and a positive attitude
Adhere to drug/alcohol/smoke free workplace policy
2+ years of experience transporting children highly desirable
Must possess a valid and active driver's license (Commercial Driver’s License required).
Ability to meet federal/state/company driving standards (may include license verification, drug testing and driver's test.
Must meet motor vehicle records clearance requirements.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Successfully meet the Association’s policies on background screening
Understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.
Be able to drive the vehicle safely.
Ability to communicate effectively with children, families and staff.
Must have compassion for and desire to work with children.
Must meet all health requirements as required by licensing and pass background checks.
Exemplifies appropriate behavior and is a role model for participants; actively listens to all children and shows patience, understanding, and respect for others.
Instructs and guides participants through the rules of riding the bus and ensures adherence; disciplines children within established guidelines of the YMCA and parent, and only when appropriate.
Immediately reports all unusual incidents or accidents to the Transportation Coordinator
All other duties as required necessary.
CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
CDL License Required and additional; endorsements as required for vehicle size
High school Diploma or equivalent
CPR and First Aid Certification
Completion of Redwoods Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training
Completion of Redwoods Blood Borne Pathogens training
Additional training classes as recommended by Supervisor
Excellent verbal and communication skills
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform a broad range of activities. Requires full range of motion, including manual and finger dexterity and hand and eye coordination. Requires corrected vision, speech, and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Extended standing, bending stooping and walking and have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.