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On-Call School Bus Driver - Head Start

  • ... Salem, Oregon, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 25.97 per hour
  • Posted on: May 07, 2024       Expires on: Jun 21, 2024

On-Call School Bus Driver - Head Start   

JOB TITLE:

On-Call School Bus Driver - Head Start

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Salem Oregon United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Join our Head Start team! The Head Start Bus Driver transports children, parents and staff for the program.
The Driver works as part of the site team to provide support in all aspects of the Head Start program.
This is an on-call position, working up to 19 hours per week.

Candidates must submit applications by 5/21/24 to be considered for first-round interviews.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Extensive experience in school bus driving may substitute for education requirements.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Driver qualifications are required for this position.
    Valid driver license, insured vehicle available for use on the job, and a satisfactory drive record for the previous three years are required
  • Current, valid Class 'B' Commercial Driver's License (CDL) permit with:
    • School Bus driver license endorsement ('S' Endorsement).
    • Passenger driver license endorsement ('P' Endorsement).
    • Successfully pass the DMV Air Brakes Knowledge test.
  • Registration with the Central Background Registry of the Child Care Division.
  • Oregon School Bus Driver's Certificate or ability to obtain.
  • Candidate must pass pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screenings.
  • Current Medical Examiner's Certificate Card or ability to obtain.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.
  • Candidate must pass pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screens.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Early Childhood Education experience preferred.
  • Ability to engage problem-solving techniques in order serve clients with maximum efficiency.
  • Basic computing skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Teams, Outlook, Excel), mapping, and video software.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish capabilities are preferred but not required.
    • To qualify as bilingual, staff must possess demonstrated abilities to speak, write, and read fluently in Spanish and English and pass a bilingual test.
      *Bilingual staff may receive a pay differential based on HS Program language needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

  • Transports passengers on program-related activities by the most direct route, safely, and efficiently.
  • Develop and maintain the quickest and safest bus route for assigned Head Start sites.
  • Keeps assigned vehicle clean and equipped for emergencies.
    Reports any malfunctions.
  • Transports children with disabilities safely and appropriately.
  • Complete pre-trip inspection of bus and immediately report any failed inspection points.
  • Monitors own licensing and training requirements and ensures that current and legal bus driving requirements are maintained at all times.
    This includes at least 8-hours per year for special training.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records within allotted time lines to include class rosters, routes, mileage (as assigned), absentee child tracking and others as assigned.
  • Reviews emergency and safety procedures with children on a regular basis.
  • Maintaining continuous work-related learning by attending regular and special program training events, degree and certificate programs, or comparable special studies by arrangement with the program administration, and by reading materials related to their field and specialties.
  • Provides safety training in classrooms.
  • Supports classroom team by providing break coverage, cleaning, or other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Required to frequently be able to reach and grip steering wheel; regularly required to climb or balance; occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to visually inspect bus.
  • Regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, ability to adjust focus and depth perception.
    Ability to be alert at all times while performing job.
  • Ability to remain calm and quickly evacuate children from the school bus in an emergency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Driving and vehicle inspections in all weather conditions.
  • Securing and transporting young children with varying abilities.
  • Moderate to frequent loud noises.
  • Multiple distractions from traffic, parents, bus riders and the public.

**Enrollment in the Central Background Registry is beneficial if you are even considering working with children in the State of Oregon, since it will be required before you can start a position.
Enrollment is free and it is recommended that you start now as the process can take time.
Start enrollment online at: oregonearlylearning.
com

MWVCAA is committed to promoting and achieving diversity, equity and inclusion with employees and with those we serve.
The agency strives to be an employer of choice with a vision for all people to be respected for their infinite worth, and supported to envision and reach a positive future.

MWVCAA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veterans, and people with disabilities or any other protected category.
We welcome all people to join us in achieving our Mission.
If you require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position, please notify a member of our team at (503) 585-6232.

**This is a partial list of essential duties and responsibilities.
To review the full job description, download below.

If you need ADA accommodations to apply for MWVCAA job openings, please contact Human Resources at HR@mwvcaa.
org
or call 503-585-6232 to ask for a HR Team Member.

Position Details

POSTED:

May 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

25.97 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1715661006-2dcb2b55b8f4b0f28868ab361af92b31

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Salem

Job Origin:

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Join our Head Start team! The Head Start Bus Driver transports children, parents and staff for the program. The Driver works as part of the site team to provide support in all aspects of the Head Start program. This is an on-call position, working up to 19 hours per week.

Candidates must submit applications by 5/21/24 to be considered for first-round interviews.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Extensive experience in school bus driving may substitute for education requirements.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Driver qualifications are required for this position. Valid driver license, insured vehicle available for use on the job, and a satisfactory drive record for the previous three years are required
  • Current, valid Class 'B' Commercial Driver's License (CDL) permit with:
    • School Bus driver license endorsement ('S' Endorsement).
    • Passenger driver license endorsement ('P' Endorsement).
    • Successfully pass the DMV Air Brakes Knowledge test.
  • Registration with the Central Background Registry of the Child Care Division.
  • Oregon School Bus Driver's Certificate or ability to obtain.
  • Candidate must pass pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screenings.
  • Current Medical Examiner's Certificate Card or ability to obtain.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.
  • Candidate must pass pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screens.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Early Childhood Education experience preferred.
  • Ability to engage problem-solving techniques in order serve clients with maximum efficiency.
  • Basic computing skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Teams, Outlook, Excel), mapping, and video software.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish capabilities are preferred but not required.
    • To qualify as bilingual, staff must possess demonstrated abilities to speak, write, and read fluently in Spanish and English and pass a bilingual test. *Bilingual staff may receive a pay differential based on HS Program language needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

  • Transports passengers on program-related activities by the most direct route, safely, and efficiently.
  • Develop and maintain the quickest and safest bus route for assigned Head Start sites.
  • Keeps assigned vehicle clean and equipped for emergencies. Reports any malfunctions.
  • Transports children with disabilities safely and appropriately.
  • Complete pre-trip inspection of bus and immediately report any failed inspection points.
  • Monitors own licensing and training requirements and ensures that current and legal bus driving requirements are maintained at all times. This includes at least 8-hours per year for special training.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records within allotted time lines to include class rosters, routes, mileage (as assigned), absentee child tracking and others as assigned.
  • Reviews emergency and safety procedures with children on a regular basis.
  • Maintaining continuous work-related learning by attending regular and special program training events, degree and certificate programs, or comparable special studies by arrangement with the program administration, and by reading materials related to their field and specialties.
  • Provides safety training in classrooms.
  • Supports classroom team by providing break coverage, cleaning, or other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Required to frequently be able to reach and grip steering wheel; regularly required to climb or balance; occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to visually inspect bus.
  • Regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, ability to adjust focus and depth perception. Ability to be alert at all times while performing job.
  • Ability to remain calm and quickly evacuate children from the school bus in an emergency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Driving and vehicle inspections in all weather conditions.
  • Securing and transporting young children with varying abilities.
  • Moderate to frequent loud noises.
  • Multiple distractions from traffic, parents, bus riders and the public.

**Enrollment in the Central Background Registry is beneficial if you are even considering working with children in the State of Oregon, since it will be required before you can start a position. Enrollment is free and it is recommended that you start now as the process can take time. Start enrollment online at: oregonearlylearning.com

MWVCAA is committed to promoting and achieving diversity, equity and inclusion with employees and with those we serve. The agency strives to be an employer of choice with a vision for all people to be respected for their infinite worth, and supported to envision and reach a positive future.

MWVCAA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veterans, and people with disabilities or any other protected category. We welcome all people to join us in achieving our Mission. If you require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position, please notify a member of our team at (503) 585-6232.

**This is a partial list of essential duties and responsibilities. To review the full job description, download below.

If you need ADA accommodations to apply for MWVCAA job openings, please contact Human Resources at HR@mwvcaa.org or call 503-585-6232 to ask for a HR Team Member.

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