10/10/2018

School Bus Driver

  • York House School
  • START DATE: 09/10/2018
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Other
  • North America
Teaching / Faculty Jobs K-12 School

Job Overview

School Bus Driver
 
York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an exceptional education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Position Summary

We have an immediate opening for an on-call School Bus Driver with a valid Class 4 drivers license. The successful candidate will have experience driving a bus as well as working with children. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the bus driver is responsible for transporting children from school to home or from home to school or to and from activities or events. This is an on-call part-time position as a member of the Facilities department.
 
 Bus Driving Responsibilities

  • Vehicle inspection per Transport Canada guidelines
  • Fueling and cleaning of fleet; ensure vehicles are cleaned and hygienic
  • Transport children to and from school in the mornings and afternoons and as required to and from school to attend events or activities
  • Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound bus at all times
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route; such as checking the bus tires, lights, and oil and other basic maintenance
  • Assist students with getting on and off the bus when required
  • Before stopping, operate stop sign and flashing lights on bus to alert traffic
  • Pick up and drop off kids at designated locations
  • Follow a planned route on a time schedule
  • Help disabled children get on and off the bus
  • Ensure children stay in their seat at all times
  • Inform Administration of unruly children
  • Follow safety procedures to make sure they and all kids are safe
  • Keep passengers informed of possible delays
  • Listen to alerts about bad weather
  • Carefully navigate roads and watch for ice, debris, or slippery spots
  • Report accidents immediately
  • Call police during an emergency

 Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Current and valid Bus driving license class 4
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Previous bus driving experience required
  • Demonstrated safety record and knowledge of safe procedures
  • On call occasionally to respond to needs of school and / or for emergencies
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to work a variable schedule as needed

 Qualities

  • Patient and a keen listener
  • Work collaboratively with effective communication within the facilities department
  • Demonstrated polite and respectful interactions with all school community members
  • English language comprehension level for effective verbal and written communication

 
Please apply online (with resume and cover letter)

Closing date: October 19, 2018

A criminal record and vulnerable sector check is a requirement.


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