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.
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.
At least two years’ work experience as a bus driver preferred.
Possess a valid Florida Driver’s license with clean driving record.
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.
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.