The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Pre-School Bus Driver - Class B - Endorsements: S and P - Part-Time

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/31/2018 1:07 PM)
  • Overview

    Safely operate a school bus or alternate vehicle to transport children to and from their homes and the Head Start Centers over an assigned route according to a time schedule, including students with special needs.   The Bus Driver is often the first and the last person that both a parent and a child see each program day.


    As Needed During the Hours Of:


    07:30AM – 9:30AM  and 02:30PM – 05:30PM


    Schedule: 25 - 30 Hours Per Week


    2018/2019 School Year - 43 Weeks


    Hourly Rate:  $20.00


    • Operates the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner;
    • Safely runs a fixed route;
    • Administers basic first aid in case of an injury;
    • Handles emergency situations, including vehicle evacuation procedures;
    • Operates special equipment such as a wheelchair lift; assistance devices or special occupant restraints;
    • Conducts routine maintenance and safety checks of the vehicle;
    • Bus Drivers must maintain accurate records regarding their vehicle and children who are being transported. The record-keeping includes:
    1. Accident reports
    2. Pre and post-trip inspections for the operation of the vehicle
    3. Regular ongoing maintenance records
    4. Contact information for release of a child to a parent or guardian
    5. Establish written fixed bus routes and if necessary, alternate routes
    • May escort children to their classroom and convey any messages from parents to the teacher, as well as any incidents on the bus.



    Education Requirement:   High School Diploma or GED


    License Required:              

    Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class B with an “S” and “P” endorsement


    Experience Requirements: 

    Minimum of one year Class B driving experience transporting children and prior experience working with preschool aged children.


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