Bus Driver

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787274
    • 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: August 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

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

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-Exempt

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

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

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 Gmail 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
  • 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:

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

In accordance with federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.