YOUTH - Bus Driver

Job Description

 

The YMCA is currently taking applications for friendly and responsible bus drivers. Candidate is responsible for safely transporting program participants to and from program activities and day camp sites and will conduct maintenance inspection and complete maintenance checklist daily before vehicle leaves YMCA;  must test brakes in the parking lot before vehicle enters public roadways; must visually monitor gauges while vehicle is operating; must report any problem with vehicle to supervisor; must comply with YMCA Vehicle Safety Rules at all times and follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies; must adhere to route schedule as planned by supervisor; must provide positive role model for children in consistent personal use of seat belts/shoulder harness; must maintain clean and safe interior of vehicle by promptly disposing of trash, cleaning up spills, etc.; must conduct weekly inspection of first aid kit and fire extinguisher located in vehicle; must assist counselors in ensuring well-being of children through enforcement of safety rules; i.e., children are to be seated at all times while the vehicle is in motion; children may not extend arms, heads, or legs through open windows when the vehicle is in motion; adults are to be seated next to doors; must physically assist and visually monitor children while boarding/de-boarding vehicle; will conduct attendance check upon departure and arrival at each stop; must deliver children into cognizance of designated adult at site; will share any significant information about individual children with site director/counselor.  

 

Requirements

 

Applicant must be a minimum age of 25 with 2 or more years driving a 66 passenger bus:  High School Graduate or GED; must relate well to middle/high school age children; must have current Texas Driver's License: CDL with air brake endorsement; must have or obtain valid TB test.  Bus drivers are subject to drug and alcohol testing under federal Department of Transportation rules.

Must provide safe and clean transportation for YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas program participants.