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SCHOOL AGE SERVICES - Afterschool Bus Driver

at YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 29502630453_35742076643
Categories: Drivers
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Job Description

$250 sign on bonus PLUS $250 Commitment Incentive for those applicants who are hired and stay with us for 90 days!

The YMCA is currently taking applications for friendly and responsible bus drivers. Incumbent is responsible for safely transporting program participants to and from program activities and after school sites and will conduct maintenance inspection and complete maintenance checklist daily before vehicle leaves YMCA; must test brakes in the parking lot before vehicle enters public roadways; must visually monitor gauges while vehicle is operating; must report any problem with vehicle to supervisor; must comply with YMCA Vehicle Safety Rules at all times and follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies; must adhere to route schedule as planned by supervisor; must provide positive role model for children in consistent personal use of seat belts/shoulder harness; must maintain clean and safe interior of vehicle by promptly disposing of trash, cleaning up spills, etc.; must conduct weekly inspection of first aid kit and fire extinguisher located in vehicle; must assist counselors in ensuring well-being of children through enforcement of safety rules; i.e., children are to be seated at all times while the vehicle is in motion; children may not extend arms, heads, or legs through open windows when the vehicle is in motion; adults are to be seated next to doors; must physically assist and visually monitor children while boarding/de-boarding vehicle; will conduct attendance check upon departure and arrival at each stop; must deliver children into cognizance of designated adult at site; will share any significant information about individual children with site director/counselor. Bus drivers will work approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Requirements

Basic Requirements for Drivers of YMCA Owned, Leased, or Rented Vehicles:

Must be at least 21 years of age with

2 or more years of licensed driving experience prior to this application
Must have a valid license to operate the type and class of vehicle they will be permitted to drive, e.g. CDL with proper endorsements
Must not have any restrictions that would prevent them from legally or safely operating the assigned vehicle
Must relate well to elementary school age children
Must be able to complete Child Abuse Awareness and all other required trainings.
Must provide safe and clean transportation for YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas program participants.

Additional Requirements of CDL Drivers:

Must have a current physical (provided by Concentra) within the last 12 months

Must have a current and unrestricted CDL
Must have at least 1 year of licensed (continuous) driving of at least a 66 passenger bus
Bus drivers are subject to drug and alcohol testing under federal Department of Transportation rules.