Bus Driver (Truck Driver 2)

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Job Title:

Bus Driver (Truck Driver 2)

Job Description:

To safely transport program participants to and from program classes/activities. Also, perform other duties as needed for program support.

The position reports directly to the ECEAP program Director. This positon requires knowledge and implementation of: appropriate/safe/lawful driving skills; knowledge of (TEFD) Teacher Education and Family Development approved positive child guidance strategies; and ability to establish positive rapport with parents, children, and co-workers. The incumbent will be responsible for designated record keeping, completion of daily vehicle safety checks, vehicle refueling and maintenance follow through (utilizing local vendors), and working with other staff for scheduling of daily transportation routes. The incumbent may also perform other duties as needed to support the ECEAP programs as food service, classroom support, attendance at staff meetings, office support, etc. This requires strong oral and written communication skills with co-workers, parents, and children.

Essential Duties Summary:

1.Drive program bus, college van/bus, and similar vehicle to transport program participants to and from program classes/activities. Assist passengers getting on and off vehicles as needed. (Ability to lift up to 70 Ibs.)
2.May deliver food items, meals, and/or program supplies/may load and unload these items. (Ability to lift 70 Ibs.)
3.Drive to transport program participants for field trips and special events, as scheduled/ program allows.
4.Will provide emergency transport during program hours schedule allows.
5.Communicates with other staff members and parents to schedule and coordinate daily transportation route/needs. Displays flexibility as emergent scheduling revisions occur.
6.Provides a communication link between home and programs.
7.Maintains daily written records of mileage, passenger picks ups, drops off, in both programs, and submits required data/report information in a timely manner.
8.Completes written documentation of daily vehicle safety checks (lights, tire pressure, turn signals, lights, mirrors, etc.)
9.Maintains appropriate fuel levels in vehicles. Reports trouble or concerns regarding vehicle maintenance, supplies, and repair needs to program managers follows through with approved maintenance requirements utilizing local vendors and approved college procedures.
10.Acts as mandated reporter in accordance to child welfare laws and regulations.
11.Supports Teacher Education and Family Development Department with community outreach by participating in designated community events with prior arrangements (may involve evening and/or weekend time.)
12.Perform other duties as needed to support operation of ECEAP programs, as scheduled allows. This often applies to times when bus routes are not in operation but is not limited to this. Examples may include:
•Food service participates in food preparation and or serving, and/or delivery of meals.
•Classrooms support assisting core classroom staff.
•Attends program staff meetings as determined with each program and as driving schedule allows.
•Office support – answers phone, makes copies, deliver mail, organizes intake packets, participates in inventory processes, etc.
•Attend monthly Bud safety meetings as a program representative to access and share current information with director.
•Participates in pertinent training, as requested by supervisors.
•Other as determined.
13.Submit to random drug testing as requested.
14. Provide annual driving abstract to program director.

Required Qualifications:

Current/ valid Washington state driver’s license/CDL license and passenger endorsement with two years driving experience within this context.
Current negative TB test (or signed statement from Health Dept. that named is cleared)
Proof of MMR Immunization
Documentation of clean driving record
Cleared portable background check/via MERIT
Current infant/child CPR and First Aid training
HIV/AIDS Training and/or blood pathogen training
On-going random drug testing with negative results

Special Conditions for Eligibility:

Hourly employees who qualify (work 350 hours in 12 consecutive months) are represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Jeanne Clery Statement:

Notice of Availability of Annual Security Report – Centralia College’s Annual Crime/Security Report is available here, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call (360)623-8947.

EEO Statement:

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

Title IX Statement:

Centralia College is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information visit, Title IX.


$21.27/hr Range 41-G

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening begins as online applications are submitted.

Further information available from Teresa Schneider, ECEAP and Children’s Lab School Program Director, (360)623-8603 or via e-mail: [email protected]




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 1/19/2021
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