West Cook YMCA


Bus Driver

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Youth Development

Compensation: $15.00 / hour

Location:

West Cook YMCA
255 S. Marion St.
Oak Park, Il 60302

Job Description

Position Summary

Provides safe transportation to and from program sites. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.

Essential Functions
  1. Drives bus safely according to YMCA policies and procedures and state laws.
  2. 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.
  3. Promotes safety at all times and keeps first aid supplies fully stocked.
  4. Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed.
  5. Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor.

Job Requirements

YMCA LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES (Team Leader)
  • Values: Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.
  • Quality Results: Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences.
  • Functional Expertise: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.
  • Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND REQUISITES
  1. Has a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred
  2. Ensures highest safety standards at all times through bus inspections and maintaining vehicle records
  3. Picks up and delivers passengers on time and according to established procedures
  4. Fosters a welcoming environment for all- on and off the bus
  5. Three year experience as a bus driver preferred
  6. Knowledge of the rules/guidelines related to commercial passenger vehicles (bus).
  7. Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR and First Aid.
  8. Desire and ability to work with children.
  9. Is 25 years of age or older
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  • Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency

 

TO APPLY

Email resume and cover letter to: Rebecca Boblett, Youth Development School Age Coordinator, youthdevelopmenthr@westcookymca.org

 

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