Oct 26, 2020

Driver

  • TrulyHired
  • Vergennes, VT 05491, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION FUNCTION:
Responsible for the safety and security of the students, staff and facilities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Transports students to and from off-center appointments.
• Checks the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment to ensure that
everything is in working order.
• Reports any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
• Complies with traffic regulations.
• Prepares and submits reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, and/or fuel
consumption.
• Ensures the physical security of buildings and property.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Working knowledge of basic vehicle operation
Demonstrated knowledge of vehicle safety practices, inspection and maintenance
Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations
Strong attention to detail
Good decision making skills
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to relate to students
Proficient in the use of computer software such as MSWord, Excel and Outlook, etc.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $16.35 Per Hour
Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
Employer Description
Education & Training Resources (ETR) is the current contract management for Northlands Job Corps. We are headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We are a partner with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Job Corps and local Workforce Investment Boards for the management and operation of Job Corps Centers and customized workforce development programs that serve both youth and adults. We design and deliver a variety of customized education, career technical training, and employment related services for both our students and federal, state and local partners.

We are a qualified Workforce Development Company with over 25 years of experience in managing both residential and non-residential workforce development programs, including Job Corps Centers, WIA Youth and Adult Programs, Summer Youth Employment Programs, School-to-Work Transition Programs, and Welfare-to-Work (TANF) Transition Programs. ETR's organizational strength is defined within the Company's Mission Statement, which is "to provide meaningful and quality education, training, and employment services to disadvantaged youth and adults that leads to opportunities for their professional growth and personal self-sufficiency."

Education & Training Resources is dedicated to enhancing the lives of all our students. We manage projects and provide training with a goal of helping our students pursue high growth and high demand careers. We collaborate with a variety of youth organizations, workforce development entities, as well as secondary and post-secondary educational institutions in order to help our students fulfill their professional career goals. A recognized strength that places ETR above other workforce development providers is the lasting relationships we establish with each student; and, our individualized approach to helping our students achieve their academic, career training and employment goals.

By creating exciting and challenging residential and non-residential learning environments, our students are able to enter the workforce with the skills and certifications necessary to meet industry recognized standards. Choosing Education & Training Resources for your workforce development needs will provide you with an experienced and capable small business partner who understands how to deliver capable and qualified students to employers! Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
Northlands Job Corps Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
    High school graduate or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:
    • One year experience in driving passenger vehicles.

    ADA REQUIREMENTS:
    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

    • Reading, writing and communicating fluently in English
    • Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone
    • Seeing to read road maps, road signs, labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc.
    • Sitting, standing, moving about or walking for occasional or frequent periods of time
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
    • Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching overhead
    • Retrieving and storing files and supplies; occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Campus and general office setting
    • Indoor and outdoor environment
    • May be subject to irregular work schedules
    Driving a vehicle (bus, van, auto) in variable traffic and weather conditions

    Patrols assigned areas and remain alert for disturbances, safety hazards, traffic violators, suspicious acts and/or persons, and other unusual conditions.
    Enforces all authorized laws, rules and regulations.
    Performs building security and safety checks.
    Assists staff in quelling disturbances.
    Receives complaints and makes appropriate preliminary investigations.
    Ensures the physical security of buildings and property.
    Performs parking and traffic control duties.
    Enforces center pass policy.
    Provides escort service as directed.

    Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
    SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
    • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
    • Knowledge of law enforcement procedures
    • Basic knowledge of riot, crowd control procedures and proven ability to appropriately intervene in physical altercations
    • Excellent interpersonal, mediation, and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work with large groups of students, including students with special needs

    Proficient in the use of computer software such as MSWord, Excel and Outlook, etc.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
    High School Diploma or GED.

    EXPERIENCE:
    Six months experience in a security or work-related capacity preferred.

    OTHER:
    Must possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
    Must possess or obtain valid commercial Driver's License within three months of hire. Water Safety Certification.

    ADA REQUIREMENTS:
    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

    • Reading, writing and communicating fluently in English
    • Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone
    • Seeing to read labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc.
    • Sitting, standing, moving about or walking for occasional or frequent periods of time
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, two-way radio and other office equipment
    • Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching overhead
    • Retrieving and storing files and supplies; occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Campus and general office setting
    • Indoor and outdoor environment
    • Driving a vehicle (bus, van, auto) occasionally in variable traffic and weather conditions
    • Exposure to possible confrontations and fights

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • Bernadette Brookes
  • 100A MacDonough Drive
  • Vergennes, Vermont 05491
  • Phone: 802-877-0159
  • Fax: 802-877-0392
  • Email: click here

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