Bus Driver

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-716590
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 27, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

JOB OBJECTIVE:

Bus Driver will use agency’s school bus to safely transport youth and staff to various locations across New York City.

HOURS PER WEEK: E Non-Exempt

  • Full Time
  • Regular hours entail Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Must be available to work afternoons, evenings and weekends (when needed)

FUNCTIONS:

  • Safely transport passengers via school bus
  • Assist passengers in the loading and unloading process
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle
  • Promptly report delays and accidents to supervisor
  • Report any inappropriate activities or behaviors that may occur while transporting children
    • Perform pre/post vehicle inspections. Checks for fluid leaks, blown bulbs, tire wear and low pressure. Immediately report damage to supervisor
    • Consistently check all fluid levels when fueling vehicle
    • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
    • Perform other duties as requested by the Chief Executive Officer

Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Valid NYS CDL License (A, B or C/N1 with passenger endorsement) required. School Bus endorsement preferred
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required. Willingness and ability to drive a car or van within the 5 boroughs of New York City, and across the nation
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This involves sitting for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sit in and/or drive a vehicle up to several hours as needed for transportation
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

Benefits

 

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.