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Bus Driver

This position supports the work of Girl Power, a leading nonprofit organization committed to providing safe spaces and evidenced based programs and services for at-promise girls. Provides safe transportation to and from home, program sites and field trips while maintaining a supportive, safe and positive atmosphere. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Drives bus safely according to Girl Power’s policies and procedures and state laws.

  • Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day and record all information. Records gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms. Cleans out bus each day.

  • Promotes safety at all times by keeping first aid supplies fully stocked.

  • Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed.

  • Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.

  • Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years’ work experience as a bus driver preferred.

  • Possess a valid Florida Driver’s license with clean driving record.

  • Able to pass a Level 2 Background check.

  • Eligible to obtain a HACK License within 90 days of employment.

  • Knowledge of the rules/guidelines related to commercial passenger vehicles (bus).

  • Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR and First Aid.

  • Desire and ability to work with at-promise girls.

  • Track record of building relationships with staff, students, volunteers, and parents.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Make sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better transportation experience for students.

  • Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for students.

  • Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.

  • Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact other staff, volunteers and students.

  • Ability to respond to emergency situations and respond to environmental and other hazardous activity.

WORKING HOURS:

Monday through Thursday 2:30 to 7:30 pm

Friday- 10am to 12 pm

Some weekends required

SALARY:

$17 per hour

3% to 5% raise after 90 days

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Agency practicing social distancing amongst staff and program participants. Also, masks are mandatory for staff and students at ALL times.