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Provide daily transportation of children to and from schools and field trips as directed for school aged care and childcare classes. Responsible for overall maintenance and inspections of EmBe fleet of 6 vans and the bus with oil changes and other scheduled maintenance as needed.

  • Responsible for assigning the weekly transportation and field trip schedule and being the bus driver M-F for school-aged care transporting.
  • Keep lines of communication open with all childcare and SAC teachers regarding the transportation of scheduled field trips.
  • Explain safety/evacuation procedures to children and teachers and assist children in getting on and off the bus.
  • Inspect and ensure all car seats are secured for childcare field trips. (Placement of car seats will be determined by the Executive Director of Childcare Services.)
  • Prepare and implement the weekly needs of vehicle inspections on the bus and fleet of vans. Provide completed paperwork to the Director of Facilities weekly.
  • Perform simple vehicle maintenance, such as filling the gas tank, cleaning exterior and interior, taking the vehicle for oil changes or state inspections, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose vehicle problems that need attention. Approval from the Director of Facilities is needed to authorize repairs.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    • CDL License Required
    • Excellent Driving Record observing speed limits and obeying road signs
    • Passenger Endorsement
    • Physical Evaluation
    • Demonstrate knowledge of bus transportation and maintenance
    • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
    • Ability to remain calm, positive and focused in a busy, distracting environment